Throughout Fall 2017, the CAPS program experienced an increase in exposure and programming. This expansion is due to our incredible new teaching artist roster, various new marketing efforts, a successful Arts Education Fair, and targeted engagement with teachers, school districts and the community. Thank you for being a part of our expansion! This recap includes … Continue reading CAPS Artists-in-Schools Fall 2017 Recap!
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
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,” 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