We’re turning over an acre of land right in the middle of the Dartington estate to artists, giving space for living art projects that work in collaboration with the biodiverse ecosystem here.
News & blogs: Arts School
Martin Shaw on his retelling of one of the greatest Irish myths
On 11 February, Martin Shaw retells the classic Irish myth Dermot and Grainne at Dartington. We caught up with him to find out his personal relationship with this ancient story and to ask how he manages to recall the narrative details of such multi-hour, sometimes days-long performances.
Student Showcase: Arts and Place
A selection of students on our Arts and Place master’s programme are showcasing their final projects at the Barn Cinema, Soundart Radio, in London and online.
Reading List: Arts and Ecology
We asked the programme team for our Arts and Ecology Master’s to put together a top ten list of books for anyone wishing to start exploring this topic in more detail.
New Arts & Ecology partners announced
We are very pleased to announce confirmation of three partners to help us deliver the new Arts and Ecology Master’s degree at Dartington Arts School starting in January 2022: Learning Planet, Centre for Interdisciplinary Research and Cyland.
Search for poet in residence for our historic gardens
We are looking for a Poet in Residence for our Grade II* Listed Gardens – a position open to any poet in the UK and that’s set to run from January to December 2022.
Belated: Artwork exploring Dartington’s links with Tagore
Internationally recognized local artist, Mohini Chandra, has created a new work inspired by her walks on the Dartington estate during the Coronavirus lockdowns.
MA Arts and Place Goes on The Road
Between June and September 2021 MA Arts and Place students have been travelling the length and breadth of the country to take up placements as artists-in-residence at our partner organisations.
Alice Oswald joins Dartington Arts School as senior lecturer
We are delighted to be able to share with you that poet Alice Oswald is joining the teaching staff at Dartington Arts School as a senior lecturer on the Poetics of Imagination MA.
Growing the Growers at Dartington
Explore our new online exhibition – part of the Leonardo LASER Garden at the international Ars Electronica Festival, taking place online 8-12 September.