Digital arts workshop offer to schools

Daisi is pleased to offer schools and young people’s settings 2 opportunities: 1 day subsidised digital art workshop led by a professional artist – 5 spaces left! 1 day fully funded Museum Machina art workshop – 4 spaces for Exeter schools and 4 spaces for Plymouth schools! To reserve your place contact Daisi via email…

Creative arts sessions supporting young people’s mental health in schools

A collaboration between Daisi, schools, young people, and artists is moving into its second phase with workshops in 8 schools across Devon. ArtEffect is about devising models of creative groups taking place in schools to support young people’s emotional and mental heath.  Daisi has co-devised the project with young people’s settings, and with artists from…

Unique experiences of working alongside an artist in school

Daisi provides a range of arts workshops, from one-day projects to arts weeks and family engagement events. These are led by quality-assured, professional artists across all art forms from visual arts to creative writing and media. We collaborate closely with artist and audience to adapt each project to the particular age and needs of the…

Improving outcomes for children in challenging circumstances through music

Daisi’s Soundwaves project is making sure that musical opportunities are available and accessible to Devon and Torbay’s most in need young people.  Soundwaves, funded by Youth Music, is currently working with vulnerably housed young people, with care leavers, and with staff who support early years children in our most deprived areas.  Follow this link to…

Theatre made for a school science lab: inspiring students in science

A collaborative science and arts pilot project with Foot-candle Productions and Queen Elizabeth’s School in Crediton concluded with Meitner Day, a day-long experience for students involving participation activities in arts and science, and watching the show and close-hand from within their own science lab. The mission of Meitner Day day is to inspire more students, and in particular…

Developing young people-led digital arts practice

Students from 5 Devon schools spent 3 days creating their own digital visual artworks alongside 5 practicing digital artists as Daisi’s partnership projects Art Machina and Museum Machina go live. The young people explored all sorts of new ways into their creativity, using new technology apps and integrating traditional visual art techniques with new-found material sourced though coding,…

Enhancing wellbeing in Devon communities through commissioned arts participation

Key to the arts wave devon approach is the principle of co-creation: developing arts activities with communities to support local wellbeing needs.  arts wave devon worked in all 31 of Devon’s learning community areas during Devon County Council’s arts participation commission, focusing in particular on creating opportunities with young people, older people, and disabled people. arts wave…