Artists in After-School (AIAS): Yoga with Bryan Carey


With grants from Nordstrom and Target, DPS Community Education partnered Durham Arts Council CAPS to create the Arts in After-school (AIAS) program which has brought talented artists to 6 local elementary schools in the Durham area. On May 17, Bryan Carey, instructor from Patanjalis Place Yoga, worked with students of W.G. Pearson Magnet Elementary. Carey … Continue reading Artists in After-School (AIAS): Yoga with Bryan Carey

Durham Arts Council CAPS: The Magic of Stories & Music with Braima Moiwai


Grades K-5 at Fayetteville Street Elementary School had the pleasure of celebrating the end of the year with special guest artist, Braima Moiwai with his performance entitled “The Magic of Stories and Music”. A native of Sierra Leone, Moiwai came to the States in 1986 and has been a CAPS artist since 1987. In his … Continue reading Durham Arts Council CAPS: The Magic of Stories & Music with Braima Moiwai

Mascot Mosaic Mural


Quality Education Institute students were introduced to the art concept of mosaic by mosaic artist Jeannette Brossart. The enthusiastic 2nd through 6th graders were presented with the idea of using their mascot as inspiration for a mosaic art project. Brossart showed the students examples of different mosaic designs, on the 18th of October, so that they … Continue reading Mascot Mosaic Mural