Working Towards Equity in the Cultural Community

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Why This Matters: The work of ASC and the cultural community is vital in helping Charlotte address issues of access, equity, racism and structural exclusion. By Robert Bush ASC President The recent shooting and death of Keith Lamont Scott and the subsequent protests revealed deep-seated issues of access, equity, racism and structural exclusion that lie …

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Five Ways to Celebrate National Arts & Humanities Month

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Why This Matters: National Arts & Humanities Month is a collective recognition of the importance of culture in America. Compiled by Bernie Petit Communications Manager Break out your party pants. This is the perfect month to celebrate arts and culture in Charlotte-Mecklenburg. October is National Arts & Humanities Month, a coast-to-coast collective recognition of the …

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Nature: The Cool New App

Categories: Blog, Education, Home Featured, Studio 345
Why this matters: Through participation in the Studio 345 Journeys program, students gain self-confidence, develop resiliency and begin to understand their place in the world. By Natalie Blundell Davidson College Impact Fellow What do you get when you put 16 digitally-dependent students in a national park with no cell service for a week? You get immense growth and alternative sources of fun. This summer, each of these Studio 345 Journeys students acquired callused hiking …

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Statement from ASC President Robert Bush

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This week’s events have shaken the Charlotte community to its core. The cultural community hurts with all of the Queen City’s residents. We believe arts and culture play a critical role in bringing community together to allow important and sometimes difficult conversations to take place. Those conversations and experiences help bring understanding and bridge differences …

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It’s Fall Festival Season

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Why This Matters: ASC supports cultural festivals throughout the year that increase access to arts, science, history and heritage offerings and the quality of cultural programming in neighborhoods and towns throughout Mecklenburg County. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager If you want to check out a cultural festival in the fall, you’ve got eight straight weekends …

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