We <3 Our Members Family Painting Day!

Fourteen of Pittsburgh’s leading cultural organizations have banded together to say thank you to their dedicated supporters by offering free admission* to members of participating institutions on select dates this February.

*free admission extends to two adults and four children

Sweeetwater is offering a family painting class so you may experience a guided painting instructional for you and your children. All ages welcome! Pre-registration required for all attendees. Please call our office 412-741-4405 to register or email alvirgin@sweetwaterartcenter.org if you have questions!

In an effort to encourage exploration of Pittsburgh’s many cultural assets, each organization is also offering additional perks to members of their sister cultural organizations, including a 10% discount in participating gift shops and a 10% discount on new memberships.

Visitors will also be able to enter a raffle for a chance to win a membership to all 14 participating organizations!



Participating organization are listed below with their free admission date. Please visit the websites of each organization for additional information.

Mattress Factory: Saturday, February 3

Pittsburgh Botanic Garden: Saturday, February 3

Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh – Sunday, February 4
(including Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History, Carnegie Science Center, and the Andy Warhol Museum)

Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh: Friday, February 9

Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium: Saturday, February 10

Frick Art and Historical Center: Sunday, February 11
(Reservations Required to tour the Clayton House)

Phipps Concervatory & Botanic Gardens: Saturday, February 17

Westmorland Museum of American Art: Saturday, February 24

Heinz History Center: Sunday February, 25
(Inlcuding Fort Pitt Museum)



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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