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In addition to educational programming, Sweetwater provides cultural programming that is open to the public and offered for free or for a nominal cost - including musical performances, educational lectures, and exhibitions featuring local, regional, national, and international artists. Through gallery exhibitions, educational programming, and fundraising events, Sweetwater supports over 300 emerging and professional artists, musicians, and teachers throughout the region annually.

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38 Pittsburgh cultural organizations granted big bucks by Bloomberg Philanthropies

Bloomberg Philanthropies dropped tens of thousands of dollars for unrestricted use on 38 organizations in the Pittsburgh arts community Thursday. Along with the big bucks, the charitable foundation also offered …

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PITTSBURGH — Based in Sewickley, Sweetwater Center for the Arts hosts a variety of programs and exhibits highlighting regional artists with a focus on art education and development for children …

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Sweetwater Center for the Arts Presents Original Work By Frank Dininno

Sewickley, PA, March 6, 2019, Sweetwater Center for the Arts presents 16 original Frank Dininno paintings and drawings from the collection of Luke Ward, a Sewickley community member and art …

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Longtime greeting card illustrator shares story with Sewickley Artist Guild

You’ve probably never heard of George Schill, but chances are, you’ve given — or received — one or more of his creations for a birthday or Christmas or just to …

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Events Up and Coming

Acoustic Music Series: Jagtime Millionaire

July 18, 2019
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Five Thursday Night Concerts, 7:00pm-9:00pm

Unplug with us on these hot summer nights to hear amazing musical talent from our region and beyond. Sweetwater’s new music series features acoustic performances in a different style of music each week. These fantastic nights of live music include complimentary wine, beer, & light hors d’oeuvres in Sweetwater’s intimate night club setting.

Thursday, July 18 with Jagtime Millionaire
Classic and novelty ragtime, blended with intricate fingerpicking and folk guitar.

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$25 members / $30 non-members / $35 at the door
Members only series tickets: $110 for all five concerts

Sweetwater would like to thank our media sponsors 91.3 WYEP & 90.5 WESA, as well as 424 Walnut for their generous food donations.

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Featured Events

Acoustic Music Series: Jagtime Millionaire

July 18, 2019
7:00pm - 9:00pm
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Acoustic Music Series: Simple Gifts

July 25, 2019
7:00pm - 9:00pm
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Acoustic Music Series: Cello Fury

August 1, 2019
7:00pm - 9:00pm
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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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