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Learn why Portland General Electric thinks creativity is good for the workplace.

Portland General Electric’s float highlighting the Work For Art program at the annual festival they sponsor.

Webinar: Creativity at Work

Are you looking to offer more creative experiences to your staff? Or interested in learning how your arts organizations can make new connections to the business community? Join Kregg Arnston from Portland General Electric and Aaron Nicholson from Opera San Jose for a conversation on creativity in the workplace on Sept. 17 from 12:30p.m. – 1:30p.m. CT.

Please register today!

The webinar is offered via Adobe Connect.
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Residents of Grand Rapids, MI collaborated to transform the physical spaces that connect them. In the end they transformed so much more.


An interview with Suzanne Weeldreyer of Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra on the impact Creating Connection has had on the orchestra’s messaging and programming.


Good news for the dancers among us: The dynamic Argentine Tango improves your social life and can protect your brain from dementia.

Back to school blues?

Many of us are kicking off a new season of performances, exhibitions, and programs. For those star students looking to load up your backpack with some new supplies, check out the Creating Connection toolkit. Bring on the new season, we’re here to help.
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Creating Connection is a leadership initiative of Arts Midwest in collaboration with Metropolitan Group.
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