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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

Susan Sykes: Baltimore East Side 2005-2015

On View: May 6 – 28

Susan Sykes: Baltimore East Side 2005 – 2015
Amalie Rothschild Gallery
On View: May 6 – 28
Opening reception: Friday, May 6 | 6 – 8pm

Exhibition Opening Susan Sykes: Baltimore East Side 2005-2015

Fri May 6

Susan Sykes: Baltimore East Side 2005 – 2015
Amalie Rothschild Gallery
On View: May 6 – 28
Opening reception: Friday, May 6 | 6 – 8pm

Mirah & Jherek Bischoff

Fri May 6

Brooklyn songwriter Mirah Yom Tov Zeitlyn and Los Angeles musical polymath Jherek Bischoff have teamed up for an evening of songs arranged for strings. The night will feature sets from both Mirah and Bischoff, with a euphonious string quartet rounding out the band. Expect to hear tried and true faves along with new music from both Mirah and Bischoff’s forthcoming albums.

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.

Bawdy Shop Burlesque Presents: Bawdy Building: Burlesque & Beyond

Sat April 9 – May 14 (no class April 16), SHOWCASE April 20

Be the most audacious, bold and confident YOU that you can be! Burlesque builds confidence and empowers you to bring glamour, poise, and oomph into your moves – whether on-stage, in the bedroom, or in the board room! This program concludes in a CLASS SHOWCASE, starring YOU, live on-stage at The Creative Alliance!

Intermediate Ukulele

5 Tuesdays: April 19, 26, May 3, 10, & 17

Take the next step with your knowledge of the ukulele, a versatile and beloved Hawaiian instrument that is popular around the world. Multi-instrumentalist Bob Friedman will host a five-week class for ukulele players with some experience, ramping up the complexity while remaining approachable. Bring your own instrument.

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