Image of Martin Creed, Work No. 329, 2004, balloons. On loan from the Rennie Collection at Wing Sang, Vancouver. Photo by SITE Photography. © Martin Creed

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Lost Wage Rampage: A Game

Game developer Jane Friedhoff—known for her inclusiveness and female-forward games—has developed a new game exclusively for PlayTime.
Play | Jane Friedhoff

The Power of Play: An Essay

Game designer Nashra Balagamwala reflects on the power of a board game to bring about dialogue.
Read | Nashra Balagamwala
PlayTime is open! Tell us: what is play to you? Nicky, thanks for sharing your experience with Martin Creed’s No. 329. All the smiles! #Repost @nickylibs ・・・ Started the weekend off by diving into a room filled with pink balloons! Martin Creed’s “Work No. 329” filled exactly half the air in this room with balloons to make us think about space and air. . . . . #areyouareyouawesome #pemafterdark #pemplaytime #peabodyessexmuseum #art #contemporaryart #martincreed #workno329 #balloons #thatsdarling #darlingweekend #artofvisuals #flashesofdelight #chasinglight #lovelysquares #thehappynow #makemoments #mytinyatlas #pursuepretty #livecolorfully #salem #acolorstory #mac #ladydanger # by @cwardian


Games Adults Play: A Comic Series

Comic Josh Gondelman and artist Molly Roth share a list of just a few of their favorite games that adults play.
Read | Josh Gondelman and Molly Roth | Part 1
PlayTime artist Agustina Woodgate offers an artist talk on her stuffed animal skin rugs last night at PlayTime After Dark. Come check them out for yourself—PlayTime is open today! #Repost @lydslovesart_ ・・・ Agustina Woodgate giving an artist talk during PlayTime After Dark, @mandas148 enjoying Martin Creeds half the air in a given space, and @peabodyessex atrium looking🏼…. a few incredible moments from this amazing week! #pemplaytime


Trying Erwin Wurm’s Double Piece on for size! Read the instructions, step up on the platform, and perform the artwork. #pemplaytime