Upcoming Events at Sweetwater

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

MAVUNO Festival of African American Arts & Culture

October 10 - November 7, 2020

24 years ago, Black artists and educators from our community approached Sweetwater with the idea to host the MAVUNO Festival of African American Art & Culture. It was a great success and we have been celebrating together every year since! …

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Sewickley's First Black Mission

Sewickley Black History Self-Guided Tour

October 10th - November 7th, 2020

It is unknown to many that Sewickley has had a prominent and thriving Black community for many generations. The first Black settlers arrived in Sewickley in the 1820s. With opportunity to work in construction, building the town, and in wealthy …

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FALL for the ARTS Online Art Auction

November 9 – November 22, 2020

Fall fundraiser auction of paintings and fine art prints by regional professional artists. Whether you are an experienced art collector or an art enthusiast looking to purchase your first piece, Sweetwater’s FALL for the ARTS online art auction has works …

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Holiday Mart

November 28th – December 19th

Sweetwater’s annual Holiday Mart is a tradition in our community that we just can’t skip this year! After much consideration, we are planning to present Holiday Mart online in 2020. Log on and shop for unique, handcrafted gifts made by …

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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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