Category Archives: Creative NJ

Creative New Jersey: Catch the Wave of Atlantic City’s Creative Spirit

Posted on by Elizabeth Murphy, Director, Creative New Jersey

Atlantic City and its iconic boardwalk has been one of New Jersey’s – and the East Coast’s – greatest attractions, and has long inspired its residents and visitors. However today, Atlantic City is facing myriad challenges amidst a rapidly changing … Continue reading

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Creative Elizabeth launches its Call to Collaboration

Posted on by Elizabeth Murphy, Director, Creative New Jersey

Last week, we were thrilled to launch a creativity convening in the city of Elizabeth. This Call to Collaboration welcomed a large, diverse group of dynamic community leaders, educators, environmental and sustainability professionals, artists, economic development and local business leaders, … Continue reading

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The Revolutionary Spirit: Creative Elizabeth Launches

Posted on by By Kacy O'Brien, Creative New Jersey

Founded in 1665, The City of Elizabeth has a rich and celebrated history with a revolutionary heritage. During its nearly 350 years, Elizabeth has been the seat of change — ranging from the sinking of the first British ship after … Continue reading

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Creativity, Inc.: A Love Letter to Pixar

Posted on by By Kacy O’Brien, Program Manager, Creative New Jersey

I love Pixar.  I love the ingenuity of their stories from Toy Story to Finding Nemo and Wall-E to Brave. I love the vividness of the worlds they create through animation. And I sure do love Co-Founder and President Ed Catmull’s book … Continue reading

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Creativity and Collaboration Take Courage

Posted on by Elizabeth Murphy, Director, Creative New Jersey

Residents share topics for small group discussion at Creative Highlands: Call to Collaboration. As I reflect upon our recent Creative Highlands: Call to Collaboration, I am reminded of the power of the human spirit to overcome adversity and loss. Elizabeth … Continue reading

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