Jumping in with both feet

Categories: Annual Fund Drive, ASC, Blog, Cultural Partners

Why This Matters: The arts, sciences and history can provide bridges to cultural experiences that enrich our lives. By Robert Bush ASC President I was one of the lucky ones. My parents made certain that my sisters and I were exposed to a wide variety of cultural experiences – music, theatre, museums – but they …

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Making our air visible

Categories: ASC, Blog

Why This Matters: The temporary installment combines art and science to visualize the impact pollution has on air quality. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager When we look outside and see a crystal clear Carolina blue sky, we’re not necessarily seeing what’s really in the air. The conundrum presented Terry Landsell, program director for Clean Air …

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Public art brings ‘Fireworks’ to Charlotte neighborhood

Categories: ASC, Blog

Why this matters: “Now is Fireworks,” which combines temporary and permanent elements, brings more neighborhood-based public art to the city. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager A love poem to Charlotte’s Elizabeth neighborhood can be found in the trees that line the streets of the convivial community. It tells a story that might’ve happened in the …

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The work of making art

Categories: ASC, Blog, WorkshOpportunities

Why this matters: Thanks in part to a generous gift from Duke Energy, ASC’s workshop and training opportunities enable artists and nonprofit professionals to develop in their careers. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Being a professional artist is more involved than standing in front of a canvas and painting or sitting at a wheel throwing …

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