Center for Creativity

Big Idea Gallery

What’s the big idea?


On view April 2013 – April 2014
Our newest Big Idea exhibition explores the way artists play, create a mood, or affect our senses with color. It includes color-themed works of art from our permanent collection, as well as, an assortment of games, puzzles, art-making activities, color immersion rooms, and a color shuffleboard

Big Idea Gallery

The Big Idea Gallery is the place for curious learners of all ages:

  • Discover great examples of color-infused art from the Impressionists to the Op Artists of the 1960s
  • Experiment, play, and imagine with puzzles, games, and spinning tops.
Play color shuffleboard
Experience the color immersion rooms
Try a giant puzzle


Spin the Op tops
Create your own Op Art design
Play with color