Summer 2020 at Devon Sculpture Park

What’s on this summer at Devon Sculpture Park. Summer has started. Lockdown is easing and DSP is carefully and cautiously reopening. Each visit is pre-booked online at the website, numbers are more limited than ever, social distancing is carefully practised and for now everything is 100% outdoors. We recommend booking early to avoid disappointment. WeContinue reading “Summer 2020 at 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”

COVID-19 Update from DSP

THE PARK HAS REOPENED. See below for our Phase 2 reopening which started 5 June allowing visitors to pre-book Day Visits and guided tours fully al fresco. From 4 July we will offer our workshops and retreats as well, socially distanced and mostly outdoors. We will also gradually and safely reopen our indoor galleries andContinue reading “COVID-19 Update from DSP”

Exhibitions

We believe that environmental art on rewilded lands challenges and educates us about natural solutions to the climate crisis. We host a diverse programme of art exhibitions and events. Like our Facebook page for invites to art openings, music sessions and workshops. Last year we opened 2nd indoor gallery, the Robert Adam Gallery, with anContinue reading “Exhibitions”

Volunteering

We’re looking for regular volunteers to help with the art programme, gardens and rewilding (wildlife conservation). You can volunteer 6 hours a fortnight or more. When you’re here volunteering you get free food, learning and you have fun with our growing communities. Regular volunteers get 60% discount on all activities at the park. If youContinue reading “Volunteering”

Rewilding Park & Gardens

Devon Sculpture Park and the wilded Capability Brown gardens are extraordinary. They form the perfect backdrop for your creative, rewilded retreat. ‘One of the most beautiful gardens I have seen…’ Toby Buckland, gardener, TV presenter and author. This is one of the last remaining Capability Brown gardens in the South West. It is surrounded byContinue reading “Rewilding Park & Gardens”

A Sculpture Park Tackling Climate Change

Devon Sculpture Park is on a mission. Not only is it developing one of the UK’s more ambitious sculpture parks, on a truly historic estate, but it is becoming a leading voice in tackling climate change. Its permanent art collection is one of the UK’s larger collections of environmental art – sculpture, installation art andContinue reading “A Sculpture Park Tackling Climate Change”

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”

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”

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”