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Our Mission
The Creative Alliance builds communities by bringing together artists and audiences from diverse backgrounds to experience spectacular arts and education programs and engage in the creative process. We provide support to area artists, promote Baltimore as a center for creative production, act as a positive force in our community, and advocate for cultural expression rooted in a sense of place.

3134 Eastern Avenue,
Baltimore, MD 21224

Tue-Sat, 11am-7pm




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Social Justice Events and Exhibitions at Creative Alliance

Creative Alliance’s mission to bring the community together and explore social justice issues through the arts is both relevant and visionary.


Art To Dine For Season is here!

Art To Dine For season of sparkling soirees is here again! Our fascinating collectors, designers, artists, musicians, singers, dancers and arts lovers generously welcome you into their homes, lofts, studios or workplaces for an insider's view of Baltimore's vivacious art scene. Art To Dine For supports Creative Alliance's free and reduced artistic, youth education, and outreach programs.

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SOLD OUT Art To Dine For - Art Transcends

Thu Sept 29

Photographers Aliza and Michael Friedman open their Pikesville home for guests to enjoy an evening of international arts. Aliza, who hails from Israel, prepares a scrumptious Middle Eastern dinner. Along with her beautiful, original jewelry, guests can view the art the couple has collected from Israel, Nigeria, Thailand, Monte Carlo, and China. Michael Joseph Harris and his band Ultrafaux play original jazz compositions reminiscent of Hot Club classics.

Horse Lords + Kaynak Pipers of Bulgaria

Fri Sept 30

A night of wild hypnotic, drone laden grooves from Bulgaria to Baltimore.

Life Drawing

Every Saturday

Creative Alliance and Artists Housing, Inc. take turns hosting life models for the drawing community. Sessions are held both at the Creative Alliance or Gallery 1448 at 1448 E. Baltimore Street – please check listings and website for last minute location shifts.

KERPLUNK! Free Family Drop-In: OCT 1 - DEC 3

Saturdays October 1 – December 3

Kids can engage in arts and crafts activities with teaching artists Terry Barnes and Alexandra Gonzalez on Saturday at the Creative Alliance! Families and children of all ages can also tour Creative Alliance's galleries and create unique art projects that are linked to our exhibitions. Stop in for a quick visit or stay for an entire afternoon to explore art materials and make new friends.

Saturdays October 1 – December 3 | Noon-3pm | FREE!

Rafael Alvarez and Friends From Afar…

Sat Oct 1

Highlandtown hero of the written word, Rafael Alvarez, hosts an afternoon of readings by writers from Baltimore, New York and more. 

Annie Liontas:

WallyGPX Ride-Along

Sat Oct 1

Meet and learn about the WallyGPX project, then join WallyGPX as the group bikes its way through a pre-designed route to create a massive and collaborative virtual geoglyph.

1 – 4pm | $15, $10 members


*A smartphone with GPS & room to upload a GPS recording app (ie Strava or Map My Ride)

*a bicycle

*a positive attitude geared towards exploration & adventure.

SOLD OUT Art To Dine For - Laugh Track

Sat Oct 1

Paul and Mary Streb host a raucous evening of stand-up comedy when the hilarious duo Jason Weems and Elahe Izadi perform at the Streb’s contemporary home in Columbia. Jason has performed at the prestigious “Just For Laughs Festival” in Montreal and was a semi-finalist on the hit NBC series, “Last Comic Standing.” Elahe is a comedian by night and Washington Post national reporter/TV/NPR commentator by day.

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