We had a fantastic year – Thank you! CAPS Year-end Review


Thank you to our school & community partners, PTA’s, teaching artists, and funders whose generosity helped CAPS reach over 29,000 students, facilitate 472 programs (including artist residencies, workshops, master-classes and performances) in 90 schools & community spaces throughout Durham, Chapel-Hill, Granville and Orange counties. What’s below ~ Highlights in pictures CAPS FY18 sponsors Who we served CAPS … Continue reading We had a fantastic year – Thank you! CAPS Year-end Review

CAPS Artists-in-Schools Fall 2017 Recap!


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!

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!

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

Durham Bulls x RUNAWAY Charity Auction to benefit Durham Arts Council’s CAPS program


Durham Bulls x RUNAWAY Charity Auction to benefit Durham Arts Council’s CAPS program- Oct 15th (6 – 8 pm) RSVP 212 West Main Street #102, Durham, NC 27701 RUNAWAY Clothes and the Durham Bulls are partnering once again! Join us the week of October 11th to admire the great moments captured throughout the season by … Continue reading Durham Bulls x RUNAWAY Charity Auction to benefit Durham Arts Council’s CAPS program