Meet Yholima Vargas-Aleem – Faces of CAPS Series


Yholima Vargas joins the CAPS program to bring Latin American dance and culture to schools throughout the Durham/Triangle community. Learn more about her performance ” Latin American Dance: Let Your Body Surprise YOU!” here. Special thanks to Cammel Hurse of Cammel’s Photography

Storytime with Anita Woodley


DPS summer campers participated in “Storytime” with CAPS Artist Anita Woodley yesterday at Morehead Montessori. Students listened to stories from “great-grandma” and many other characters Mrs. Woodley impersonates.  Later in the presentation, students were led in a discussion about healthy eating habits and keeping our bodies fit. Students learned how to prepare and eat nutritious … Continue reading Storytime with Anita Woodley

STORIES COME TO LIFE! EXPANDS


“Stories Come to Life,” a grant-funded language arts workshop, expands this year to reach more than 600 Durham students at Neal, Lowe’s Grove and James E. Shepard middle schools. In the residency, students learn how to put experiences from their own lives into writing. The stories can be tragic, joyous or anything in between, so … Continue reading STORIES COME TO LIFE! EXPANDS

Apply to be a CAPS Artist!


Take your artistry and love for teaching into classrooms and throughout the community. The Durham Arts Council’s CAPS (Creative Arts in Public & Private Schools/Communities) program serves K – 12 public, private and charter schools throughout the region. Additionally our teaching artist led programs reach into the community through programs for seniors, early childhood centers, … Continue reading Apply to be a CAPS Artist!