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Creative NJ: Creativity & Collaboration in the ‘City Invincible’

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Camden, the “City Invincible,” which built its early reputation as a port city, industrial and manufacturing hub, is currently home to major hospitals, higher education institutions, cultural attractions and citizens who are deeply committed to their City. Though Camden has … Continue reading

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Creative New Jersey: Notes from Detroit

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Sometimes it’s good to get out and see the world, to “fill the well” of your own creativity and imagination, either to be inspired by something new or to affirm strategies, beliefs or plans you already have. I had the … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Open the Door to Creativity and Collaboration in 2016

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

  This month marks International Creativity Month, where creative communities, people and organizations all around the world celebrate the ingenuity of human imagination. Reflecting on Creative New Jersey’s past year, which saw Calls to Collaboration in Atlantic City and the … Continue reading

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How Learning to Play Dungeons & Dragons Makes Me a Better Creative Leader

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

With the holiday season upon us, and lots of hours spent with friends and family sprawled around living rooms, assembling toys and reading/arguing over directions to gadgets and games I’m grateful for a very particular game I’ve been learning to … Continue reading

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Dodge Week in Review

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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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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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Dodge Q&A: Margaret Waldock

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This is the fourth installment of our new series featuring Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation staff here on the Dodge Blog. We’re going to check in with what they’re learning and thinking about as they visit with nonprofits around the state, … Continue reading

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How Do You Build a Truly Creative Community?

Posted on by Donna Drewes, Sustainable Jersey

It’s not surprising, but the places we want to live in are the ones that have embraced and fostered creativity and sustainability. When asked about the qualities that people want in a region, they are experiential; we want a mix … Continue reading

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Q&A with Molly de Aguiar

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This is the third installment of our new series featuring Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation staff here on the Dodge Blog. We’re going to check in with what they’re learning and thinking about as they visit with nonprofits around the state, … Continue reading

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A Creative Recovery

Posted on by Elizabeth Murphy, Director, Creative New Jersey

This month we mark the first anniversary of Hurricane Sandy crashing upon New Jersey and our neighboring states.  While it was painfully obvious that Sandy was a monumental storm of the highest magnitude, I don’t think any of us realized … Continue reading

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Exercise Your Creative Muscle!

Posted on by Elizabeth Murphy, Director, Creative New Jersey

Have you read Martin Farewell’s recent blog Poetry Friday: “But I’m Not the Creative Type”? Martin is a creativity champion, and I am always grateful for his prolific musings on the subject of creativity! For as long as I can … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: “But I’m Not the Creative Type”

Posted on by Martin Farawell, Program Director, Poetry

Whenever there’s a discussion about creativity and education or the importance of the arts, inevitably someone will say, “But I’m not the creative type.”  This is said with a variety of meanings.  It can be self-deprecating, someone lamenting they always … Continue reading

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Celebrate the New Year with Creativity

Posted on by Wendy Liscow, Program Officer, Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation

I imagine you, like me, have a host of stories from the holidays.  I traveled to the mid-west to visit family for a week.  As always, I had a raucously joyous time playing with my little nephews and nieces, and … Continue reading

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Continuing the Creativity Conversation

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Over the past two days, more than 150 people participated in the Creative New Jersey conference, discussing how creativity and innovation can help revitalize New Jersey. (See this earlier blog post for background on the conference). This was no ordinary … Continue reading

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