ASC campers leave Hidden Valley wetlands better than they found it

Categories: ASC, Blog, Education

By Bernie Petit Communications Specialist Getting dirty and playing with bugs provided a hands-on ecology lesson for about 50 student campers in the Arts & Science Council’s Digital and Media Literacy Camp. During a trip to the Hidden Valley Ecological Gardens, located along the headwaters of Little Sugar Creek in north Charlotte, campers ranging from …

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Get to know public artist Sheila Klein as she gets to know Charlotte

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By Bernie Petit Communications Specialist  She’s groundbreaking, innovative, engaging – and she’s charged with creating what will be a highly-visible public art piece in Charlotte. She’s Sheila Klein, and you can meet her, share ideas about the North Tryon Business Corridor streetscape improvement project and see her mini-exhibition during Open Studio Saturday from 11 a.m. …

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Cultural sector needs leaders – and ASC provides them

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By Bernie Petit Communications Specialist With the enormous funding challenges the Charlotte-Mecklenburg cultural sector is facing, it helps to have leaders prepared to guide arts organizations through whatever lies ahead. That’s where the Arts & Science Council (ASC) is continuing to make a difference with its Cultural Leadership Training (CLT) program. The CLT program, which …

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How I shot my summer vacation at ASC Digital and Media Literacy Camp

Categories: ASC, Blog, Education, Uncategorized

At the Arts & Science Council’s Digital and Media Literacy Camp, high school students have taken field trips to Studio 345, the multimedia space where ASC runs an after-school youth development program during the school year. Read on to learn more about Ashley Boyd-Hobbs’ experience at the studio.  By  Ashley Boyd-Hobbs  ASC Digital and Media …

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