February 22, 2018  |  CREATIVE ALLIANCE FOUNDER MARGARET FOOTNER ASSUMES NEW LEADERSHIP ROLE AT THE CREATIVE ALLIANCE 

Ms. Footner will lead development of the new Creativity Center to significantly enhance the organization’s community impact.
Deputy Director Gina Caruso to become the next Executive Director and oversee a talented artistic, curatorial, and educational team. These organizational changes will be effective March 1, 2018. [Read More]

 

February 20, 2018  |  HEAVYWEIGHTPAINT

"A documentary following four friends, figurative painters, and their journey...Their passion is undeniable and the power of their friendship and support of each other is a beautiful thing to witness. Proud to know them." - Amy Sherald, Michelle Obama's portrait artist & former Creative Alliance resident [Read More]

 

January 18, 2018 | UNVEILED

The exhibition is informed by the vocabularies of African American painter and 2017 Sondheim Prize finalist Mequitta Ahuja, Moldovan still-life photographer Milana Braslavsky, and marble sculptor and illustrator Sebastian Martorana. These artists pay tribute to tradition while illuminating or subverting the common conceits that define those traditions. [Read More]

 

November 13, 2017 | JAMES HENNESSEY : ENDURING CONCERNS 50 YEARS OF PAINTING IN BALTIMORE 

From 1965 – 2002, painter James Hennessey taught at MICA, influencing the artistic production of thousands of artists. This career-spanning exhibition focuses on work produced in Baltimore over the course of more than 50 years. [Read More]

 

October 10, 2017 | 18TH GREAT HALLOWEEN LANTERN PARADE & FESTIVAL RISE

The community that creates together is GREAT together! Join your neighbors, friends, and family and help bring this year's festival and parade to life! Rise, the theme of this year’s parade, is a celebration of nature and community – both thrive, grow stronger, and rise when they’re treasured. [Read More]

 

October 2, 2017 | CREATIVE ALLIANCE PRESENTS: RUJAC RECORDS & THE LEGACY OF BALTIMORE SOUL 

On November 11, 2017, a crucial reclaiming of Baltimore cultural heritage will take place. Ru-Jac Records & The Legacy of Baltimore Soul is an event celebrating the history of the 1960s West Baltimore R&B record label. [Read More] 

 

August 24, 2017 | CREATIVE ALLIANCE ANNOUNCED COLLABORATION WITH B'NAI ISARAEL

Creative Alliance is pleased to partner with B’nai Israel for a new series exploring sacred musical traditions. B’nai Israel is one of the oldest synagogue buildings in the U.S. The series takes place inside the synagogue's stunning sanctuary space noted for its Moorish Revival architecture. [Read More]

 

August 17, 2017 | AARON LACRATE: JUST A KID FROM HIGHLANDTOWN

An exhibition exploring Highlandtown’s history of DJ culture, graffiti, and skateboarding through a local kid's success story. [Read More]

 

July 26, 2017 | THE CREATIVE ALLIANCE RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS AWARD FROM THE DORIS DUKE FOUNDATION FOR ISLAMIC ART 

The Creative Alliance is one of 11 non-profit organizations to receive a highly competitive grant from the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art's (DFFIA)’S Building Bridges 2016-2017 Program, whose mission is to advance relationships, increase understanding and reduce bias between Muslim and non-Muslim communities. [Read More]

 

May 17, 2017 | OUR ANNUAL RAINBOW FESTIVAL GUIDE 

We are PROUD to celebrate our 6th annual Creative Alliance Rainbow Fest and fabulous LGBTQA Film Festival! This year we feature a documentary about lesbian activist Angela Bowen, shorts curated by an LGBTQA community jury to reflect all colors of the rainbow, and a drag-hosted queer tribute to the campy cult classic Mommie Dearest. [Read More] 

 

April 17th, 2017 | CREATIVE ALLIANCE RESIDENT ARTIST PAUL RUCKER HAS RECEIVED A 2017 JOHN SIMON GUGGENHEIM FOUNDATION FELLOWSHIP

On April 6, 2017, the Board of Trustees of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation awarded 173 Guggenheim Fellowships to a diverse group of scholars, artists, and scientists, including Creative Alliance resident artist Paul Rucker. [Read More]

 

March 30th, 2017 | IN BETWEEN/ BAR BAHR 

IN BETWEEN is a witty and buoyant comedic drama about three independent young Palestinian women living in Tel Aviv struggling to find their way through Arab-Israeli culture, nightlife, and identity. Maysaloun Hamoud's debut feature is a dazzling and intelligent portrait of this often overlooked demographic. [Read More]

 

March 24, 2017 | CREATIVE ALLIANCE ANNOUNCES MS. GINA CARUSO'S PROMOTION TO DEPUTY DIRECTOR 

Ms. Caruso joined the Creative Alliance in 2012 as its first Managing Director. “Gina embraced our mission, and has built the high caliber creative team that is taking our innovative exhibitions and performances, youth education and community programs to new levels of excellence and relevance,” says founding Executive Director Margaret Footner.  [Read More]

 

March 17, 2017 | MARQUEE BALL: DISCO NIGHTS 

Dig out your glittery platforms, hot pants, and bell bottoms for the Creative Alliance's biggest party of the year! Marquee Ball: Disco Nights celebrates the 1979 film Roller Boogie! For one night only The Patterson is transformed into Highlandtown’s hottest Disco ever! [Read More]

 

January 20th, 2017 | NEWS AND UPCOMING EVENTS WITH THE CREATIVE ALLIANCE ARTIST RESIDENCY PROGRAM 

ANNOUNCEMENT: Creative Alliance receives Art Works Grant from NEA [Read More]

 

January 17th, 2017 | BLACK HISTORY EVENTS AT CREATIVE ALLIANCE 

Creative Alliance celebrates black history, culture, and artistic expression. The list below is just a sampling of the stellar events we present throughout the year! [Read More] 

 

May 13, 2016 | BALTIMORE PREMIER: I DONT BELONG ANYWHERE 

I DON'T BELONG ANYWHERE: THE CINEMA OF CHANTAL AKERMAN explores some of the Belgian filmmaker's 40 plus films from Brussels to Tel Aviv, and from Paris to New York, the film charts the late filmmaker's authorial journey. [Read More]

 

October 10th, 2014 | BIRDS AND BUS BLOCK PARTY

Hang with friends and neighbors in the Apex Counseling Center parking lot on East Ave across from Creative Alliance for a screening of Alfred Hitchcock's scary thriller The Birds! [Read More]

 

June 3th, 2014 | CREATIVE ALLIANCE CO-FOUNDER AND PROGRAM DIRECTOR STEPS DOWN; APPLAUDS NEW LEADERSHIP FOR PINONEERING NON-PROFIT ARTS CENTER 

Margaret Footner, Executive Director of Baltimore’s Creative Alliance, today announced the resignation of fellow Creative Alliance co-founder Megan Hamilton. Hamilton, Footner, and Daniel Schiavone founded the pioneering non-profit arts center in 1994. Hamilton will be departing in mid-November 2014 to pursue personal projects. [Read More] 

 

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