Esther Pearl: Camp Reel Stories
Contributor Daniel Wolfe recaps a talk from our Oakland chapter with Esther Pearl, founder of Camp Reel Stories, a non-profit summer camp for young girls that inspires them to create their own media and grow in an industry that historically favors men.
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September's Theme is Color
CreativeMornings is not shy of color. Now in 88 creative cities (with a unique color for each one!), CreativeMornings is excited to kick off a full month on the theme of “Color,” brought to you by Squarespace. The theme was chosen by our Paris team, and we were thrilled to have the very talented and crafty Erin Jang illustrate it in her signature, cheerful style.
Book List No. 10: Failure
This August’s theme is Failure , chosen by our Singapore chapter and depicted by New York-based photographer Bill Wadman. Check out ten books on the theme!
DJ Jim Q's Playlist: Failure
Failure is the foundation of any creative process. We learn and develop our skills and intuition with experimentation and through trial and error. However, the fear of failure has the opposite effe...
Winning at Failing, In Conversation with Blue Bottle Coffee Roaster Justin Rodriguez
Titlecard icons are coffee designed by Phil Goodwin and clock designed by John Caserta, downloaded from the Noun Project. It’s near 7:00 a.m. in the morning, West Coast time, when I prepare questi...
One of Many: Becca Barnet
From taxidermy art, illustrations, or tattoos, Becca Barnet’s work revolves around the ideas of creation, preservation and re-appropriating. After graduating as an illustrator from the Rhode Isla...
New Organizers in Copenhagen, Charleston & Rio
During the month of April, we sent out an open call for Organizers in Copenhagen, Charleston and Rio with a little help from one of our official partners, Squarespace. Please meet the approved applicants!
Gregg Deal: The Last American Indian on Earth
Contributor Daniel Wolfe shares his experience and a recap of performance artist Gregg Deal's powerful talk on heritage and family at CreativeMornings/DC.
Smile! Each month, 7,000 creative folks around the world meet up at local CreativeMornings chapters to get inspired and meet new people. We think that that is something to smile about. Dedicated t...
CreativeMornings/NewYork with Coffeetographer Chérmelle Edwards
We first met Chérmelle Edwards when she began showing up to photograph CreativeMornings/NewYork last year. With a passion for coffee culture and flair for style, she was unmissable as she shot photos of attendees for her blog. For this post, we invited Chérmelle to our July talk to share her experience
August's theme is Failure
If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again—and then get up on a stage in front of 50+ people and talk about it. That’s what’s happening at CreativeMornings chapters around the ...
Vanessa German: Gift of Love
Contributor Nate Burgos recaps Pittsburgh-based artist Vanessa German's poignant talk on Bravery and activism in her community.
Join the Talk Watch Squad!
We’re building out a small, robust team of folks to help watch and catalog all the great videos coming out of CreativeMornings chapters around the world. We’re looking for avid talk-wat...
Morning Person: Fabian Pfortmüller
Fabian Pfortmüller caught our attention when he first took the stage at our CreativeMornings/Zürich chapter in 2011, where he spoke on the importance of design with a conscience. (Editor’s No...
Resident New York "Coffeetographer" Chermelle Edwards dives deep into the local coffee culture and source behind the Blue Bottle brew we have at CreativeMornings/NewYork.
DJ Jim Q's Playlist: Heritage
Our July Playlist is out! DJ Jim Quindlen pulls together a Spotify playlist around this month's theme of Heritage.
Auckland Morning People
The CreativeMornings/Auckland team is fast approaching the three year mark, something that wouldn’t have been possible without the continued support of an awesome bunch of people, who both ma...
Book List No. 9: Heritage
Our Heritage book list is out! Dig in to discover stories of identity, family, discovery and more.
Celebrating Heritage in Three New Cities
Freddie from MailChimp and CreativeMornings are teaming up again to bring CM to three new cities! In an effort to highlight July’s theme of Heritage around the world, we’re beginning a month-long s...
Lessons from the dawn: One year of CreativeMornings/Montréal
Bringing CreativeMornings to Montreal and contributing to making it the successful lecture series it has become makes me utterly proud. As one of the co-founders of the Montréal chapter of Creat...
July's theme is Heritage
We’re getting back to our roots this month as we talk about Heritage across 85+ CreativeMornings cities around the world. The theme was chosen by our organizer our Cape Town, South Africa team and depicted by Nigerian-born, Brooklyn-based illustrator Olaleken Jeyifous.
Morning Person: Vasco Mourao
We speak with our own Barcelona organizer Vasco Mourao on his circuitous route to following his dreams, his global adventures, and his peculiar obsession with horses.