ASC Announces Cato Excellence in Teaching Award Winners

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Six teachers receive $1,500 and original artwork CHARLOTTE, N.C. (June 5, 2017) – Six teachers have been named winners of the Arts & Science Council’s (ASC) Cato Excellence in Teaching Awards. The annual awards recognize teachers who have distinguished themselves in teaching art, science or history, or who have demonstrated creative infusion of arts, science …

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‘Inside|Out Charlotte’ Brings Museum Artworks to Outdoor Spaces

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Why This Matters: Through the ‘Inside|Out Charlotte’ program, the Bechtler Museum and Gantt Center are bringing art to Charlotte neighborhoods in hopes of strengthening knowledge, understanding and appreciation for visual art. By Giovanna Torres Communications & Marketing Coordinator Refreshing and uplifting. That is how Historic Washington Heights resident Mattie Marshall described the new artwork that’s …

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Six Regional Educators Recognized for Excellence

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Why this matters: ASC seeks to engage all residents in participating in a vibrant cultural life and create pathways to opportunity. By recognizing exceptional teachers, ASC is promoting pathways to opportunities and increased social capital for all students in the region. By Amy Mitchell Communications Manager “What can I do in my classroom to enrich …

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How Charlotte Creative Individuals Engage the Community

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Thirteen Charlotte-area artists participated in an Artist Community Engagement workshop in April supported by ASC.
Why This Matters: Helping artists build relationships to organize, finance and execute community-engaged projects is one way ASC supports creative individuals in Charlotte-Mecklenburg.   By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Creating art that engages the community in issues of social and political relevance takes more than a paint brush and a good idea. There are community …

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