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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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Creative Alliance is 21!

CREATIVE ALLIANCE AT THE PATTERSON – Baltimore’s premier multi-arts center celebrates our 21st Birthday in 2016!


Workshops for Kids and Teens

This spring, Creative Alliance presents a new line-up of fun and approachable youth workshops. From Baltimore club dance, to crankies, to zines, to egg-decorating - there's something for everyone to enjoy!

Upcoming Events

Previous Event

Baltimore Club Dance Team


Dance classes offered to teens in the McElderry Park Community!


Wed Feb 10

Baltimore's monthly comedy show all about sex. Hosted by Jacq Jones & Prescott Gaylord with guests. 4 Play! is 2 comedians + 2 sex experts on a panel discussing sex topics from masturbation to kink - all in an atmosphere of sex positivity. Every month a new national sex expert and a new comedian join the panel and the live band. The audience is encouraged to bring questions, which will be answered (and riffed on) by Baltimore's funniest expert panel.

Our topic for February: Fellatio

Do The Right Thing

Thu Feb 11

Director: Spike Lee
USA, 1989, 120 mins.


Fri Feb 12

NC’s renegade traditionalists take 3-part harmony and Appalachian influenced music into new territory. Formed in Chapel Hill in 2010, these four young musicians have been packing rooms throughout the Southeast. Now they are looking to take over the mid-Atlantic. Brace yourself.

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.

Fine Art Portfolio for Rising High School Students

7 Saturdays: Jan 9-Feb 20

Young artists advance their skills and develop a professional body of work in this portfolio class. Students create and refine illustration, painting, and sculpture. Final works are displayed at a culminating exhibit for family and friends. Materials included.

KERPLUNK! Free Family Art Drop-In: FEB 6 - APR 23

Saturdays Febrary 6 – April 23

Families and kids of all ages are invited to tour Creative Alliance’s galleries and design unique art projects linked to the exhibitions. Participants stop in for a quick visit or stay for the entire afternoon exploring art materials. Youth must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required! 

Saturdays Febrary 6 – April 23 | Noon-3pm | FREE!

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