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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 resident artist Paul Rucker has received a 2017 John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship

On April 6, 2017, the Board of Trustees of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation awarded 173 Guggenheim Fellowships to a diverse group of scholars, artists, and scientists, including Creative Alliance resident artist Paul Rucker.


Join us for our BIGGEST party & fundraiser of the year!

Dress up and get down at Highlandtown’s hottest disco! Groove in your vintage threads to Rolled Gold’s disco hits or hang in Jonathan Gilmore’s Soul Lounge. Enjoy the silent art auction, roller dancers, photo booth, ‘70s snacks, and far out cocktails! Tickets & Info

Upcoming Events

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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.

SOLD OUT: Bawdy Shop Burlesque presents: BURLESQUE FOR EVERYBAWDY!

Saturdays April 1 – May 6 (no class on April 29)


KERPLUNK! Free Family Drop-In: FEB 11-MAY 6

Saturdays February 11 – May 6 (excluding Apr 29)

Kids can engage in arts and crafts activities with teaching artists Terry Barnes and Alexandra Gonzalez on Saturday at the Creative Alliance! Families and children of all ages can also tour Creative Alliance's galleries and create unique art projects that are linked to our exhibitions.

MDVLA Art Law Clinic

Sat Apr 22

In these low-cost sessions, artists will discuss legal issues related to their work with an attorney for 30 minutes. These services are provided by the Maryland Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (MDVLA). For issues that can’t be resolved in 30 minutes, MDVLA provides a Pro Bono Referral Program for income eligible artists that pair them with an attorney to complete the resolution of their legal issue.

RENTAL EVENT: 4th Annual Funny Fierce Fabulous - The Cabaret

Sat Apr 22


B3 Organ Legend: Dr. Lonnie Smith

Sun Apr 23

Super funky and deeply soulful, Dr. Lonnie Smith, a 2017 NEA Jazz Master, is an authentic virtuoso  of the Hammond B-3 organ.

Boots, Bras, & Embellishments!

Wed Apr 26

Get your costume ready for the Marquee Ball Disco Nights costume party and add some bling to that thing! Bring any costume component needing a little extra pizzazz to both embellish and be embellished, and get essential help from costume expert Alice Gadzinski in preparation for the biggest party of the year! 

Sign up for Disco Doos and Boots & Bras to receive an additional $5 discount on your total purchase.

6:30 – 8:30pm | FREE! RSVP required

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