Booking a CAPS Artist or Program

CAPS brings artists to public, private, charter and alternative schools throughout Durham, Orange, Granville, and Person Counties. Learn how to plan for and request CAPS programs below.

Booking a CAPS Artist or Program

How to plan and request CAPS programs

Checklist for Schools

  • The school should designate a CAPS Representative. This person will work with school administrators, teachers and Arts Integration Team members to coordinate arts enrichment for the school through the CAPS program and/or other community arts organizations

  • Next, determine how your school will fund CAPS programming. Tips are located on the Funding CAPS page. Talk to your PTA and/or school administration to learn about funding budgeted to bring professional teaching artists into your school. Grants may also be available through the CAPS Office and updated online.

  • Review the CAPS Artist Directory located online or request a printed copy by calling (919) 560-2718 or emailing sadams@durhamarts.org

  • Select a CAPS artist

  • Submit an online request for a CAPS artist

  • An ideal CAPS integration team consists of an administrator, an arts education teacher, a classroom teacher, a PTA/PTO representative, and other interested parties.

For DPS Schools

  • DPS Deadline to request CAPS programs and encumber funds is October 18, 2019

  • All DPS schools receive CAPS funds annually based on enrollment. Contact the CAPS Office at 919-560-2718 or email sadams@durhamarts.org to find out your school’s CAPS budget.

  • Attend an Arts-in-Education Booking Fair

  • Review the CAPS Artist Directory located online or request a printed copy by calling (919) 560-2718 or emailing sadams@durhamarts.org

  • Additional Grants may also be available through the CAPS Office and updated online.

Checklist for Schools

  • The school should designate a CAPS Representative. This person will work with school administrators, teachers and Arts Integration Team members to coordinate arts enrichment for the school through the CAPS program and/or other community arts organizations

  • Next, determine how your school will fund CAPS programming. Tips are located on the Funding CAPS page. Talk to your PTA and/or school administration to learn about funding budgeted to bring professional teaching artists into your school. Grants may also be available through the CAPS Office and updated online.

  • Review the CAPS Artist Directory located online or request a printed copy by calling (919) 560-2718 or emailing sadams@durhamarts.org

  • Select a CAPS artist

  • Submit an online request for a CAPS artist

  • An ideal CAPS integration team consists of an administrator, an arts education teacher, a classroom teacher, a PTA/PTO representative, and other interested parties.

For DPS Schools

  • DPS Deadline to request CAPS programs and encumber funds is October 18, 2019

  • All DPS schools receive CAPS funds annually based on enrollment. Contact the CAPS Office at 919-560-2718 or email sadams@durhamarts.org to find out your school’s CAPS budget.

  • Attend an Arts-in-Education Booking Fair

  • Review the CAPS Artist Directory located online or request a printed copy by calling (919) 560-2718 or emailing sadams@durhamarts.org

  • Additional Grants may also be available through the CAPS Office and updated online.

CAPS School + Community Partners

  • Bethesda Elementary

  • Brogden Middle School

  • Burton Elementary

  • Butner Stem Elementary

  • Butner Stem Middle School

  • C.C. Spaulding Elementary

  • C.G. Credle Elementary

  • Carrington Middle School

  • Cary Academy

  • Club Blvd. Humanities Magnet

  • Creedmoor Elementary

  • Creekside Elementary

  • City of Medicine Academy

  • Durham Academy

  • Durham School of the Arts

  • E.K. Powe Elementary

  • Easley Elementary

  • Eastway Elementary

  • Eno Valley Elementary

  • Forest View Elementary

  • Forest View Afterschool

  • Fayetteville Street Elementary

  • GC Hawley Middle School

  • George Watts Montessori

  • Githens Middle School

  • Glenn Elementary

  • Global Scholars Academy

  • Granville Academy

  • Granville Central High

  • Granville Early College High

  • Hillandale Elementary

  • Hillside High School

  • Holt Elementary

  • Hope Valley Elementary

  • Immaculata Catholic School

  • J.D. Clement Early College

  • J.F. Webb High

  • Joe Toler Elementary

  • Jordan High School
  • Lakewood Elementary
  • Lakewood Montessori Middle
  • Little River K-8 School
  • Lowe’s Grove Middle School
  • Lucas Middle School
  • Mangum Elementary
  • Mary Potter Middle School
  • Merrick-Moore Elementary
  • Morehead Montessori School
  • Mt. Energy Elementary
  • Neal Middle School
  • New Tech High School
  • Northern High School
  • Northern Granville Middle
  • Northside Elementary
  • Oak Grove Elementary
  • Parkwood Elementary
  • Pearsontown Elementary
  • Phoenix Academy
  • R.N. Harris Elementary
  • Riverside High School
  • Rogers-Herr Middle School
  • Sandy Ridge Visual & Performing Arts Elementary
  • Shepard Middle School
  • Southern Engineering and Sustainability High School
  • South Granville High School
  • Southwest Elementary
  • Spring Valley Elementary
  • Stovall Shaw Elementary
  • Tar River Elementary
  • The School for Creative Studies
  • Triangle Day School
  • W.G. Pearson STEAM Elementary
  • West Oxford Elementary
  • Wilton Elementary
  • Y.E. Smith Elementary School
  • Brookdale Senior Living
  • Bright Horizon’s Children Campus
  • Carolina Theatre of Durham
  • City of Durham Parks & Recreation
  • Durham Center for Senior Life
  • Durham County Library
  • Durham Public Schools Community Education

  • Harvest Learning Center

  • Kindercare

  • NC Science Festival

  • Seasons at Southpoint

  • Southpoint Academy

  • Town of Carrboro Parks & Recreation

  • Town of Chapel Hill

Contact

Shana Adams

Director of Creative Arts in Public + Private Schools

sadams@durhamarts.org
919-560-2718