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Peruse 5,000+ pieces of local art at this holiday mART

WHAT This one isn’t just a holiday mart, it’s a holiday mART — emphasis on the art. This pop-up boutique features locally made handcrafted gifts, such as jewelry, ceramics, glass, weavings, knitted wears, fine art, wood craft, toys, cards and ornaments. In all, expect to see more than 5,000 items for sale from more than 100 artists. Event runs from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
WHERE Sweetwater Center for the Arts at 200 Broad St. (Sewickley)
WHEN December 1, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. to December 9, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.


When you or a family member is looking to take an art class, view an exhibition, or attend a cultural event, where do you turn? If you're like most in our community, you go to Sweetwater Center for the Arts.

$1,000 provides enough materials to fund a semester-long community outreach program.
$500 allows two senior citizens to take an oil painting class.
$250 provides enough clay for every student in an 8-week ceramics class.
$200 will send a child to summer camp for a week.
$100 provides the food for a culinary workshop.
$50 provides materials for two weeks of painting camps.

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