CAPS 2018-2019 Year-end Review

Thank you to our school & community partners, PTA’s, teaching artists, and funders whose generosity helped CAPS reach over 27,480 students, facilitate 339 programs (including artist residencies, workshops, master-classes and performances) in 90 schools & community spaces throughout Durham, Chapel-Hill, Granville and Orange counties. What’s below ~

  • Highlights in pictures

  • CAPS FY19 sponsors

  • Schools & Community Partners we served

highlights in pictures


TEACHERS & PARENTS EXPLORE CAPS

Jody Cassell leads DPS Arts Educators in BrainDance movement at their annual school kick-off event in August 2018.(left)  Durham PTA Council parents practice balancing skills with StoryUp! Aerial Theatre. (right)

MERRICK-MOORE ELEMENTARY – ARTSCONNECT

Braima Moiwai spends a month in residency at Merrick-Moore Elementary sharing African culture and connecting its roots to the South Carolina and Georgia  Sea Island “Gullah” people. Merrick-Moore 4th and 5th graders participated in ArtsConnect, a partnership program of the Durham Arts Council and Carolina Theatre, attending the Ranky Tanky performance at Carolina Theatre and having the connecting in-school residency with Braima Moiwai.

GLOBAL SCHOLARS ACADEMY

Tamla Boone shares STEAM art printmaking workshops at Global Scholars Academy. Students learned about bees and their importance in our environment, pollination and the mighty sunflower. Additionally, students participated in ‘Mime’ with Sheila Kerrigan and ‘Science of Folk Toys’ with Casey Nees.

THE CAROLINA THEATRE FAMILY SATURDAY SERIES

Mad Science, Charles Pettee, Caique Vidal, and Usha Rajagopalan presented in the Carolina Theatre’s Family Saturday Series. The series offers a season of monthly performances & film for families.

SANDY RIDGE VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS ELEMENTARY

We love serving Sandy Ridge Visual & Performing Arts Elementary each year. (above) Students learned to create their own colorful books with Sigrid Hice and wrote cinquain poems to fill them.  Sandy Ridge 3rd and 4th graders created murals with Ben Hamburger (below)

CITY OF MEDICINE ACADEMY

City of Medicine Academy students with Victoria Smith from Y.O.G.A. for YOUTH.

GASPARD & DANCERS CONTEMPORARY DANCE SHOW

Over 400 Durham Public Schools students from R.N. Harris Elementary, Carrington Middle, Githens Middle and Jordan High attended the Gaspard & Dancers contemporary dance show at Reynolds Theatre at Duke University in October.

GITHENS MIDDLE SCHOOL

Githens Middle School hosted over five CAPS teaching artists this year for performances and residencies with Teli Shabu (Magic of African Rhythm), Pline Mounzeo (Sound of Drums), Al Strong and stART of Cool Jazz band, The Beast, Anita Woodley (Stories Come to Life writing residency), and Casey Nees (Science for Teens & Tweens).

DURHAM 150 CELEBRATION

The Durham Arts Council participated in Durham 150 Celebration at American Tobacco this spring. We engaged the community in a Durham 150 “Create your Bull” mural, drumming with Pline Mounzeo, printmaking with Sara McCreary, and confetti dance with Ron West.

 

 

sponsors


    • Durham Public Schools

    • DPS Community Education

    • Durham PTA Council

    • Durham Merchants Association Charitable Foundation

    • Granville Education Foundation & Granville County Schools

    • North Carolina Arts Council

    • Robert and Mercedes Eichholz Foundation

    • Town of Chapel Hill/Chapel Hill Cultural Arts Commission

    • Donations & Gifts to the Durham Arts Council’s Annual Arts Fund

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who we served


Bethesda Elementary Afterschool
Bethesda Elementary
Bimbe Festival (DPR)
Brogden Middle School
Brogden Middle School ENCORE Afterschool
Burton Elementary
Butner Stem Elementary
C.C. Spaulding Elementary
Carolina Friends School
C.G. Credle Elementary
Carrington Middle School
Cary Academy
Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc.
City of Durham Parks and Rec
Club Blvd. Humanities Magnet
Club Blvd. Elementary Afterschool
Creedmoor Elementary
Creekside Elementary Afterschool
Creekside Elementary
City of Medicine Academy
DPS Community Education Before & After-school
Durham Academy
Durham 150 Celebration
Durham PTA Council
Durham Public Schools
E.K. Powe Elementary Afterschool
E.K. Powe Elementary
Easley Elementary Intersession Camp
Easley Elementary
Eastway Elementary
Eastway/Y.E. Smith Afterschool
Eno Valley Elementary Afterschool
Eno Valley Elementary
Forest View Elementary
Forest View Afterschool
Fayetteville Street Elementary
George Watts Montessori
Githens Middle School
Githens MS ENCORE Afterschool
Glenn Elementary
Glenn Elementary Afterschool
Global Scholars Academy
Granville Education Foundation
Harvest Learning Center
Hillandale Elementary
Hillsborough Elementary Afterschool
Holt Elementary
Holt Elementary Afterschool
Hope Valley Elementary
Holiday Fun Fest (DPR)
Immaculata Catholic School
Joe Toler Elementary
Jordan High School
Kindercare
Lakewood Elementary Afterschool
Lakewood Elementary
Lakewood Montessori Middle
Little River K-8 Afterschool
Little River K-8 School
Lowe’s Grove Middle School
Mangum Elementary Afterschool
Mangum Elementary
Merrick-Moore  Afterschool
Merrick-Moore Elementary
Morehead Montessori Afterschool
Morehead Montessori School
Mt. Energy Elementary
Neal Middle School
Near and Far Festival Chapel-Hill
North Regional Durham County Library
Northern High School
Northside Elementary Summer Camp
Oak Grove Elementary
Oak Grove Elementary Afterschool
Parkwood Elementary
Pearsontown Elementary
Pearsontown Elementary Afterschool
R.N. Harris Elementary
Riverside High School
Rogers-Herr Middle School
Sandy Ridge Visual & Performing Arts Elementary
Sandy Ridge Elementary Afterschool
Seasons at Southpoint Dementia Care
Shepard Middle School
Southern Engineering and Sustainability High School
Southwest Elementary Afterschool
Southwest Elementary
Spring Valley Elementary Afterschool
Spring Valley Elementary
Stovall Shaw Elementary
Tar River Elementary
Town of Chapel Hill
Triangle Day School
W.G. Pearson STEAM Elementary Afterschool
W.G. Pearson STEAM Elementary
West Oxford Elementary
Wilton Elementary
Y.E. Smith Elementary School