Upcoming Events at Sweetwater

This December, Sweetwater will present its 25th annual Holiday Mart event from December 6th – 15th, 2019. Holiday Mart features a large selection of jewelry, ceramics, glass, fiber arts, two-dimensional art, photography, hostess gifts, edibles & more! Gifts to suit every style and budget, with the added benefit of proceeds going to support your favorite community art center.

Colonnade by Ian Brill

Celebrating Sweetwater’s 45th Anniversary with Colonnade: Light Installation by Ian Brill

Free Event!

2020 is Sweetwater’s 45th Anniversary! We have been offering the community art, music and culture since 1975! We have a lot planned to celebrate this year with you and have kicked off our anniversary with this site specific light installation …


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Empty Bowls: Make-A-Bowl Day at Sweetwater!

January 18, 2020
11:00AM-1:00PM or 2:00PM-4:00PM

Sweetwater is sponsoring two wet clay open studio sessions in support of an Empty Bowls fundraising event, hosted by Just Harvest and the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, two local organizations that work toward the elimination of hunger and poverty. …


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January Artist Guild Meeting with Pat Olliffe

January 27, 2020
7:00PM
Free Event!

Join us for our monthly Artist Guild meeting and 1 year anniversary party with Pat Olliffe! Pat Olliffe is a penciller for Marvel Comics best known for his work on Untold Tales of Spider-Man and Spider-Girl. Olliffe is also a published author and …


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Sweet Jazz: South City Jazz

February 7, 2020
7:00PM-9:00PM

South City Jazz: Classic piano trio sounds of the ’50s and ’60s combined with the music of today. It’s time again to spend your cold winter nights with us enjoying great music at Sweetwater’s annual Clearview Federal Credit Union SweetJazz …


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Sweet Jazz: Cadillac Club

February 14, 2020
7:00-9:00PM

Pittsburgh’s premier groove collective, Cadillac Club takes you back to this era by reviving this type of instrumental dance-floor jazz, funk, and soul.  Guitarist Wayne Smith channels the energy of jazz greats like Grant Green and Pittsburgh’s own George Benson, …


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Sweet Jazz: The Yoko Suzuki Trio

February 21, 2020
7:00PM-9:00PM

The Yoko Suzuki Trio: Alto saxophone led trio perform a mix of jazz standard songs and original compositions. It’s time again to spend your cold winter nights with us enjoying great music at Sweetwater’s annual Clearview Federal Credit Union SweetJazz …


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Sweet Jazz: Etta Cox & Al Dowe

February 28, 2020
7:00PM-9:00PM

Etta Cox & Al Dowe: Award-winning vocalist and trombonist performing all your jazz favorites It’s time again to spend your cold winter nights with us enjoying great music at Sweetwater’s annual Clearview Federal Credit Union SweetJazz Music Series! Join us …


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Sweet Jazz: AbraCaDabra!

March 6, 2020
7:00PM-9:00PM

AbraCaDabra!: The Magic of Music with Betty Douglas, Rex Trimm & Co. It’s time again to spend your cold winter nights with us enjoying great music at Sweetwater’s annual Clearview Federal Credit Union SweetJazz Music Series! Join us to enjoy …


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Sweet Jazz: Roger Humphries and the RH Factor

March 13, 2020
7:00PM-9:00PM

Roger Humphries and the RH Factor: Classic jazz with Pittsburgh’s legendary drummer and his fantastic quartet. It’s time again to spend your cold winter nights with us enjoying great music at Sweetwater’s annual Clearview Federal Credit Union SweetJazz Music Series! …


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Sweet Jazz Series

February 1, 2020
7:00PM-9:00PM

It’s time again to spend your cold winter nights with us enjoying great music at Sweetwater’s annual Clearview Federal Credit Union SweetJazz Music Series! Join us to enjoy amazing talent each Friday in our intimate night club setting. Open bar …


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Empty Bowls: Glaze-a-Bowl Night at Sweetwater!

February 20, 2020
7:00PM-9:00PM
Free Event!

Whether you created a bowl at our Empty Bowls Make-a-Bowl day or not, all are welcome! We will be gathering this Third Thursday to glaze all the bowls created in our ceramic studio for Just Harvest’s Empty Bowls Dinner. Join …


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Chef’s Table Dinner Date Night

April 16, 2020
7:00-9:00pm

Ever wonder how chefs make it look so easy? Learn some new techniques and how to make a signature dish with attention from a true professional. Drop the kid(s) off at our activities center downstairs and enjoy a romantic dinner …


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A GIFT FOR THE ARTS. DONATE TODAY.

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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