“I don’t search, I find”

Picasso

“There is no new art. There are new artists. The new artist must be completely faithful to him or herself, must be a creator, must be capable of building his or her own foundations directly and alone, without depending on the past or tradition… the formula is his or her antithisis”

Egon Schiele

“Without art life would be a mistake”
Friederich Nietzsche

“I close my eyes in order to see”

Paul Gauguin

“The work of the artist is always to deepen the mystery”

Francis Bacon

“What proceeds from an internal necessity of the soul is beautiful”

Wassily Kandinsky

Received Ideas

Below you will find a list of different activities that can be carried out during the “European Day of Artistic Creativity” in the cities taking part in the CreArt Network. Each city/institution will have the opportunity to choose which one/s suit best to its context and can be adapted to specific requirements, according to the nature of the organization; museums, theatres, conservatories, art colleges, squares, streets, educational centres, exhibition spaces, etc. The present activities are only open proposals and they can be used as a springboard to create new kinds of activities.
The order of the following proposal of activities has nothing to do with the relevance of the recommendation:

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To encourage art teachers in schools to talk to their students about the EU Artistic Creativity Day.

12

To encourage webs and local media – private or public-to circulate the press releases sent to them.

13

Public screens in streets and inside buses can display sentences about artistic creativity proposed by the Organization.

14

An Art market in the squares and streets of the cities.

15

The organization of workshops for families, in which adults and children work together creatively.

16

The organization of workshops for children of different ages.

17

To propose that old people’s homes join the initiative with creative activities.

18

The organization of a seminar with talks or conferences given by professionals devoted to the study and research of creativity from different fields (psychology, pedagogy, computing, philosophy, sociology, anthropology, etc.). They can attend the conference or participate by means of a web conference. There could also be workshops lead by experts in dynamics to enhance creativity and stimulate the imagination.

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To provide a place as a toy library where games to stimulate creativity are proposed. These games can be traditional or new and more sophisticated ones.

20

In collaboration with educational centres, to create a radio programme in which to interview people and discuss creativity.