NCM Street Piano
In the summer of 2012 NCM embarked on a unique artistic community project. The Objective
was for our youth create an interactive community art piece that combined visual
arts, musical arts and team building. The NCM members and youth decided to paint
pianos and strategically place them on corners for all to enjoy.
We at the Nurture the Creative Mind Foundation inject creativity in all that we
do and this PSA video is no exception. The video artistically demonstrates and articulates,
via a time lapse drawing, the Nurture the Creative Mind Foundation’s ideals and
Dr. Chris Emdin
Dr. Chris Emdin, urban education specialist, creates a personal message for the
youth, parents, and supporters of Nurture the Creative Mind Foundation.
NCM youth have the opportunity to host their very own radio show through the NCM
youth radio workshops. They choose the music that is played and the topics that
are addressed. It is their show and theirs alone. In this video you will see the
responses to interview questions of the 1st group of host.
Nurture the Creative Mind is an organization that believes that all artistic expression
is beautiful and this was demonstrated quite well for the whole of our community
during the Ogden Arts Festival 2012.
Fox 13 Coverage
Blank Page magazine is a “for youth by youth” publication. Through workshops the
NCM youth learn marketable skills such as creative writing, photography, graphic
design and many others. This magazine is the 1st of its kind in Utah and being such
a historical event was covered by Fox 13 news.
“Reelin’ it in” Video Blog
“Reelin’ it in” is a video blog project where NCM youth interview local community
members, business owners, and artists. From beginning to end they develop and control
the end product. Through this process they establish public speaking skills as well
as confidence in themselves.
1st NCM PSA- *Have to find the video for this one
In this PSA you will hear from our Founder, Amir A.H. Jackson, his personal vision
of the Nurture the Creative Mind Foundation.
The NCM Poetogrpahy exhibits use creative and artistic expression to empower youth
within the community, helping them establish self-value and dignity through the
application of poetry and photography.