Kids and Families

Creative Alliance provides arts education to youth in after-school, enrichment, and summer programs. Children and youth build their artistic voices and help shape their intellect under the leadership of professional teaching artists.

Fri Apr 26

On view: APR 26- JUNE 8

Sat Apr 27

This family festival celebrates Children's Day, produced by the Friends of Patterson Park's Consejo Hispano. This celebration is based on a popular holiday celebrated in Latin America, as well as many countries around the world. Meet on Pagoda Hill in the northwest corner of Patterson Park for piñatas, a book exchange, bilingual storytelling, paper rocket launching, and more! Special performances by Creative Alliance’s Jóvenes en acción! Rain date Sun, Apr 28.

Tue Apr 30

Students from the MFA in Illustration Practice at Maryland Institute College of Art illustrate the poems of high school students participating in the Writers in Baltimore Schools Program. Presented by MICA and Writers in Baltimore Schools.

Wed May 1

Artists in 2nd to 5th grade display their OZ themed creations. Support these young artists by purchasing a piece to bring home! Reception and certificate ceremony follows.

 Special thanks to our Open Minds educators and professional local artists Alfonso Fernandez-Vazquez and Taha Heydari for creating dynamic lessons in drawing, painting, sculpture, and storytelling!

Sat May 11

Artesanas Mexicanas, an award-winning and 2017 Best of Baltimore folkloric group of talented women, present A Special Day with Mamá! Artesanas Mexicanas have organized a family day with the indigenous tradition of flower-making using dried and dyed corn husks. Children and youth of Juventud Latina, Jóvenes en Acción and Artesanitos  pay tribute to all mothers performing special dances and poetry.

Artesanas Mexicanas, ganadoras de un premio por Best of Baltimore en el 2017 por destacarse como un grupo de mujeres folclóricas talentosas, presentan ¡Un Dia Especial con Mamá! Artesanas Mexicanas han organizado un día familiar con un taller tradicional indígena haciendo flores usando hojas de maíz secas y teñidas. Los niños y los jóvenes de Juventud Latina, Jóvenes en Acción y Artesanitos hacen tributo a todas mamás presentando bailes especiales y poesías. 

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