DSP Online – Your Virtual Visitor App

We’re excited to launch DSP Online, our new virtual visitor app. Starting at just £5 per month you can enjoy going behind the scenes at Devon Sculpture Park from your smartphone, tablet or laptop. Bring our wildlife haven and creative retreat into your life and your home. Learn about smaller-scale rewilding and environmental art. SupportContinue reading “DSP Online – Your Virtual Visitor App”

An Art Historian’s Review of Devon Sculpture Park

A secret discovered in the heart of Devon. Art in the Devon Sculpture Park Rosemary Cieri, Art Historian and Exhibition Curator — Arrived in this remote part of England – perhaps one of the most scenic I have seen- I proceeded to my assignment: A report on an exhibition of the latest art concerned withContinue reading “An Art Historian’s Review of Devon Sculpture Park”

Capability Brown Gardens

The wilded Capability Brown gardens at Devon Sculpture Park are extraordinary. Capability Brown was commissioned over 250 years ago to design one of his only seascapes and probably his most intimate garden. Today it is one of the last remaining Capability Brown gardens in the South West. Painstakingly restored, the gardens boast historic water gardens,Continue reading “Capability Brown Gardens”

Art and Wellbeing

A standard definition for art is ‘art is emotion’. It should therefore be the case that art can and perhaps should affect our emotional wellbeing. Hopefully positively. At Devon Sculpture Park we want to foster this link. We have double the motivation: firstly evidence supports that people de-stress in museums and galleries but also thereContinue reading “Art and Wellbeing”

‘Art Wilded’ Exhibition

The inaugural outdoor exhibition in the Capability Brown gardens is ‘ART WILDED’ by resident artist Philip Letts. The exhibition is a series of contemporary sculpture installations blending conceptual and abstract themes that examine the clash between modern society, technology, environment and nature. The overarching theme is ‘Man versus nature’. Resident artist, Philip Letts, has beenContinue reading “‘Art Wilded’ Exhibition”

Open Air Permanent Collection

Devon Sculpture Park has a sizable permanent collection of individual sculptures and installations. Developed over many decades the Open Air collection is now open to visitors. Sculptures in the rewilded parkland reflect the extraordinary contours of the land and endless seascapes. The permanent collection includes the largest collection of resident artist Letts’ environmental artworks plusContinue reading “Open Air Permanent Collection”

Historic Buildings

Mamhead Park (South), where Devon Sculpture Park is located, is steeped in history. There are a number of historic buildings. The Robert Adam Orangery The Grade II listed Orangery started as a cascade house over 500 years ago. An early owner, Thomas Ball (1671 – 1749), planted many exotic trees brought back from his continentalContinue reading “Historic Buildings”

A Rewilding Centre

Devon Sculpture Park is surrounded by parkland and a recently established Wilding Project. Book a Wilding Tour – CLICK HERE. Nearly 100 acres have been rewilded letting the land and nature return to their ancient, organic roots. Ploughing and fertiliser destroy the soil and damage our fragile environment – we do neither. We nurture andContinue reading “A Rewilding Centre”

An Outdoor Centre for the Arts

Devon Sculpture Park is a new kind of outdoor art centre. We are not just one of the UK’s larger sculpture parks by acreage, we have the ambition to be a broader centre for the arts. We were established by resident artist, Philip Letts, to support sculpture, visual arts both indoor and outdoor plus design,Continue reading “An Outdoor Centre for the Arts”

Visiting Devon Sculpture Park

Devon Sculpture Park offers a number of exciting Day Visit options, guided tours, specialist workshops plus company and creative retreats. We believe that we are the best place to experience and learn about smaller scale rewilding as well as environmental art. We are a leading centre for natural climate solutions. We look forward to welcomingContinue reading “Visiting Devon Sculpture Park”