The 12-week Entrepreneurship Training Program is a practical curriculum designed to empower aspiring entrepreneurs with the tools and skills to successfully navigate the path to small business ownership—combining business training, personal development, access to professional services, and financial counseling through partnerships with a direct network.Participants must attend all workshops.
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Crickets is a fun, play-based music and movement class for boys and girls ages 4 to 6. Trained teachers engage the body and the mind in joyful music-making through musical games and movement. Offered by Children’s Chorus of Maryland and School of Music (CCM), Crickets gently encourages young children to explore the voice as their first true instrument. Classes start Saturday, January 18th, 2020 starting at 9AM or 10AM in Towson. Classes are 50 minutes long, meet once a week, and last for 12 weeks. The tuition for the fall session costs $240.
Drop-in every Saturday from Noon to 3pm for FREE art-making workshops that the whole family can enjoy. No registration required and all of the materials are provided. In this series families learn about Black Creatives in the arts and create projects inspired by their artwork.
Saturdays FEB 8 - APR 25 | 12-3PM | FREE!
FREE (RSVP suggested)
Kuumba means Creativity! Experience the beauty and creativity of black cultures through enriching performances by local students and Baltimore-based artists, in honor of Black History Month. This year’s theme is Black Dance Through Time!
Explore the evolution of Black American dance from the early 20th century to the present day! Enjoy live music and dance performances, family activities, Baltimore-based vendors, and more!
Never taken an improv class before? Well now is your chance to try it out with experienced Baltimore Improv Group (BIG) instructors!
Take an introductory workshop designed to give you an opportunity to experience improv first hand.
Through simple, fun and supportive games, explore basic concepts like playfulness, listening and agreement – all in a safe and comfortable group setting geared specifically toward those who are new to improv.
Registrations are full. However, you can still register and be placed on the wait list should capacity increase or if any cancellations occur.
In this FREE eight-week art class students are encouraged to celebrate their unique attributes by exploring concepts of science fiction, culture, fantasy, math, art, and science. Youth will explore how to tap into their own super strength and use elements of science, technology, and literature to think about ways to make our world a better place.
Tuesdays & Thursdays FEB 4 - MAR 26 | 3-5PM | FREE! Registration required
Learn the basic techniques of the traditional Jewish folk art of papercutting. Join renowned papercut artist Katherine Fahey for an introduction to this ancient, yet modern art form. Katherine will speak about the history of papercutting and guide participants to produce a work of their own.
Punch Needle is an easy to learn, versatile embroidery technique that uses a pen-like tool with a hollow threaded needle tip transform looped fibers into lovely piled designs. You can use a wide range of materials as a base cloth, various threads, yarn, or fibers for punching. There are many design options. You can create small, ornamental motifs to large-scale wall or floor landscapes. There’s a punch needle piece for everyone!
Grit Fund Information Session #4
This event series is designed to help Grit Fund applicants learn more about the process of submitting an application for funding. Our information sessions will review important facts about Grit Fund, and include helpful tips for crafting your project narrative, timeline, and budget.
All information presented in the workshops is also available online in our Toolkit & Forms and grant Resource section. Handouts will be provided. Participants are also encouraged to bring note taking materials.
During this 6-week class, participants will have a blast taking on the challenge of African dance and Modern dance with their guide: Marquette Shaw. During the course of this program, you will bring out the best in yourself and your classmates as you learn some new moves together.
Tuesdays FEB 25 - APRIL 8 | 6:30-8PM (NO CLASS on MAR 24) | $70, $65 MEMBERS (+$5 service fee)
($5service fee added to all ticket purchase. Avoid the fee by purchasing at Creative Alliance, in advance)
Magician David London combines magic with storytelling, comedy, puppetry, philosophy, surrealism, and that which cannot be defined, to create original shows of magic unlike anything you have experienced before.
The Weekend of Magic at Baltimore Theatre Project will feature a two performance of David's Magic Outside The Box Cabaret Show, as well as Houdini's Trunk, a Magic & Surrealism Workshop and a FREE performance of his family show, The Adventure to the Imagi Nation.
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$25, $20 MEMBERS (+$3 over the phone, online, or at the door)
Spend the afternoon engaged in artistic expression within the safety of the gallery walls at the Creative Alliance. Ashley Dequilla leads you on a journey of self-expressions, exploration, and healing as you create a 72” x 32“ abstract figure portrait. These large-scale, self-portraits symbolize a psychic re-connection in consciousness between the body and spirit and explore the healing process through art.
In this 3-hour workshop, students will be introduced to basic macrame and weaving techniques in order to complete a wall hanging. Macrame knots covered will include the lark's head knot, square knot, and double half hitch. Weaving techniques will include the tabby weave, soumak weave, and rya knots. Each student will leave the workshop with a 1 ft wide by 2-3 ft long piece of art to hang on their wall or gift to a friend.
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Screen your new work or work in progress (max length 15 min) at this monthly feedback session from your Baltimore filmmaking peers in the Creative Alliance Lounge! Send your short films via email by the Friday before to Creative Alliance Film Curator, Aaron Barlow ([email protected]) to be added to the lineup. Our bar is open so the drinks are flowing and the films are showing!
Thanks to our generous sponsors Baltimore Filmmakers Collective & Charm City Filmmakers for helping to make these sessions possible!
The first Saturday of every month, Grace Marshall offers a yoga session (suitable for beginners) in the Marquee Lounge at Creative Alliance. Each session contains a plethora of movement styles for you to experiment with and incorporate into your own routine at home. Work with the natural rhythms of your body and learn breathing techniques to increase the mind and body connection.
Cost (per class) $7, $5 MEMBERS
Mats and props are available to borrow.
It's magic through the lens of the Maker Movement! New York-based touring children's performer Mario the Maker Magician is known for his handmade robotic creations, upcycled props and new school slapstick character. As seen on Sesame Street, Sprout, and live on tour with David Blaine. Mario's show is an upbeat, hilarious and very interactive experience that leaves children and families inspired to nurture their own creative paths. David Blaine calls him "the best kids' magician in the world!!"Show duration: 60-70 minutes with no intermission.