The Creativity Foundation welcomes your comments and communication:
Laurie Kahn, Chair
Susan Centofanti, Director
112 Bailey Road
Watertown, MA 02472
Credits and Appreciation
American Philosophical Society, Roy Goodman, Assistant Librarian; Yale University Benjamin Franklin Papers, Ellen Cohen, Editor; Claude-Anne Lopez, former Associate Editor, author and co-founder of Friends of Franklin; Michael Curtis, coin design; Mark Gulezian, photography; Phil W. Grenslett, numismatist and author Medals of Franklin.
All sculpture, paintings, art and pictures on this web site depicting Benjamin Franklin are from the Benjamin Franklin Cabinet at the Creativity Foundation, except for the picture on this page, and the marble bust by Houdon.
Creativity Laureate Prize medallion, after Jean-Baptiste Nini’s 1777 pot medallions, now cast in silver at the British Royal Mint using old lost wax techniques.
Photograph of Meryl Streep by Brigitte Lacombe.
About the Foundation Page:
Painting attributed to Charles Amedee van Loo after Joseph Siffred Duplessis given by Benjamin Franklin to A.R.J. Vergot, Louis XVI Finance Minister. Sevres bust in biscuit attributed to Josse F. J. Leriche.
Benjamin Franklin Biography Page:
Lithograph of Benjamin Franklin with kite and lightning after Benjamin West painting.
I.M. Moreau tinted etching of Mirabeau receiving laurel from Benjamin Franklin.
Laureate Prize Page:
Yo-Yo Ma at the 2002 Award Celebration from video by Martin Huberman.
Etching by Augustin de Saint Aubin after Charles Nicolas Cochin.
Our Laureates Pages:
Creativity Celebration photo by Mark Gulezian, showing from left to right: Ari Guzelian of Carnegie Hall, Mara Mayor of the Smithsonian Associates, Junto member James Pruett, Laureate Yo-Yo Ma, Creativity Foundation Chairman, B. Franklin Kahn, and Junto members Trey Sunderland, Wilton Dillon, and Dudley Herschbach.
Jules Feiffer photographed by Michael Schoenfeld, courtesy of The Smithsonian Associates. Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, photographed by Steve Petteway, Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States. Eric Kandel, courtesy of Eric Kandel; Daniel P. Moynihan by Dave Feiling; Yo-Yo Ma, courtesy of yo-yoma.com, Sony Music Entertainment.
Legacy Winners Page:
Portraits of the 2007-2015 Legacy winners by Arthur H. Feller and portraits of the 2016 Legacy winners by Joshua Touster.
Contact Us Page:
Miniature painting on porcelain after Joseph-Siffred Duplessis
Exploring Creativity Page:
Painting attributed to Charles Amedee van Loo after Joseph Siffred Duplessis given by Benjamin Franklin to A.R.J. Vergot, Louis XVI Finance Minister.