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A statement from ASC President Robert Bush regarding proposed elimination of funding for the NEA

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For more than 50 years, federal funding to the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has provided millions of residents in rural and urban communities across the nation opportunities to participate in the arts.  The proposed elimination of funding to the NEA by President Trump’s administration diminishes residents’ access to high-quality arts experiences and threatens …

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First ASC Cultural Vision Grant Recipients Announced

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Seventeen groups and individuals receive a combined $102,420 in funding for cultural projects that build community and increase relevance and innovation. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Jan. 30, 2017) – From a collaboration using ZIP codes and photography to strengthen connections between neighbors to a theatrical production where audiences cast the show, Charlotte-Mecklenburg residents and visitors will have …

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Connect with Arts and Culture for Free

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ASC’s Connect with Culture Day brings cultural experiences to neighborhoods throughout Charlotte-Mecklenburg   CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Jan. 9, 2017) – Charlotte-Mecklenburg residents and visitors can attend museums and enjoy a range of art, science, history and heritage experiences for free on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, with the return of ASC’s Connect with Culture Day. The free …

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ASC Helps Regional Artists Do Their Best Work in 2017

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32 recipients receive grants from $400 to $2,000 CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Dec. 27, 2016) – ASC, in conjunction with arts councils in Cabarrus, Cleveland, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Rowan, Rutherford, Stanly, Union and York (S.C.) counties, has named the 2017 Regional Artist Project Grant (RAPG) recipients. This year, grants were awarded to 32 established and emerging …

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Artists selected to have artwork displayed on billboards through ArtPop

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Voters on CharlotteCultureGuide.com selected the final five artists for the program CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Dec. 7, 2016) – ASC has announced the 20 regional artists that will be part of the fourth year of ArtPop, a program in which local artists submit their work to be displayed on available billboard space. ASC, Adams Outdoor Advertising and …

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