This spring’s Marquee Ball is themed on the apocalyptic film series Mad Max. Join your favorite arts survivors on Saturday, April 18 for an unforgettable evening of great food, drinks and dancing inside civilization’s last apathy-free zone: The Patterson! Expect great dance music, performances in the main gallery, a curated silent art auction, and amazing vacation and restaurant deals.
In a world of rust, dust and indifference, join our insurgency to fight for the right to be CREATIVE, no matter what the future brings!
DANCE PARTY with BOSLEY | 9:30pm
Beer, wine, light fare by Relay Foods & Ms. Desserts, & dance party with Bosley! Watch Jen Seidel finish up live body painting, snap some pics in the Pixilated Photo Booth, play handmade musical instruments, bid on amazing pieces of art, we’re set up for a crazy post apocalyptic evening!
ADV: $35, $30 mbrs. DOOR: $40
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LOUNGE PARTY | 7:30pm
Performances by Baltimore Rock Opera Society, Hosted by Creative Alliance Resident Artists
Heavy hors d’ouevres by The Food Market, specialty gasoline cocktail, beer & wine, entry to the dance party with Bosley included!
Very limited seating for this event. Watch the BROS in the Marquee Lounge, peruse the art in the gallery, head upstairs to see more auction items and the hand made musical instruments, LIVE body Painting by Jen Seidel, visit an artist’s studio, and don’t forget to swing through the Pixelated Photo Booth! So much to do!
$90 Adv tix sug.
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VIP DINNER | 5:30pm
Honoring art educator Linda DePalma and political cartoonist Kevin Kallaugher (KAL)
Includes seated dinner, open bar all evening, special live auction, performances, and the Dance Party w/ Bosley!
Adv tix only. $185 Table of 10 $1,850.
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ATTIRE FOR ALL PARTIES
Post Apocalyptic Attire Encouraged: Worn leather, dystopian armor, goggles, kilts, chains, uniforms, mohawks & more. Visit this gallery for visuals!
(No real or fake weapons, please!)
The Marquee Ball Exhibition in our Main Gallery is curated by Amy Eva Raehse, Lat Naylor, Laura Amussen, and Jeremy Stern features works generously contributed by more than 80 artists from Baltimore and beyond. Upstairs bid on everything from gift certificates, vacations, wine, tickets, and more great stuff! Bidding closes at 11pm during the Marquee Ball.
VALET PARKING AVAILABLE
WHAT YOU’RE SUPPORTING
As always, the Gala supports the Creative Alliance’s free afterschool and neighborhood outreach programs. Creative Alliance’s programs are praised for their high quality by parents, teachers and educating institutions alike. Annually, nearly 2,400 Baltimore City elementary and middle school students learn new concepts and vocabulary, problem solving and social skills through making complex arts projects. They get excited about learning!
HONORARY CHAIR | Vicki Vaughn CO-CHAIRS | Sandra Mclelland, Lat Naylor, Julia Kim Smith, Susan Gould
MARQUEE BALL COMMITTEE | Lauren Calia, Wayne Ching, Charlene Conner, Rachel Edds, Mark Lapointe, Kathy McGinley, Amy Eva Rashse, Janet Smith, Nancy Linden
Special thanks to photographers J.M. Giordano & Heather Keating
Styling by Jen Tydings
Hair & Make-up by Deana Stewart of The Plum Dandy
Our models, Terry Barnes, Linda DePalma, Kevin Kallaugher (KAL), Karen Summerville & Vicki Vaughn
Headliners Barbara & Lou Denrich, Johns Hopkins Medicine, JBG Companies, Miles and Stockbridge, Honorary Chair – Vicki Vaughn
Filmmakers Ober|Kaler, GWWO Inc. Architects, Arent Fox LLP, Vicki Margolis, James Shea, Terri Turner, Lat & Barbara Naylor, Kempton & Tonya Ingersol
Crew Beveridge and Diamond, Cho Benn Holback, Morgan, Carlos, Downs, McGuireWoods, Newman and Associates, Obrecht Commercial Real Estate, Orange Element, Saul Ewing, TR Klein, Venable LLP, Ziger/Snead LLP, and Gallagher Evelius & Jones LLP
Fans PSA Insurance & Financial Services, Semmes Bowen Semmes, Smith Gildea Schmidt LLC, Terra Nova Ventures, Whitehall Mill LLC
Media Sponsors WYPR-FM, Baltimore Fishbowl
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