Sweetwater is excited to present all of the exhibitions on our 2019 gallery schedule! We will have a wide variety of concept and media offered this year. We hope you join us for all of our receptions, meet the artists, and spend time viewing our exhibitions. We would love to start a conversation with you!
Reception Thursday, June 20th, 7:00-9:00pm. Throughout 2019, Sweetwater has been honored to work with the children of Holy Family Institute’s Journey of Hope program. This program offers a safe, supportive environment to children. Journey of Hope offers shelter, food, clothing, …
Reception: Saturday, August 3, 6:00-8:00pm. Sweetwater is excited to present a solo exhibition by ceramic artist Katie Stone. A graduate of Maryland Institute College of Art, Katie is the Studio Director at Stray Cat Studios. Katie’s sculptures are filled with …
Sweetwater Center for the Arts hosts a variety of juried and curated exhibitions in its gallery each season. We are committed to offering opportunities to regional, national, emerging, and accomplished artists. Annual opportunities include a solo exhibition for regional artists, an exhibition coinciding with our MAVUNO Festival of African American culture and participation in Holiday mART, our annual sale of handmade gifts.
Sweetwater’s gallery is located on the mezzanine level of Sweetwater’s Community Room with wood floors and natural lighting. The gallery has about 85 feet of wall space and has a height limitation of 7.5 feet on 2D work. Sweetwater retains 40% of gallery sales and holds the artist responsible for transport/shipment of artwork. All submission fees are non-refundable.
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.