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

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!

Melissa Rooney shares about CAPS at Stir Crazy Mom!

Stir Crazy Moms’ of Durham blogger, author of Eddie The Electron (available through Amberjack Publishing) and CAPS Artist Melissa Rooney shares why you should be a part of CAPS!

Teaching Artist Development Labs @ Lincoln Center

Lincoln Center – 2016 Teaching Artist Development Labs Invest part of your summer at Lincoln Center where the term Teaching Artist (TA) was born over 40 years ago! This development program provides TAs with opportunities to hone their skills and deepen their experiences in such fundamental areas as lesson/workshop design, facilitation and environment, student engagement, … Continue reading Teaching Artist Development Labs @ Lincoln Center


APPLY NOW! Teaching Artists representing the Durham Arts Council’s Creative Arts in Public & Private Schools (CAPS) program serve over 20,000 students and participants each year in our community; with the vast majority reaching children in grades K-12, to help reinforce curriculum and support student learning through the arts! We are currently seeking teaching artists … Continue reading CALL FOR CAPS TEACHING ARTISTS! APPLY NOW