Surprising Public Art Is All Around

Categories: ASC, ASC Projects, Blog

ASC’s Public Art Program views public art as integral to a community’s fabric by recognizing the potential of art to create livable cities, enhance neighborhood identity, strengthen economic development and tourism, educate children and adults and enrich the spirit and pride of its citizens. The public art program in Charlotte-Mecklenburg was initiated in 1981.  In …

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Building Cultural Communities with power2give.org

Categories: ASC, ASC Projects, Blog

More than a year and a half ago, ASC set out to create a new way to support arts, science, history and heritage in Charlotte-Mecklenburg. After almost a year of research, design and build-out we launched power2give.org in late August 2010. power2give took the concept of internet based crowd funding to local cultural organizations. The …

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Surprising Charlotte with Random Acts of Culture™

Categories: ASC, Blog, Random Act of Culture
On August 17, 2010 we set out on a two year journey with a grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation to bring arts and culture to the people of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County in very unexpected ways. On that day, 11 performers from Opera Carolina converged on the Atherton Mills and …

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ASC Supports STEM Education with 100 Black Men of Charlotte

Categories: ASC, ASC Projects, Blog, Education

Every year ASC makes investments in hundreds of cultural institutions, cultural programs and individual artists. Together these investments help ASC shape a vibrant cultural life for all. Part of that vision for Charlotte and Mecklenburg County is strengthening educational offerings to students in our community. And so, this fiscal year ASC awarded, among many others, …

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One of Our All-Star Volunteers…

Categories: Annual Fund Drive, ASC, Blog

By Chavon Carroll, Donor Marketing Officer Every non-profit relies on volunteers to help fulfill their mission but at the Arts & Science Council (ASC), volunteers serve a very special role for us. We are fortunate enough to have more than 200 organizations run employee campaigns on behalf of ASC to help raise money for our …

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