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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 is 21!

CREATIVE ALLIANCE AT THE PATTERSON – Baltimore’s premier multi-arts center celebrates our 21st Birthday in 2016!


Workshops for Kids and Teens

This spring, Creative Alliance presents a new line-up of fun and approachable youth workshops. From Baltimore club dance, to crankies, to zines, to egg-decorating - there's something for everyone to enjoy!

Upcoming Events

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Fine Art Portfolio for Rising High School Students

7 Saturdays: Jan 9-Feb 20

Young artists advance their skills and develop a professional body of work in this portfolio class. Students create and refine illustration, painting, and sculpture. Final works are displayed at a culminating exhibit for family and friends. Materials included.

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.

KERPLUNK! Free Family Art Drop-In: FEB 6 - APR 23

Saturdays Febrary 6 – April 23

Families and kids of all ages are invited to tour Creative Alliance’s galleries and design unique art projects linked to the exhibitions. Participants stop in for a quick visit or stay for the entire afternoon exploring art materials. Youth must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required! 

Saturdays Febrary 6 – April 23 | Noon-3pm | FREE!

Tassels & Champagne: Of Love & Blues

Sat Feb 13

"Blues means what milk does to a baby. Blues is what the spirit is to the minister. We sing the blues because our hearts have been hurt, our souls have been disturbed." –Albert Collins

"Will you squeeze my lemon til the juice runs down my leg?” -Robert Johnson

Dan Meyer Choir Presents: Love Songs of the Presidents

Mon Feb 15

Now with even MORE President Polk! Back for another year of President’s Day sensationalism as the Dan Meyer Choir puts the love letters of US Presidents to original 4-part choral music.

Open Minds: Spring 2016

FEB 16 - MAY 3

Explore places through space and time! This spring young artists will create artwork inspired by cultures around the world as they existed in the past, today, and in the future.

Baltimore Club Dance Team


Dance classes offered to teens in the McElderry Park Community!

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