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Our Mission
The Creative Alliance builds communities by bringing together artists and audiences from diverse backgrounds to experience spectacular arts and education programs and engage in the creative process. We provide support to area artists, promote Baltimore as a center for creative production, act as a positive force in our community, and advocate for cultural expression rooted in a sense of place.

3134 Eastern Avenue,
Baltimore, MD 21224

Tue-Sat, 11am-7pm




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Creative Alliance Rainbow Fest!

For the 5th anniversary of our fabulous LGBTQA Film Festival we are expanding into the Creative Alliance Rainbow Fest! This year, in addition to the thoughtfully curated films, we are including dazzling performances, witty comedy by beloved author Isaac Oliver, a wild Drag Party hosted by Betty O'Hellno, saucy happy hours, and more!

The film festival is one of Creative Alliance’s signature 21st Birthday programs and is only part of our ongoing support of the LGBTQA community of artists and activists in Baltimore!


Congratulations to Maria Aldana, Creative Alliance Education Director!

We are happy to announce that Maria Aldana has been promoted to the position of Creative Alliance Education Director!

Upcoming Events

Previous Event

Wayne's World Interactive Movie Night!

Fri May 27

"We're not worthy! We're not worthy!"

Dress up (or down), shout your favorite lines, play weird games, enter the air guitar contest, toss back flowbee drink specials, and win stuff! We're making Wayne's World into a wild interactive movie night!

7:30pm Mingle | 8pm Film | $12, $9 mbrs. | + $3 at the door

Life Drawing

Every Saturday

Creative Alliance and Artists Housing, Inc. take turns hosting life models for the drawing community. Sessions are held both at the Creative Alliance or Gallery 1448 at 1448 E. Baltimore Street – please check listings and website for last minute location shifts.

A Night in Brazil - Tap & Song at the Botequim

Sat May 28

A night of tap dance and music with Brazilian/Baltimore tap phenom Leo Sandoval, singer Rose Moraes, and exceptional musicians exploring the unique and essential rhythms of Brazilian. Celebrate Brazil with us this Spring!

Ageless Grace

Sun May 29

As in years past, a wide a variety of dance styles will offered including tap, modern, bellydance, African, Polynesian, jazz, social and more. Senior companies and performers in 2016 include Torens Johnson, Antonia, Branch Morgan, Tapsicore, Itinerant Dance Ensemble, Rueda De Casino Baltimore, and more will present solo, duet and ensemble performances.

The Mind of Mark Defriest

Thu Jun 2

Once known as Houdini for his multiple and improbable jailbreaks, Mark DeFriest was condemned to Florida’s worst prison after a lone psychiatrist reversed the previous diagnosis of four court appointed psychiatrists and declared that Mark was faking mental illness. The film will be followed by a panel of mental health and law experts to discuss mental illness and crime and how these issues are felt locally, in Baltimore City.

Kathy Strauss: Sky & Sea

On View: June 3 – 25

Kathy Strauss: Sky & Sea
Amalie Rothschild Gallery
On View: June 3 – 25
Opening reception: Friday, June 3 | 6 – 8pm
Gallery Talk: Measuring the Sky: Wednesday, June 22, 7pm

Exhibition Opening Kathy Strauss: Sky & Sea

Fri Jun 3

Kathy Strauss: Sky & Sea
Amalie Rothschild Gallery
On View: June 3 – 25
Opening reception: Friday, June 3 | 6 – 8pm
Gallery Talk: Measuring the Sky: Wednesday, June 22, 7pm

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