Upcoming Events at Sweetwater

Throughout the fall, Sweetwater will be presenting its annual MAVUNO Festival of African American Art and Culture. MAVUNO was created over 20 years ago by members of our Black community to encourage our entire community to celebrate, learn from, and be inspired by programming that highlights African American creativity, experience and talent in our region and beyond.

MAVUNO Gospel Brunch

September 29, 2018
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Celebrate the joy of beautiful music and delicious food together! Our MAVUNO Gospel Brunch will feature a bountiful buffet of soul food and a build your own bloody mary bar. With inspiring performances from Sewickley’s own St. Matthews A.M.E. Zion …


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Idris Kabir Syed, Associate Professor at Kent State University

Realities and Repercussions: Systemic Racism in America

October 13, 2018
6:00pm
Free Event!

MAVUNO Lecture & Open Discussion Appetizers & Refreshments at 6:00pm, Lecture at 7:00pm Join us for an informative, in depth view of systemic racism in America. Learn details about laws, policies and practices that have affected Black Americans through many …


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Dance and Be Fit! Soul Line Dancing Workshop

October 20, 2018
6:00pm - 7:30pm

Soul Line Dancing is an entertaining experience whether you’re an experienced dancer or just a novice. This dancing style uses simple line dancing steps and applies them to R & B, Pop, Hip-Hop, and Motown music from today and yesterday. …


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Holiday mART Mingle & Jingle Preview Party

November 24, 2018
7:00pm - 9:00pm

This dazzling soiree kicks off Sweetwater’s annual favorite, Holiday mART. Guests will have an exclusive first glimpse and a chance to buy finely crafted, one-of-a-kind artisanal made gifts while toasting to another wonderful holiday season. Join us for this festive …


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Holiday mART Sale: Nov 27 – Dec 9

November 27, 2018

Creative gifts from unique artisans! Support Sweetwater Center for the Arts this holiday season while shopping for handcrafted wares from local and national artists. Holiday mART features a large selection of jewelry, ceramics, glass, fiber arts, two-dimensional art and much …


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Holiday mART Happy Hour

November 27, 2018
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Free Event!

Enjoy a little retail therapy while you sip on wines, enjoy delicious snacks, and listen to live music!


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Saturdays with Santa at Holiday mART

December 1, 2018
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Free Event!

Bring your children on Saturdays during Holiday mART for the chance to meet Santa and capture memorable photos! All ages welcome!


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Holiday mART Bake Sale

December 2, 2018
10:00am - 5:00pm
Free Event!

Shop Sweetwater’s annual bake sale and purchase delicious treats for your holiday season!


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Spin to Win

December 9, 2018
10:00am - 5:00pm
Free Event!

Try your luck with our Spin to Win wheel! Prizes will include discounts, coupons, memberships, gifts and more!


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Saturdays with Santa at Holiday mART

December 8, 2018
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Free Event!

Bring your children on Saturdays during Holiday mART for the chance to meet Santa and capture memorable photos! All ages welcome!


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A GIFT FOR THE ARTS. DONATE TODAY.

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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