Autumn 2020 at DSP

Autumn is one of the most beautiful seasons at DSP. Our extraordinary collection of rare trees from around the world glow with autumnal glory while the plants and shrubs in the wilded Capability Brown gardens are packed with life – both autumn flowering plant life and the abundant wildlife. The wildlife becomes more active duringContinue reading “Autumn 2020 at DSP”

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

26 NOVEMBER UPDATE From 2 December we will roll back to our Phase 3 reopening (see below) in line with government guidance. DSP is open for pre-booked Day Visits, Guided Tours and Retreats, fully socially distanced and outdoors. We continue to offer a safe environment for people to get their exercise and recreation surrounded byContinue reading “COVID-19 Update from DSP”

Exhibitions

DSP’s summer exhibition ‘Looking for Clues’ by Terry Howe can be viewed from 15 August – 31 December 2020. Terry’s show is a playful yet thought provoking display of conceptual environmental art – indoors and outside. Pre-book a socially distanced Day Visit, Group Visit or Guided Tour today – click here. We believe that environmentalContinue 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”