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Game Show on the Road in Portland

Game Show on the Road in Portland

Game Show hit the road last month to participate in Open Engagement, an international conference hosted by Portland State University’s School of Art and Social Practice. The conference focuses on art practices that engage local communities and break down barriers Read More…

Posted in Musings from the Center for Creativity
The Thrill of Creative Gardening

The Thrill of Creative Gardening

After a relatively mild winter, spring and summer in Columbus is quickly on its way. I love the this time of year: the warmer weather, the baby animals, lighter clothes and jackets and, of course, the green sprouts of new Read More…

Posted in Musings from the Center for Creativity
Adventure Out: Art Super Heroes

Adventure Out: Art Super Heroes

Adventure Out Celebration May 5, 2012, 10 AM – 5 PM What happens when art educators and a museum’s permanent collection intersect with preschoolers? Join us as we celebrate our Adventure Out program, an in-depth art program for preschoolers at Read More…

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Teens, Photography, & Columbus

Teens, Photography, & Columbus

Utilizing the power of photography to engage teens in socially relevant conversations, the Columbus Museum of Art’s Columbus In Focus program invites students from two Columbus City high schools, Linden McKinley and Marion Franklin, to examine the rich history of Read More…

Posted in CMA for Teens, Day to Day, Musings from the Center for Creativity
Critical Thinking & Art

Critical Thinking & Art

What would you say if someone asked you, “What really matters to you?” It seems like that might be a straightforward question, but take a moment to think about it. Now think about what you might have said when you Read More…

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Paid to Play

Paid to Play

If you spend time in the Wonder Room, chances are you will meet Alvin. Alvin White has a very important job at CMA.  He gets paid to play. It may seem odd that we pay someone to play.  But many Read More…

Posted in Musings from the Center for Creativity
Holiday Shopping Gets a Handmade Makeover

Holiday Shopping Gets a Handmade Makeover

I love the holiday season. I really do. I love the lights, the music, the decorations, the baking, the shopping, and, most of all, the Christmas tree. I know that many people (including my roommate, who has been proclaiming “Bah Read More…

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Going for It

Going for It

There is something magical about these 3 little words: “Going for it!” I’ve realized this a lot lately. My friend Susie’s boyfriend, Dan, dressed up as Macho Man Randy Savage for Halloween this year, and she costumed as his longtime Read More…

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Making Time to Play & Dream

Making Time to Play & Dream

Got a minute? Chances are, you don’t.  Who doesn’t feel rushed these days? And this is not a new thing.  Three decades ago, I was a young elementary school teacher in Upper Arlington when David Elkind, a nationally recognized child Read More…

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Creative Costuming: Where Creativity Meets Parenting

Creative Costuming: Where Creativity Meets Parenting

Halloween has long been my favorite holiday. Since I was old enough to aim a glue gun, I’ve been creating my own costumes and, much to their chagrin, siblings’ costumes here or there along the way. I once made my Read More…

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