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If you visited the Columbus Museum of Art on a certain Sunday last December or April, you might have stumbled upon a gigantic, quilted heart into which you were invited to pose a question to your soul. Or you may have been ushered into a translucent dome representing the social…
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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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