“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

Literacy connections through the Arts

The CAPS program assists schools to reinforce literacy learning through the arts. Our teaching artists and presenting groups enjoy opportunities to engage students in developing poetry, writing personal stories and stories that explore social justice and consciousness in the world around them. We also offer experiences that encourage ease and confidence in public speaking. The … Continue reading Literacy connections through the Arts

CAPS Artists & Organizations Register for the Arts Education Fair 2016

REGISTRATION OPEN CAPS ARTISTS/GROUPS & LOCAL ARTS ORGANIZATIONS CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR BOOTH *Durham’s only arts education celebration, highlighting the BEST in community arts programming to support student learning and creativity!  Join us to share your opportunities (teaching artist programs, performances, workshops, seminars and arts field trips) for the 2016-17 school year! KEYNOTE SPEAKERS … Continue reading CAPS Artists & Organizations Register for the Arts Education Fair 2016