Saturday, September 2, 2017

The 2017 Art to Dine For Season is here!

Art To Dine For Season is here!

22 Sparkling Soirees from September thru November

One of the most anticipated season of parties dotted across the Baltimore region. Each party is hosted in an exclusive space by fascinating collectors, designers, artists, musicians, singers, dancers and art lovers. Art To Dine For supports Creative Alliance's free youth education, and outreach programs!


"Celebrity Style” Luncheon Make-overs

The Ivy Hotel's fashionable restaurant, Magdalena, provides a stunning backdrop for this late-summer soiree hosted by Terri Turner and Robbye Apperson. Learn from celebrity Makeup Artist Reggie Wells as he demonstrates his incredible talents and skills by doing two make-overs! Tix & Info


Man Cave 

Go on a pilgrimage to Emory Grove, a post-civil war religious retreat in Glyndon, for an adventure back in time. Explore the real life adventures of Tom Bruggman and his son Twill in their self-proclaimed “Man Cave” filled with fine antiques and unique items lovingly restored by Tom. Tix & Info


Handlebar Art

Mark Fitzgerald and Marla Streb invite you to their hand crafted space, the Handlebar Café. Marla, the X-Games Champion - World Champion - MTB Hall of Famer, shares tales of her champion bike rides. The evening festivities include heavenly wood fired pizzas, heavy appetizers, beer and wine. Tix & Info


BYOB (Bring Your Own Bike)

Historic Baltimore, and Tom Orth from Friends of Druid Hill Park, lead a leisurely bike ride through Druid Hill Park. Pedal along the hilly paths, slow down and take in the beauty of Baltimore’s 745 acre urban oasis filled with natural art and historic architecture that Anne describes on the ride. Tix & Info


Wondrous Women Create

Join co-Hosts Paula Whaley and Gracye Johnson for a tour of two station north spaces. Paula is every bit as eloquent when she works with Italian clay and surgical gauze, as her famous brother, James Baldwin, was with words. Her haunting sculptures are infused with loss and love. View the emotional and magical dolls Paula creates and discover Gracye Johnson’s bold sterling silver statement jewelry pieces. Tix & Info

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Last chance to get tickets for these events!

SAT SEP 9 | Progressive Party with 4-Play!
A very progressive dinner through four of Bolton Hill’s grande dame rowhouses. Hosts invite you to move from home to home for drinks and food in each location. The night ends with a luscious and risqué performance by 4-Play hostess, Jacq Jones! Tix Info

THU OCT 12 | Silk Road
Sandi Gerstung hosts a playful culinary evening inspired by the travels of Marco Polo. Relax in Sandi’s Towson home graced with an outstanding art collection that ranges from Calder to Arp with pieces from New Guinea, Africa, and Australia’s Kimberly, while The Classic Catering People’s chefs take you on a guided culinary tour of cities along the Silk Road. Tix Info

SUN SEP 24 | Paper Cuts & Simple Pleasures
Bask in the last warm days of fall at Walther Gardens, a lovingly restored nursery, home and garden boutique full of vintage charm and clever outdoor enclaves. Be inspired by the tranquil surroundings and artist/illustrator Annie Howe who will share her talent at paper-cutting. Tix Info

Dessert created by Alice Gadzinski, Creative Alliance Resident Artist