An Exhibition by Chris Speyer

Chris Speyer, leading British environmental ceramic sculptor, opens his latest exhibition ‘EARTH WORK’ at DSP on Saturday 19 June 2021. EARTH WORK is a collaboration between artist and place, between artist and those things born from the Earth in a specific location, but also a collaboration between artist and earth with a small ‘e’ –Continue reading “An Exhibition by Chris Speyer”

Environmental Art Moving Online

DSP is passionate about environmental art. It is central to our mission to support nature and art; wildlife and sculpture. Environmental art is often site-specific in its physical form and virtual in its commercial form – as photographs, video, words and performance. Mamhead Park South, DSP’s home, has had environmentally minded sculpture for centuries, includingContinue reading “Environmental Art Moving Online”

Rewilding a Historic Garden

The Capability Brown gardens at Devon Sculpture Park have been going through a multi-year restoration programme. Since the Letts family bought this old Mamhead estate, the centuries old cascade gardens have been transformed from a tired, overgrown traditional English garden to a model for wildlife gardening and biodiversity. The idea was simple. Take the principlesContinue reading “Rewilding a Historic Garden”

An Exhibition by Terry Howe

Terry Howe’s conceptual, environmental art exhibition ‘Looking For Clues’ is at DSP until 31 May 2021. Visit it online. Terry’s online exhibition is a playful yet insightful examination of the ‘found’ and ‘natural’ that surround us. A reminder of how small and fragile this planet is. We asked Terry to describe his work in hisContinue reading “An Exhibition by Terry Howe”

Why Smaller-scale Rewilding is Important

Rewilding could be the most holistic and natural solution to the climate crisis. Large national parks started the practice nearly thirty years ago in places like Yellowstone Park in America. Large scale projects are focused on wildlife conservation and reintroduction through natural, wild habitat regeneration. Rewilding solves three key problems at once. It restores ourContinue reading “Why Smaller-scale Rewilding is Important”

The Wild Kitchen at DSP

We offer catered gourmet picnic lunch boxes for certain private safaris and workshops. In keeping with the ethos of rewilding DSP has designed an innovative Wild Kitchen. Our two course lunch, served in gourmet picnic boxes, is freshly made. Simple, light and delicious you’ll enjoy a choice of healthy, gluten free and vegan dishes. FreshlyContinue reading “The Wild Kitchen at DSP”

A Very Private Estate Retreat

Devon Sculpture Park is at Mamhead Park (South) which is a very private estate retreat on the outskirts of Exeter. Indeed, the first thing you see as you enter is a ‘private’ sign to remind us that we’ll be enjoying a relaxed, immersive and very private visit. This historic estate harks back to the DomesdayContinue reading “A Very Private Estate Retreat”

How To Get Involved with Devon Sculpture Park

Many of you ask us how you can get involved with Devon Sculpture Park (DSP) online or in-park. And we’ve noticed these requests growing since the UK announced the first phases of reopening post Covid-19 lockdown. There are a number of ways that you can get involved whether you’re an environmentalist, artist, gardener, arts enthusiast,Continue reading “How To Get Involved with Devon Sculpture Park”

10 Simple Steps to Help Solve the Climate Change Crisis

At DSP, it seems a day does not go by without people asking us what they can do to help with the climate change crisis. During the Covid-19 lockdown these requests have become more of a stampede. The most common question we get asked is ‘what simple steps can I take to do my bitContinue reading “10 Simple Steps to Help Solve the Climate Change Crisis”

Earth Day Pledges by Devon Sculpture Park

This week we all get to celebrate Earth Day and figure out how in the world we do something about the climate crisis given the Coronavirus lockdowns. But, you see, Earth Day could not be more relevant given the Covid-19 pandemic. Because, if we do not act very soon to reverse the effects of globalContinue reading “Earth Day Pledges by Devon Sculpture Park”