Sweetwater Center for the Arts offers more than 400 classes, workshops, and lectures annually in the visual, performing, literary and culinary arts to both adults and children beginning at age 4.  Sweetwater's multidisciplinary approach includes classes in ceramics/sculpture, cooking, drawing, painting, photography, dance, jewelry, fiber arts, traditional crafts and private music lessons. Register for a class.



Register for FALL CLASSES through September 8, 2017 and receive 10% off the tuition with coupon code fall17early10 when registering online. Excludes private music lessons and private art lessons. Sweetwater does not offer reimbursement if coupon code is not used at the time of registration. Online registration is available for the majority of Sweetwater's classes. Set up an online account by clicking here. Once you have created a User ID and Password, you will then be able to log on to our new online system anytime and register for classes without picking up the phone.

Online registration is not available for all classes.  
Online registration is not available for private art and music lessons, as well as select other classes. Please call 412-741-4405 to register for these classes.

Education programs at Sweetwater Center for the Arts are supported in part by grants from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, Allegheny Regional Asset District, private foundations and businesses, and the generous contributions of many individuals.

The Center offers:

  • Artist-instructors with outstanding qualifications
  • Classes for beginners and experienced students
  • Small, intimate class setting
  • Full and partial need-based scholarship opportunities