“Passing through Light” Connects Communities

Categories: ASC, ASC Projects, Blog

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FHrLkXDDuCU] In 2011, the Arts & Science Council managed Public Art Commission along with Johnson C. Smith University and the City of Charlotte commissioned light artist Erwin Redl to complete a public art project at the I-77 Underpass at W. Trade Street. “Passing through Light” meant to create a positive passage between Uptown and …

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Floyd Collins Brings A Media Circus to CAST

Categories: ASC, ASC Projects, Blog, Cultural Partners

A cave, treasure seeker and one of America’s earliest media circuses – this is the backdrop as Carolina Actors Studio Theatre (CAST) premieres its first foray into musical theatre this month. “Floyd Collins” is based on the true story of a man by the same name. In search of treasure in 1925 Kentucky, Collins finds …

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Take A Run and Support the Arts

Categories: ASC, Blog

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nwybdzwvCoY&w=560&h=315] One mile separates the McColl Center for Visual Art and Bechtler Museum of Modern Art at Levine Center for the Arts in Uptown Charlotte. It is in that stretch that the 2nd Annual Charlotte Museum Mile, benefitting the Arts & Science Council, will take place on April 21. The race is the brainchild …

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The Experience of The Lady of Charlotte Mystery

Categories: ASC, ASC Projects, Blog

In February, the Arts & Science Council (ASC) and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation brought murder, mystery and intrigue to the streets of Uptown Charlotte. Mysterious author J.P. wrote The Lady of Charlotte Mystery which took readers on a journey through the fictional account and subsequent investigation of a murder at the …

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Like Public Art? Find It On A Mobile Device Near You!

Categories: Blog, Uncategorized

By Nicole Bartlett, Program Director, Public Art Are you interested in finding public art around you? Would you like to learn more about works you pass on the street here or when you travel? The Public Art Archive is a new site designed to make this information easy to access. A number of Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s public …

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