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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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In brief: Sweetwater Holiday Mart goes virtual, glass recycling and more around Sewickley

Holiday Mart online Sweetwater’s Center for the Arts annual Holiday Mart will be online in 2020. Log on and shop for unique, handcrafted gifts made by local artists Nov. 28-Dec. …

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Your guide to safe and local holiday shopping in Pittsburgh

Holiday Mart at Sweetwater Center for the Arts Log on to experience Sweetwater’s 2020 Holiday Mart running from Nov. 28 through Dec. 19. The tradition, which is the art center’s largest annual …

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Sewickley Valley Community Fund awarded record $40K in grants during pandemic

The Sewickley Valley Community Fund awarded a record number of grants this year to local organizations in need during the coronavirus pandemic and is now trying to raise funds to …

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Things to do this weekend, from the Clemente Fall Fest to the Virtual Polishfest

Friday, November 6 and Saturday, November 7: Sewickley Black History Self-Guided Tour Various times Did you know that Sewickley has had a prominent, thriving Black community since the 1820s? It’s …

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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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