Signature Event

Art To Dine For

September 9 – November 6 | Time and Locations Vary



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Creative Alliance | Art to Dine For 2022
About the event

Creative Alliance’s Art To Dine For is one of the most anticipated seasons of parties dotted across the Baltimore region.

Each party is hosted in an exclusive space by fascinating collectors, designers, artists, musicians, singers, dancers, and arts lovers. They 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.

We are grateful for the hospitality and generosity of our sponsors, hosts, artists, and volunteers!

Creative Alliance | Art To Dine For Event Programs
Creative Alliance | Art To Dine For

Creative Alliance’s highly anticipated annual Art To Dine For season returns for its 23rd year! The series provides an insider’s view of Baltimore’s fascinating and diverse arts community! This year’s season features an inspiring variety of distinctive parties in intriguing locations with fabulous art, luscious fare, spirited cocktails, and lively conversation.

As always, proceeds from Art to Dine For support Creative Alliance’s FREE arts education and community programs that serve Baltimore students and their families. Thank you for helping us better serve Baltimore’s next generation!

We hope you will join us for as many parties as your calendar can hold! View the Digital Invitation Booklet!


The Parties!

FRI SEP 9 | The Fox Den, Patterson Park
Inviting Invasives to Dinner
A creative, tasty, and sustainable approach to dinner!
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THU SEP 15 | Mayfield
Living With Art
Artist Erin Fostel and Councilman Ryan Dorsey invite you to their home for a hearty, family-style dinner surrounded by their collection of Baltimore art.
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FRI SEP 16 | Lutherville
A Baltimore Love Story
Chef Amanda Mack, Baltimore baker, and founder of Crust By Mack, who was named Cook of the Year by Southern Living Magazine in 2021, takes you on a culinary adventure inspired by her love for Baltimore.
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SAT SEP 17 | Hampden
Healing Aromas
Join founder and owner of SoBotanical, Theresa Cangialosi, for a peak at their small batch oils and blends. Enjoy a delicious lunch at their location on the lower Falls and check out the scent made especially for this event.
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SUN SEP 18 | Phoenix
Hot Metal & Smokin’ BBQ
You will have the opportunity to peek into this sculptural oasis, where David Hess experiments and builds using industrial and agricultural cast-offs from Baltimore City and Baltimore County. Try your hand at welding and metalworking with expert tutorials from David, Kyle Miller, Jonathan Maxwell, and Jim Earlbeck. Snack on Andy Nelson’s barbecue and drink delicious local beer.
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SUN SEP 25 (Rain Date SUN OCT 2) | Bolton Hill
A Garden of Earthly Delights 
While away your late afternoon with food and wine at one of Bolton Hill’s hidden treasures where the lines between garden and gallery dissolve. Susan and Peter Van Buren open their 1848 carriage house/cottage and gardens to share their collections and the results of their year-long COVID renovations. Chat with artists in their collection, including Leslie Schwing, Greg Fletcher, Linda DePalma, and Paul Daniel.
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SAT OCT 1 | Druid Hill Park
Meditative Forest Bathing 
Experience the Japanese art of Forest Bathing to heal your soul. Join a meditative walk in the woods of Druid Hill Park with Ted Martello, a certified guide in Nature and Forest Therapy.
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WED OCT 12 | Roland Park
Pie Time 
Artist Lois Borgenicht opens her art-filled Roland Park home for you to enjoy freshly baked pies by her son, Max Reim, proprietor of Pie Time right in Highlandtown near Creative Alliance.
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FRI OCT 14 | Broadway East
The Magical World of Animation 
An immersive virtual reality experience at the historic Hoen Lithograph Building in East Baltimore.
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SAT OCT 15 | Mt. Washington
Truffle Making & Brandy Sipping
Don’t miss this autumnal event of truffle making and brandy tasting with Chef Idalee DiGregorio, who has been a cook since age nine and on the professional culinary scene for the past 20 years.  More Information & Tickets

THU OCT 20 | Monkton
Fire, Enamel, Metal: Jewelry Making with Luci Jocke
Nothing to fear at this spooky jewelry-making workshop with Artist and Towson University Lecturer, Luci Jockel. Jockel’s work explores the life, death, and rebirth of animals in the unique medium of jewelry. Take a brief tour of the pre-revolutionary grist mill turned creative hub and gallery, and its unique transformation, while you raise a glass of cider to the old artisanal cidery and enjoy hearty fall hors d’oeuvres.
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THU NOV 3 | Mt Washington
The Rothman House
Enjoy music, classic cocktails, and a swanky, seated dinner hosted by Neil Kahn and Jennifer Berk in their one-of-a-kind midcentury home. Located in a beautiful woodland setting and filled with an interesting and eclectic collection of African and fine arts, the house was designed by Charles Goodman, a famous modernist architect.
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SUN NOV 6 | Hampden
Hampden Homestyle Italian Feast & Tunes
Listen to the melodic tunes of Letitia VanSant while soaking in the art-filled eclectic Hampden home of Sonny Lacey & Kristin Wiebe. Chef Francesca Gallucci’s Italian Family-style feast returns! Her previous Art To Dine For dinners have been a quick sell-out, so don’t wait on this delicious, artistic evening!
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Support the Art To Dine For series!

$50 Gift | Provides free online classes for 2 youth
You receive a PDF of Creative Alliance’s Community Cookbook, which features some favorite recipes from Art to Dine For hosts, chefs, performers, friends, and staff. PLUS, 5 new recipes!

$250 Gift | Supplies free art materials and activity packs to 25 students
You receive a print version of Creative Alliance’s Community Cookbook. PLUS, 5 new recipe cards!

$500 Gift | Supports one session of Keplunk! our family-friendly weekend art class
You receive all of the above, plus a kitchen essentials kit curated by a guest chef.

$1000 Gift | Supports two Creative Cooking classes for 25 youth
You receive all of the above, plus a bouquet of traditional Mexican corn husk flowers, hand-made by the Artesanas.

$2,500+ Gift | Provides 50 youth a field trip to a local arts or cultural organization
You receive all of the above, plus an original piece of food-themed artwork.

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For questions about Art To Dine For or to make a gift over the phone, please contact Vic Yambao at