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God at Play: A Creativity Workshop

  • Multnomah Arts Center 7688 Southwest Capitol Highway Portland, OR (map)

The mysterious way in which all of creation unfolds can be summed up most simply with a single word: play.  Divinity creates in a way that is vastly abundant and full of whimsy, beauty, and delight. Creation proceeds not methodically and carefully, but explosively, without apparent purpose or reason, generating untold variety out of the stuff of life and matter. The template of creative play modeled by the universe itself calls to us to create in just that same way. These two things—creativity and play—are deeply embedded in our nature as humans. And they are actually two sides of the same thing.

In this workshop, you will explore your own creative self-expression as play. Any form of creative endeavor is welcome: write a poem, paint a picture, develop a business plan, choreograph a dance, compose a symphony, improvise a song, invent an app.  Learn the principles of play and how to apply them to your personal creative expression, and unlock hidden reserves of creative potential.  This workshop calls on you to shed your idea of creativity as craft, and create instead as God does, selflessly and with complete abandon.

$85  |  Pre-registration Required

Earlier Event: September 3
Portland Monthly Sittings
Later Event: September 10
Personal Process Intensives