Studio 345 Students Explore Issues of Equality through Art

Categories: Blog, Education, Studio 345
Why this matters: The Studio 345 Summer Program provides middle and high school students an intentional space to create, allows opportunities for free expression and deepens their understanding of the world around them through the arts. By Amy Mitchell Communications Manager To spark inspiration for a mixed media art project about the Civil Rights movement, …

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How Newcomers Are Shaping Our Cultural Community

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Rosalia Torres-Weiner.
Why This Matters: The contributions newcomers have made in Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s cultural community have made our region a better place to live, work and play. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Ask Dr. Maha Gingrich how Charlotte became an international city and she’ll tell you the reason is the same as the one that’s kept her here …

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Gantt Center Exhibit Opens the Door to Segregated Charlotte

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Why This Matters: This exhibition of Charlotte native and folk artist Nellie Ashford’s work offers a glimpse of black life in the rural South during the segregation era. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager The stars and stripes on the weather-beaten door tell us this is an American story. It’s a story set in the rural …

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ASC Responds to Community Interests Through New Funding Opportunity

Categories: News & Media

Grants available for projects that build community or demonstrate relevant cultural expression. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Sept. 1, 2016) – ASC is responding to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg community’s interest in arts, science, history and heritage programming through its new Cultural Vision Grants. Mecklenburg County-based creative individuals and nonprofit organizations that want to apply must submit a letter of …

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