Wolf Trap’s Early Childhood STEM Learning Through the Arts

Categories: ASC, Blog, Education

By Akua Kouyate-Tate Senior Director of Education, Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts For more than 30 years, Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts has been a leader in early childhood education. In 2010, we received a major grant from the U.S. Department of Education to implement and study a professional development (PD) …

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The Gantt Center celebrates its 40th anniversary

Categories: ASC, Blog, Cultural Partners

By Bernie Petit Communications Manager For its 40th anniversary, the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture wants to continue its conversations with the community. The ongoing dialogue includes last season’s “Question Bridge: Black Males” exhibit, which explored issues facing the black male community. It continues with “Venturing Out of the Heart of …

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The value of the arts to pre-K education

Categories: ASC, Blog, Education

By Caitlin James ASC Davidson College Impact Fellow Preparing preschool kids to enter kindergarten is Lisa Hix’s job. It’s why she was excited to have the Arts & Science Council’s (ASC) North Carolina Wolf Trap program in her classroom this year. The arts-based instruction the program provides helps engage students “who may not be confident …

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From cultural sector recipient to supporter: a donor shares why she gives to ASC

Categories: Annual Fund Drive, ASC, Blog, Community Supported Art, Education

By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Lindsay Wright didn’t know the field trips she went on as a public school student in Charlotte-Mecklenburg were supported by the Arts & Science Council. She connected the dots as an adult. It’s why she gives to ASC. “I’ve reaped the benefits of the Arts & Science Council and I …

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Public Art History: The Uptown Arena

Categories: ASC, Blog

By Bernie Petit Communications Manager If you’re from the Carolinas or you’ve lived here awhile, you know this region loves its basketball. But folks here love their public art, too, and basketball fans attending games at Time Warner Cable Arena can appreciate both. Ten years ago, several public artworks representative of Charlotte’s past and its …

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