This Saturday, Creative Alliance kicks off our 25th Birthday year with an exhibition highlighting 25 emerging artists.
When presented with the incredible milestone of Creative Alliance’s 25th birthday year in 2020, Visual Arts Curator Thomas James and Executive Director Gina Caruso decided to create an exhibition that honors the original mission of Creative Alliance: to introduce emerging artists to the audiences of Baltimore.
We are asking artists and community groups to create NEW, BIG, BRIGHT, FUN kites to fly in our second annual Big Baltimore Kite Festival! We’re looking for kite designs that exemplify the artist’s cultural kite tradition and creativityRead more...
We are excited to announce that Creative Alliance has received a $400,000 Infrastructure and Capacity Building Challenge grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities!
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announced Tuesday $30.9 million in grants to support 188 humanities projects in 45 states and the District of Columbia. Creative Alliance is honored to be among renowned Baltimore institutions such as The Walters and the Baltimore Museum of Art who have previously received this grant.
Storytelling around the theme of mental health followed by kind-hearted and funny improv comedy.... Read more
Baltimore beloved Americana duo The Honey Dewdrops – Laura Wortman and Kagey Parrish– have long felt the push-and-pull between their original roots in the Appalachian mountains and their current home. You’ll hear it in their harmony-soaked songs and the mastery of their instruments’ acoustic tones, but also in their songwriting, which reflects the hard realities of today. With their fifth independent release, Anyone Can See out on March 1st, 2019, they have primed the creative energy so prevalent on their previous releases. Each song sparkles with focused intensity, and, with their new album, the duo show that they’re growing rapidly as artists, enthusiastically exchanging an impossible quest for perfection for the compelling ebbs and flows that accompany an intimate, authentic kind of expression.... Read more
A modern transgender Hawaiian (mahu wahine), Kaumakaiwa Kanaka‘ole is a vibrant keeper of culture, an authentic innovator, and fun, as she engages indigenous thought to address today’s issues through music, chant, and sharing of spirit. With plenty of humor, she provides wry commentary and stories to give context to her songs. Award-winning musician and producer Shawn Pimental accompanies on guitar and backup vocals.... Read more