Kids and Families

Creative Alliance provides arts education to youth in after-school, enrichment, and summer programs. Children and youth build their artistic voices and help shape their intellect under the leadership of professional teaching artists.

Sat Apr 20

Alexandra Gonzalez, the teaching artist of Artesanas Mexicanas, leads this workshop in tin foil art-making! Participants wrap aluminum around cardboard, select an image, trace it and then (our favorite part) color it using permanent markers!

Fri Apr 26

On view: APR 26- JUNE 8

Sat Apr 27

This family festival celebrates Children's Day, produced by the Friends of Patterson Park's Consejo Hispano. This celebration is based on a popular holiday celebrated in Latin America, as well as many countries around the world. Meet on Pagoda Hill in the northwest corner of Patterson Park for piñatas, a book exchange, bilingual storytelling, paper rocket launching, and more! Special performances by Creative Alliance’s Jóvenes en acción! Rain date Sun, Apr 28.

Tue Apr 30

Students from the MFA in Illustration Practice at Maryland Institute College of Art illustrate the poems of high school students participating in the Writers in Baltimore Schools Program. Presented by MICA and Writers in Baltimore Schools.

Wed May 1

Artists in 2nd to 5th grade display their OZ themed creations. Support these young artists by purchasing a piece to bring home! Reception and certificate ceremony follows.

 Special thanks to our Open Minds educators and professional local artists Alfonso Fernandez-Vazquez and Taha Heydari for creating dynamic lessons in drawing, painting, sculpture, and storytelling!

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