Anonymous donation powers giving on power2give.org

Categories: ASC, Blog, power2give.org

By Bernie Petit Communications Manager  Everyone loves to see the support they provide to their favorite cultural organizations matched. And, thanks to an anonymous donation, $50,000 in new matching funds is now available for Charlotte-Mecklenburg projects on power2give.org, the online fundraising platform for the arts created by the Arts & Science Council (ASC). For a limited …

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School grants help kids learn through the arts

Categories: Blog, Uncategorized

By Bernie Petit Communications Manager  They didn’t want to leave. The first graders in Judy Yang’s art class didn’t want to take off their wooden shoes. They wanted to dance. And they wanted to keep learning about The Netherlands. “This is the best day of my life!” one student told Yang as he left her class. Third, fourth and …

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The artists working in our local government and libraries

Categories: ASC, Blog

By Bernie Petit Communications Manager  The driver of the city bus you take into uptown Charlotte every morning? She just might be an artist. So too could the librarian that recommended the last good read you checked out. That’s the point of the 14th annual National Arts Program (NAP), which showcases the artistic talent of …

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Buy on in – the water’s fine

Categories: ASC, Blog

By Amy Bareham ASC Cultural and Community Investment Intern The starving artist stereotype has clung to creative thinkers for years, but Community Supported Art (CSA) participant and local Charlotte artist Carmella Jarvi doesn’t have time to starve. Deeply enthusiastic about the Charlotte art scene, Jarvi is redefining what it means to be an artist, with her glasswork, prior …

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