power2Give.org empowers The Light Factory to maintain “My Family, Our Stories”

Categories: Blog, Cultural Partners

By Dee Grano, Director of Marketing, The Light Factory Thanks to the e-generosity of power2Give.org donors, The Light Factory will bring the power of image to English as Second Language Students at two more Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools through “My Family, Our Stories” for the 2012/2013 year.  Funding cuts threatened to limit the impact of the …

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In The City By The Bay: Meeting Merola

Categories: ASC, Blog

Melinda Whittington is a Charlotte-based opera singer. She has performed locally with Opera Carolina, UNC-Charlotte and CPCC; in addition she tutors young singers. She will be writing for ASC this summer while in California as part of the San Francisco Opera’s Merola Young Artist program.  By Melinda Whittington Over the next few months, I will be …

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Meet The Public Art on the Little Sugar Creek Greenway

Categories: ASC, Blog

Earlier this year, Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation officially dedicated the Little Sugar Creek Greenway in a celebration near Elizabeth Avenue. Prominently displayed along the greenway are pieces of public art commissioned by the Public Art Commission and paid for by the County’s 1% for art ordinance. In the video below, ASC’s Program Director, Public …

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A Return On Your Investment in the Arts

Categories: ASC, ASC Projects, Blog

By Robert Bush, Senior Vice-President, Cultural & Community Investment Here at ASC, we often talk about how donors’ gifts combined with local government investments make art, science and history programs and projects available across Charlotte-Mecklenburg.   This is true.  The support of our donors ensures performances, exhibitions and educational programs happen every day in Mecklenburg County.  …

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Google Art At The Bechtler

Categories: ASC, Blog, Cultural Partners

By Victoria Chester, Arts & Science Council The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art at Levine Center for the Arts has something to celebrate: it has recently gained 10 new artists. The artists’ ages, however, may surprise some. Although the artists have already been recognized locally and nationally, they are just starting out. Some are as …

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