Steve and Mary Alice

Creativity in Play


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Exploring the importance of creativity, play and imagination across society. Hosted by Steven Dahlberg and Mary Alice Long, Ph.D. Produced by the International Centre for Creativity and Imagination, in partnership with the National Creativity Network. ... 'The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves.' – Carl Jung

On-Demand Episodes

We'll explore Matt Brown's work at Klutz, the importance of play and movement, and connections between creativity and play.

We'll explore the importance of advocating for play in nature, what resources are available to support outdoor play, and what's missing from creative play.

Explore why creativity matters in cities and communities, what the state of today's economy means for creativity, and where we stand in "The Great Reset."

We'll talk poetry, arts, creativity in odd places, workshops, artistic community and more with poet, writer and teacher Amena Brown. Plus, we'll hear her poem on creativity - "Be The One" - which she read to help close the Creativity World... more

We'll explore InterPlay -- an active, creative way to unlock the wisdom of the body -- as a tool for tapping into personal, organizational and community creativity. Learn how InterPlay teaches the language and ethic of play.

Darell Hammond, CEO and co-founder of KaBOOM!, will explore the importance of play and creativity, not only in children's lives, but for everyone in communities. To date, KaBOOM! has built more than 1,900 playgrounds, serving more... more

Join us as we explore creativity with one of the field's leading researchers, educational psychologist Robert Sternberg. Bob is provost and professor of psychology at Oklahoma State University. He's also served as dean of the... more

Our guest will be Daniel Pink, a popular author on the role and value of creativity in society. Dan will be part of the opening session of the Creativity World Forum in Oklahoma City on November 16, along with Sir Ken Robinson and David Pogue.

Learn why imagination FIRST is an important jumping off point for bringing more creativity and innovation into learning, work and communities. Scott Noppe-Brandon will be part of the Creativity World Forum on November 17 in... more

New York Times Tech Columnist David Pogue reviews trends in consumer technology and the online world. We'll explore innovation, the challenges in bringing innovation to market, and the value of simplicity in design. Discover... more
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