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Omega: In your book What It Is, you have a character that says, “The thing I call ‘my mind’ seems to be kind of like a landlord...

Omega: What is your definition of a personal or professional Renaissance?

Michael: We are all born with the capacity for genius. Every healthy child displays boundless energy, wild imagination, and...

From the earliest known mosaic (the 4,500-year-old Standard of Ur) to the flourishing contemporary art scene, mosaics have had an important place in public and private art.

Learn firsthand the appeal of this enduring medium as you create...

There are reasons why dictators fear and muzzle artists. Provocative art holds up a mirror to hypocrisy, injustice, and abuse, and mobilizes people in ways that nothing else can. Do you want to create the change you want to see in the world? And...

What is the meaning of making our mark? How do we bring our leadership vision to fruition? What does bravery look like when we are doing power differently? In this workshop we explore these questions through the practice of calligraphic brushwork...

Leonardo da Vinci—the brilliant anatomist, architect, botanist, engineer, inventor, geologist, musician, painter, and philosopher—helped bring the Western world out of the Middle Ages and into the Renaissance. Now, his approach to optimizing...

It seems like nearly everything today is digital. For many people, listening to music, watching movies and television, or reading the news takes place solely on digital devices, and often all on the same device. Creating art—photography...


Creativity is a way of living life that embraces originality and makes unique connections between seemingly disparate ideas. Creativity is about living life...

Bake Your Own Bread
No matter the style of bread you make—a hearty, country-style loaf, a light baguette, corn bread, tortilla, pita, naan, or a gluten-free variation on any of these—learning how to make one of the most...

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