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 The Columbus Museum of Art defines creativity as “the process of using critical thinking and imagination to generate new ideas that have value.” A fairly straightforward definition, as most would agree, for a far more complex word. And no not complicated in structure or in practice, but in individual meaning.…
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Andre Williams has been coming to the museum since 2014. He started coming because he heard there was a free music studio available at Teen Open Studio. In 2016 when he turned 20 he was brought on as official staff and became a Mentor. Pretty quickly Andre also joined the…
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Recently I had an experience that left my head swimming. It was the last session of the Teaching for Creativity Institute , and we were closing out the year with a…
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Research tells us that creativity in this country is declining, most severely in children ages 6-12. One essential component of creativity is critical thinking. Critical thinking skills are the focus of a nearly 50-year partnership with Columbus City Schools (CCS), the largest district in the state of Ohio. As part…
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Every Saturday from 1-3 pm we open the studio to you and invite you to come make with us! Our Studio Coordinator Rachel comes up with a theme for each month related to artworks or big ideas in the museum and a creative prompt for each week with interesting art…
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The new year is upon us, which means that many of us are striving to build new habits. As we all know, resolutions and indeed any kind of change in our behavior is hard. Building new habits requires that we have a deep belief in the power of the change…
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