Sneak Peaks for 2020

  • Creativity Coming Alive - Mmmwhah! Ensemble performances/playshops: Witness & play with the Ensembles: Jan 26, March 29, May 24, 1:30-3:30 pm

  • Introducing... the first ArtDance. Come dance with live music / be part of community art-making. Feb 18, Nevei Kodesh in Boulder, 7:30-9:30 pm. 

  Vocal Playshops

6-8 pm | Boulder Circus Center, 4747 26th St. | $15 in advance | $20 at the door  Or buy a pass to 6 vocal playshops for $90 and get the 7th free!

Tune in for the launch of other wonderful, fun, life-enhancing offerings.

Stay tuned...

  • 2020 Vision Initiative is underway in the schools. with > 250 students.  Cool new eyes are emerging...

A new website will be coming soon! 

Please bear with us with this old one for a while.

In the News...



See a perfectly Mmmwhahsome street

mural in Boulder's Melody Catalpa neighborhood! 

Bike or walk by 16th x Kalmia to see for yourself.

  • Channel 8 TV "Inside Boulder News: "Paint the Pavement"

  • Daily Camera: "Melody Catalpa Mural Builds Community"

  • KGNU Radio: “Neighborhood Creates Street Mural as Functional Art” 


"...I am impressed by Merlyn and the Mmmwhah team not only for the quality of their events but also for the diversity of participants. The event I attended in person had an audience that reflected diversity of age and race beyond many Boulder events. The organic nature of the connection between participants was a tangible fulfillment of the goals of our grant program. Mmmwhah is clearly filling a need for people of all kinds to share space in artistic expression and mindfulness."

Brenda Ritenour
Neighborhood Liaison

Our Mission

To inspire creativity and build community.

Creativity Alive / Mmmwhah! is an interdisciplinary arts organization that provides largely improvisation-based experiences, classes, workshops, and performances integrating movement, music, and art to inspire creativity and build community.

      We teach and practice mindfulness and authentic expression through deep listening, seeing, sensing, and tuning in to each other in each moment to create collaborative compositions together.

     We expand, deepen, and strengthen our capacity to stay in the creative flow -- individually and collectively -- so we can live, breathe, sing, and dance the transformation that the world needs.

WHY Mmmwhah?

  • To inspire the muses.  In all of us.  |  To keep our creative flows open.

  • To nourish ourselves.  |  And our muses.

  • To create a tighter weave at the grassroots level:  friends, neighbors, community.  |  Kindred spirits.

  • So we can rise to and sustain the level of engagement being called for in these times.

                                 |   And live our lives to the fullest.

Let's fill this place, and our lives, with Music, Movement,

Mindfulness -- whoa! and -- Art:   



Creativity   |   Mindfulness    |   Celebration



JOIN US for some Mmmwhahsome! events

"The Planting" by Sandra Bierman

Join your friends in Mmmwhah! for
          Music & Movement Meditations (Mmms)
   Mmmwhah! Gatherings and Jams        Vocal Playshops
             Art Playshops                Performances
                       Art & Music & Movement Workshops
         Kirtan Arts
                                 Art & Activism
        And more

"By Merlyn Holmes

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