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  • Join us for CLEAT, the Creative Living Embodied Arts Training, giving you the creative traction you need, in your personal and/or professional lives. | 5 sessions beginning in October | Three places left >>

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Stay tuned...

  • 2020 Vision Initiative is underway in the schools.  Cool new eyes are emerging...

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” 


Yes! We have found our new name:





Stay tuned for our new website soon. And mark your calendars for the afternoon of November 10 for our big launch event.

   Special thanks to Michael Hamers for the great logo design for Creativity Alive, and Colorado Creative Industries for partially funding this rebranding!


Volunteers / Interns / Work-study / Trade?

I can always use help putting together all our events, with the logistics, marketing, Facebook, website, video/photography, etc ....   Email Merlyn if interested. 

Mmmwhah! Policy on Money:

We rely on the tremendous assistance of our volunteers and interns. Thank you, all!   And while we definitely need to become financially and energetically sustainable, we hope to always keep the Mmmwhah! policy on money as:  

    "Don't let money stop you.  / Give as generously as you can, so we can continue these offerings."  For events with fees, work-study or trade may be an option if you're under financial hardship. Email Merlyn to  discuss.

"...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.

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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