Upcoming Events at Sweetwater

Sweet Jazz Music Series: Jessica Lee & Mark Strickland Jazz Duo

Friday Night Concerts - June 18, 2021

Come listen to the fusion of songs from various genres in their unique jazz stylings with Jessica Lee & Mark Strickland Jazz Duo! www.jessicaleejazz.com. The food truck of the night will be Revival Chili, and they will be serving all …

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46 Works 46 Years: Sweetwater’s 45+1 Anniversary Auction

AUGUST 13, 2021 - AUGUST 31, 2021

Sweetwater was unable to celebrate our 45th anniversary last year, so this summer we will reboot and celebrate 45+1! We will be presenting Revive the Arts Festival and presenting the 46 Works 46 Years Art Auction! Our gallery will show …

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Revive the Arts Festival

Sunday, August 15th, 2021
2:00-6:00pm at Riverfront Park, Sewickley

To celebrate Sweetwater’s 45th anniversary, we are creating a free art and music festival to thank all of you for your support and to Revive the Arts in our region! Join us to enjoy live bands, pottery making and plein …

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Jazz section of large mural created by students during MAVUNO 2014 Montessori Mural Project.

MAVUNO Festival of African American Arts & Culture

September 18, 2021
at Riverfront Park, Sewickley

Each fall, Sweetwater celebrates our MAVUNO Festival of African American Art & Culture and 2021 is MAVUNO’s 25th anniversary! This year’s MAVUNO will offer an outdoor festival highlighting a wide range of artistic talents by our region’s Black artists. From …

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Holiday Mart


Holiday Mart is our annual pop-up boutique of artist-made gifts! Shoppers will find a wide variety of jewelry, ceramics, glass, weavings and knitwear, fine art, ornaments, cards, edibles & so much more! Holiday Mart offers gifts to suit every style …

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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 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.

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