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Steve Dahlberg-Mary Alice Long

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 the intersection of creativity, play and nature with Erin Kenny, director of the Cedarsong Nature School. Find out how the school's mission to provide opportunities for direct experience with nature helps increase awareness... more

We'll explore how to open up the collaborative innovation process in organizations to discover new insights, engage new audiences and find new products. Our guest is David Yaun, vice president of marketing and... more

We'll explore how to bring "artistry" into one's life and work -- discovering the edge of what we know. Find out why surprise, uncertainty, ambiguity, intensity and change are all disruptive forces that we typically avoid or fear -- yet why they are... more

We'll explore ways to educate children and liberate adults so that creativity flows again. Play is for all ages, as is exploration and improvisation. Discover the power, potential and possibility of play for children and adults with leading play... more

Against the backdrop of the Bellevue Arts Museum's "Making Mends" exhibition, we'll explore the therapeutic benefit of art and the sense of hope and perseverance that artists find as they come to terms with traumatic experiences... more

We'll explore the workings of creativity -- from how to bring more of it into organizations to who is creative to how the brain works with creativity. Our guest is Jonah Lehrer, author of the new book, Imagine: How Creativity Works, as... more

We'll explore the intersection of play, creativity and art through the "Push Play" exhibition at the Bellevue Arts Museum near Seattle, Washington, and the work of curator and artist Linda Ganstrom.The exhibition is shaped through Linda's belief... more

We'll explore the power, potential and importance of play to generate and restore health and sanity to our world. Our guest, Gwen Gordon, brings stories from her play work with Muppets for Sesame Street, Apple research at MIT Media Lab,... more

Berenice "Bee" Bleedorn would have turned 100 on December 22. She died earlier this year, bringing to a close her nearly 50-year career in creativity and education. Today, we'll celebrate not only her life, but why her work matters... more

We'll explore the importance of play for children and adults in learning, healing, working and community-building with Angelique Felix. We'll find out about how the Angelique uses the Reggio Emilia approach in play session to create many... more
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