At school, in a career, in life, success largely depends on problem-solving, collaboration, communication, self-confidence, imagination, and creativity. Study after study has shown that arts education is incredibly effective at developing these vital skills and inspires artists and people in all walks of life. Lincoln Center Education, a part of the world's leading performing arts center, gives people of all ages the opportunity to think like an artist through a variety of programs in schools and communities across the New York metro area.
Thinking like an artist serves many of our world's leaders and students who aspire to become artists. Curious? Check out these videos!
Our Think Like an Artist series features author/speaker Deepak Chopra, Clinton Global Initiative Board Member Chelsea Clinton, high-school and visual-arts student Neofitos Haralambou, investment specialist Nicolas Ingram, serial entrepreneur Michael Lazerow, JetBlue Airways Chairman Joel Peterson, and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.
Today we launch a Think Like an Artist video from a student’s point of view. For Neo, art equals freedom. Watch him talk about it.
Watch Nicolas Ingram share his appreciation of the arts as a unique language that expanded his thinking, enriched him, and helped him connect across generations.
Ballet taught Chelsea Clinton how to appreciate different ways of communicating.
Deepak Chopra learned to experience the world fully by pushing his imagination beyond its limits.
Joel Peterson connects the rigor of arts training with effective business leadership.
Playing the piano helps Condoleezza Rice balance rigor and innovation.
Michael Lazerow harnessed his originality in a jazz band.