Sweetwater Center for the Arts is open! Start registering for classes & workshops today! Our facility hours vary at this time - please contact us by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: 412-741-4405.
Sweetwater has instituted the following Health & Safety Practices as recommended from the CDC and in collaboration with local arts and culture organizations:
Important policies to remember when coming to Sweetwater:
As we remain open, Sweetwater follows recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and the PA Department of Health to ensure the health and safety of students, parents/guardians, instructors, staff, and guests. You may find links below to resources utilized to formulate the below policies and procedures. We will continue to monitor Covid-19 and update policies and procedures as needed.
Sweetwater is committed to the following to minimize the risk of COVID-19:
We ask the visitors and students do their part to minimize the risk of COVID-19:
We are asking anyone to STAY AT HOME if you are feeling sick:
Ceramics Studio Policies
ONLY ON PERSON AT A SINK AT A TIME
Please announce to the room you are going to the sink before getting up.
Communication with your classmates is key to keeping social distancing.
WASH YOUR HANDS
DO NOT TOUCH YOUR FACE
WEAR YOUR MASK
STAY 6 FEET AWAY FROM INSTRUCTOR AND CLASSMATES
THE STUDIO WILL BE DISINFECTED BETWEEN CLASSES AND RENTALS.
When an item is ready to be fired place it on the appropriate shelf in the kiln room. DO NOT touch or move any other pieces on these shelves.
The bottoms of your work must have: Your name AND your class code!
As Always Please Keep the Studio Clean:
Sweetwater tools and equipment:
Please clean up after yourself. Stay safe for yourself and others!
Gallery Reopening Policies
Sweetwater Gallery will implement the following Covid-19 safety plan to ensure the health, safety, and wellbeing of gallery guests and staff.
1. All visitors and staff are required to wear masks or face coverings while in our building, no matter of vaccination status.
2. Visitors should practice safe spacing of at least 3 feet.
3. Please be respectful of others to ensure all may view our exhibitions safely.
4. Please follow all of Sweetwater Center for the Art’s Safety procedures while in our building.
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 Sponsors an event.
$750 Covers building operational costs, upkeep, and preservation.
$500 Provides technology updates and improvements.
$400 Aids Outreach Programs for at-risk youth and underserved communities.
$250 Sponsors a teaching artist.
$100 Supports the purchases of ceramic studio glazes and supplies.
$50 Provides one art supply package for classes and workshops.