Youth Education at the Creative Alliance
The Creative Alliance after-school and summer programs give kids a safe haven and enriching experiences that help shape their intellect. With rising demand for the Creative Alliance’s innovative art education programs our offerings have expanded to year-round visual and performing art opportunities in schools, library branches and community centers. We reach over 1,200 youth per year through our education programs in Baltimore City and beyond.
SATURDAY CLASSES FOR YOUNG ARTIST & PERFORMERS
Theatre for Kids 8 Saturdays: Feb 8-Mar 29
9:30am-11:00am Ages 12+
In this class students explore various aspects of theatre-improv, play-making, scene study, and more. Participants memorize a monologue as well as develop their characters through script writing. Students produce a culminating final performance for family and friends. $150 non-mbrs, $140 mbrs
African Dance for Kids 8 Saturdays: Jan 25-Mar 15
11:00am-11:50am Ages 5-12
Instructor Sheena Black leads kids through an exploration of dances from Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean! With a focus on dance from the African Diaspora, your kids are sure to work up energy while mastering intricate moves that have influenced modern American dance.Drop-in fee: $12
Fine Art Portfolio for Kids 5 Saturdays: Mar 1-Mar 29
10:00am-1:00pm Ages 10-14
Young artists advance their skills and develop a professional body of work in this portfolio class. Students create and refine an illustration, painting and scutlpure- final works are displayed at a culminating exhibit for family and friends. All materials provided. Students should bring a bag lunch to eat during their break. $150 non-mbrs, $140 mbrs
Video Production for Teens 8 Saturdays: Jan 25-Mar 15
1:00am-1:00pm Ages 14-18
Teens go from storyboarding to screening in this video production class. Participants develop concepts, set lighting, direct actors, and critique their work. By the end, each student will have fully produced, directed, and edited a short movie. Teens screen their work at a culminating event for family and friends. Equipment and software provided. $150 non-mbrs, $140 mbrs
Contact Karen Summerville 410-276-1651 ext 215 or email email@example.com for more information.
OPEN MINDS ART CLUBS! - FREE
Create awe-inspiring artwork around the theme of Stories without Words in the Open Minds Art Clubs. Participants explore video, shadow puppetry and live performance. Classes are free and snacks are provided. It’s a great place to meet new friends.
Open Minds is presented by the Creative Alliance in partnership with Quest Visual Theater and the Pratt Library. Please call for a registration form by contacting Rachel Miller 410-276-1651 ext 213 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. You are not registered until we receive your form. See sites and times below.
PICK A SITE:
Open Minds Art Club at Southeast Anchor Library
Feb 10-Mar 19, 2014 Mondays & Wednesdays, 4-6:00pm (no class Feb 17)
3601 Eastern Ave, ages 11-18
Open Minds Art Club at Patterson Park Library
Feb 13-Mar 20, 2014 Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4-6:00pm
158 N. Linwood Ave, ages 8 & up
Open Minds Art Club at Creative Alliance
Feb 11-Apr 10, 2014, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3-5pm
3134 Eastern Ave, Ages 7-10
Family & friends are invited to the Final Receptions
QUESTFEST COMMUNITY SHOWCASE Presented by Quest Visual Theater & Creative Alliance
QuestFest visual storytelling performances featuring Open Minds, Communities for All Ages, and Baltimore Medical System community members with Creative Alliance teachers Joseph Faura and Lisa Krause. Stories told through movement and gesture by students from Friendship Academy, Gwynn's Fall Elementary, and Maryland School for the Deaf. Reception to follow. 3pm. FREE!
KERPLUNK! FREE Family Art Drop-In
JAN 25- MAR 29 Noon-3pm
Open to families and kids of all ages! Tour our galleries and design unique art projects linked to the exhibitions. Stop in for a quick visit or stay for the entire afternoon exploring art materials and letting your creativity soar. Youth must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required!
ARTE EN ESTAMBRE - FREE!
Tuesdays, April 22 & 29 (2 sessions)
Creative Alliance resident and internationally know Mexican artist Francisco "Paco" Loza, teaches indigenous Huichol Indian art form, arte en estambre, drawing with brightly colored yarn on boards coated with resin and beeswax. En espanol and english. 3:30-6pm. Ages 8 & up. All materials included. FREE! Donations appreciated. Registration required, call 410-276-1651
We invite you, your students, and groups to experience art exhibitions at Creative Alliance at The Patterson! Visit Creative Alliance artist in their live-work studios. Link our current exhibitions to your in-school math, reading, science, and history lessons as a way to address common core standards.
- View our schedule below & pick a Tour Track
To Book Your Tour: Contact Rachel Miller 410-276-1651 ext 201 or email email@example.com