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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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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.

Upcoming Events

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Art To Dine For - BYOV (Bring Your Own Vinyl)

Fri Oct 28

BYOV (bring your own vinyl) says muralist Michael Owen to his Soul Train inspired house party. Think Earth Wind and Fire and Sly & The Family Stone and dance, mingle or lounge with friends in the hookah area, while sipping specialty cocktails.


Fri Oct 28

Denizens of Baltimore, don your finest masquerade attire and join the mischief makers and voyeurs! Gilded Lily Burlesque and Deanna Danger Productions return after their sold out show in 2015 to take you on an immersive journey into the fated life of Edgar Allan Poe!

Be among the observers in Prince Prospero's laboratory as he and his guests resurrect our melancholic Poe-t for a science-fiction spin on Poe’s literary work through burlesque, sideshow, and more!

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.

The 17th Great Halloween Lantern Parade & Festival

Sat Oct 29

17th Great Halloween Lantern Parade & Festival in the tradition of Día de los Muertos!
Celebrate life and new beginnings with Creative Alliance’s Artesanas Mexicanas! Learn the traditions of Día de los Muertos and altar making! Create NEW hand drum lanterns, and march in the parade with your community!

The Glow Ball! with Las Cafeteras

Sat Oct 29

The wild parade after-party! Las Cafeteras seamlessly fuses traditional Afro-Mexican music with a politically charged modern urban sound that can only come from the Chicano culture of East L.A.

Art To Dine For - The Nature of Things

Sun Oct 30

Spend the afternoon immersed in the work of sculptor John Ruppert while sampling Pan-African cooking. Ruppert uses industrial materials and channels the forces of nature in his artwork. Experience his large scale sculptures and installations in the lofty spaces of his studio, a former 1890’s trolley car barn. Learn how neighbors are rallying to showcase startups and small businesses as part of the Innovation Village neighborhood revitalization initiative in West Baltimore.

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