Sin categorizar / Nov 17th, 2022

Holiday Events, Creative Gift Ideas, & Winter Hours!

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Holiday Events

DEC 2 – Highlandtown Holiday Night Market | Made In Baltimore is partnering with the Highlandtown Arts District and Creative Alliance to host a holiday night market.  The market takes place in The Patterson and the new Creativity Center. In addition to shopping the creative Made In Baltimore and Highlandtown vendors, you can view the exhibitions, grab a drink in the Marquee Lounge, get your BOGO Membership, check out the new space across the street!

DEC 3 – Bluegrass Nutcracker | Experience Tchaikovsky’s Christmas classic like never before! Hear 17 movements performed bar-for-bar by an 8-piece bluegrass outfit while a snarky narrator retells the Nutcracker story with his own colorful commentary.

DEC 3 – Fused Glass Ornaments with Viki Keating | Learn the art of fused glass with artist Viki Keating. Place and layer glass scraps to create unique holiday ornaments. Glass creations will be fired in a kiln and will be ready for pickup one week after the workshop.

DEC 17 – CIELO presents La Posada | The community is invited to join a singing candle-lit procession through the streets of Highlandtown starting at Creative Alliance and stopping by local businesses until arriving at Our Lady of Pompei Church. The night ends with a fiesta, traditional food, performances, raffles, and piñata breaking to celebrate that all of us are welcome here!

DEC 17 –  Craig Alston Presents «The Playlist» | Craig Alston assembles an extended lineup of Baltimore’s own soul superstars to kick off the holiday season with a groovy and glittering dance party! Come dressed in your holiday finest and sparkle and shine under our disco ball like the star you are!

DEC 22 –  DIE HARD | Interactive Movie Night | BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND, it’s DIE HARD! Shout the lines, play games, imbibe Bruce drink specials, and win stuff! We’re making your favorite Xmas action movie into an interactive movie night. Prizes for the best 80’s/90’s office holiday party attire!


This Year, Make Your Gifts Stand Out!

Our January and February performances are booked! Our event lineup includes burlesque, blues, jazz, films, crankies, old time music, and more. Check out the event calendar!

Giving a workshop is the perfect way to give the creative person in your life something different. We offer a variety of workshops, including glass ornament making, cooking classes, mosaics, and much more!

Buy One Gift One! Show your support for the arts in Baltimore! Throughout December if you buy or renew your membership you get an additional membership to give as a gift.

Spend time learning something new with the young ones in your life. We offer a variety of youth classes, including family art classes, multi-genre dance classes, preschool movement, and more!

Gifts for the Lantern Parade fan in your life, illustrated Creative Alliance & Creativity Center posters, light wands, T-shirts, sweatshirts, & more! Shop here!


Our Holiday Hours & Contact

Weekly public hours are Friday’s & Saturday’s from Noon to 6pm. The Patterson (3134 Easten Ave.) is open one hour prior to and performance or program. The Creativity Center (3137 Eastern Ave.) is open 30 minutes prior to any scheduled class.

Our public schedule during November and December are:

Friday, Nov 25: CLOSED
Saturday, Nov 26: OPEN
Friday, December 23rd: OPEN
Saturday, December 24th: CLOSED
Saturday, December 31st: CLOSED

We accept tax deductible donations through the end of the year here. If you have any questions about making a gift or tax credits please email with your direct contact information and we will get back to you within 1 to 2 days. BOGO Memberships are available throughout December!