Center for Creativity

Big Idea Gallery

What’s the big idea?


Play benefits people at all stages of life.
Play activity
o   optimizes learning
o   shapes the brain
o   stabilizes emotions

Play is fundamental to the creative process. Artists play. They manipulate and experiment with ideas, space, and materials. They play alone, together, and with their communities.


The Big Idea Gallery is the place for curious learners of all ages. What can you do in this exhibition?

Play like an artist.  Mess around with objects, ideas, and space.

Look at great art
Play with clay
Make a postcard inspired drawing


Assemble a jigsaw puzzle
Make a colorful sculpture
Build with modernist blocks


Big Idea Gallery Lead Sponsor:
L Brands Foundation
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