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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




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Major Successes for Creative Alliance in 2015!

Creative Alliance is proud to announce several major 2015 successes – and we’re only halfway through the year!
We recently received a highly competitive grant award from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to expand our traditional Mexican Piñata Apprenticeship & Entrepreneurship program from eight to sixteen Highlandtown residents from Mexico.


The BIG Show is coming!

Get ready it is almost time for The BIG Show! Creative Alliance’s 20th annual members’ exhibition is a fantastic opportunity for emerging and established artists to exhibit in our Main Gallery, and for budding and experienced art collectors to find great, affordable work.

Upcoming Events

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Dazed and Confused

Wed Jul 1

Dress like it's the last of day high school in the ‘70s, shout the lines, play games, imbibe Moon Tower drink specials, and win stuff! We're making Dazed and Confused an interactive movie night!

Search for the C-Word: A Burlesque Quest Through Charm City

Fri Jul 3

Join Bawdy Shop Burlesque as they traverse Charm City to rediscover Baltimore through original burlesque, song, and dance.

Life Drawing

Every Saturday

Through a partnership between Creative Alliance and Artists Housing, Inc., Gallery 1448 hosts our year-long workshop at 1448 E. Baltimore Street. Bring your own materials. Participants qualify for Gallery 1448’s September exhibition of drawings produced in the class.

Ian Nagoski: 100 Moons

Sun Jul 5

Ian Nagoski is a Baltimore-based music researcher of early 20th century music in languages other than English. Ian will transport the audience with an immersive 90-minute exploration of disappearing music he has unearthed and its social/cultural roots and routes. He’ll also share the love of his findings both by listening and discussing various carefully chosen pieces that are like shellac gems.

Open Minds Summer 2015: Superheroes!

Tuesdays and Thursdays Jul 7- Aug 6

This summer young artists create artwork inspired by superheroes! Open Minds participants will create works of art through collage, painting, fiber art and more to express the extraordinary talent and powers of superheroes from all around the world.

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