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At the Columbus Museum of Art, in the Center for Creativity, we believe that everyone has the capacity for Creativity. We believe that creativity is for everyone, can live within anyone and can take any form. But rather than talk about why or how we at the CFC champion and…
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If you happen to wander into CMA on the second Saturday of any month, you will be greeted with a surprising and participatory experience called the Connector Series. What is this “Connector Series,” you ask? Here’s the short answer: Connector Series is a visiting artist program which takes place the…
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The bird nest making area in the Wonder Room is one of my favorite places to interact and observe visitors. They create, tell stories, and laugh with each other. What does this creative process look and sound like? For Gail, Neil, their daughter Jill, and granddaughter Anya, the process was…
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Join CMA's Center for Creativity for a Global Weekend of Play, October 4 & 5 at the Columbus Museum of Art. After a huge turnout in 2013, the community cardboard challenge is back! Started by the Imagination Foundation, Global Day of Play engages 1 million children and adults around the…
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What does it mean to truly listen— to our students and to each other? During my first visit to the Bumble Bee classroom as part of CMA’s Imagine That program, I asked the class to tell me what some of their rules were. High on the list was ‘listening.’ When…
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LEGO bricks provide inspiration for many families to be creative. We talked with the Gonzalez family, last year's LEGO DESIGN Challenge winner to get the scoop. How did you decide what you were going to build? (What were some of the challenges? Any fights or funny stories?) Our son and daughter…
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