Sweetwater's gallery is closed for the season. Each November and December our gallery hosts Sweetwater's annual Holiday Mart pop-up boutique. Join us at this year's Holiday Mart to find one-of-a-kind gifts made by local artists! You can shop in-person or online: www.SweetwaterArtSale.org
Our 2022 exhibitions will open in January. As always, we will have a wide variety of concepts and media offered to our viewers. 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!
Every holiday season we transform our gallery and community room into our annual pop-up boutique of artist-made gifts, Holiday Mart! Shoppers will find a wide variety of jewelry, ceramics, glass, weavings and knitwear, fine art, ornaments, cards, edibles & so …
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 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.