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Museum of Creative Process

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Address: Wilburton Drive, River Road, Manchester, VT 05254
Phone Number: 802-379-6350
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The Museum of the Creative Process is a center of creative discovery,...

The Museum of the Creative Process is a center of creative discovery, innovative research, and intellectual retreat. Located in historic Manchester Village on the estate of the Wilburton Inn, the Museum brings together a global array of both modern and traditional creativity. More than just an art center, the Museum is dedicated to understanding the psychological properties of creativity, bridging art and science to gain insight into human relations, interpersonal and interpsychic conflict. Founded and directed by Albert Levis, M.D., the Museum is a haven of artists, scholars, scientists, public intellectuals, and poets.

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Beautiful Grounds and House

Very unusual museum and very unusual and knowledgeable owners. This is a beautiful setting for a museum with beautiful grounds and sculptures as well as a very fine house

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
Daisy K
Fort Myers, Florida
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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

Very unusual museum and very unusual and knowledgeable owners. This is a beautiful setting for a museum with beautiful grounds and sculptures as well as a very fine house

1 Thank Daisy K
Western New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We stayed at the Wilburton Inn for 3 nights and the grounds were scattered with odd, random sculptures - some of them a little creepy, some of them just strange (gold Egyptian statues and Easter Island Head). It seemed like there was no common theme and landscaping was a bit neglected. Walked over to the museum area and read some... More 

1 Thank secret1cari
Silver Spring
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Really something to talk about. Don't miss the opportunity to discuss the works with Dr. Levis - you might learn something about yourself in the process!

Thank H P
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

I had the pleasure of visiting the Museum of the Creative Process this morning with a group of friends and enjoyed a great tour of the sculpture garden by Dr. Lewis. His thoughts and insights about creativity and conflict resolution through art gave me a lot to mull over for the rest of the day. It was so wonderful to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013 via mobile

Very interesting. Museum is various pieces of art that the innkeeper has collected over the years. Truly a fascinating collection. Really nice and friendly owners. Max was especially welcoming, showing us the nice patio to a great lookout and more. Highly recommended if in the area.

Thank Ash55can
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

there is no fee to see this. the art scupltures are scattered over the grounds of the wilburton inn. a different and new type of concept which is based on the owner Dr. Lewis's research. it will be a good idea to read what is written their on walls, the cycle to understand well. even better to go and meet... More 

Thank H B
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

Interesting concept from owner of Wilburton Inn. Not sure if I totally get it. Very eclectic collection.

Thank rbosl
Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

The outdoor sculptures are worth the time to visit this property, but the real challenge is in taking the time to think through the theory behind them & their placement.

Thank Glacier702
Durham, NC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

This 'museum' consists mostly of sculpture on the grounds of the Wilburton Inn. Dr. Levis, the owner, is a psychiatrist who expresses his beliefs about the correlation between conflict resolution and creativity through this 'art'. No such thing as a brief conversation with him, but, despite hardly understanding his 'lecture', we were charmed.

2 Thank Larry M
Holland, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

I would recommend this place to anyone who is interested in art, religion, or psychology. This is a walking tour though some interesting outdoor exhibits that will leave your mind wanting more. I’m interested in psychology so I wish I could have spent the whole day there. There are also nice grounds for the aspiring photographer. Thank you to Theo... More 

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