ASC Cultural Leadership Training Program Puts Emerging Leaders in Charge

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Why This Matters: ASC’s Cultural Leadership Training program develops emerging leaders into productive volunteers and board candidates for arts and culture organizations in Mecklenburg County. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager ASC Cultural Leadership Training program graduate Dylan Brown joined the board of directors of Charlotte Art League in 2017 at a pivotal moment. “I was …

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Enriching Students’ Learning Beyond the Measuring Stick

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Why This Matters: ASC’s School Funding Opportunities program brings together Mecklenburg County educators and Cultural Education Providers to provide students with impactful, curriculum-based arts, science and history experiences. By Lillian Parker Communications Manager Forget the measuring stick. Enriching students’ learning experiences occurs beyond what attendance rates and test scores can show us. Through ASC’s School …

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Access For All Guides ASC President Robert Bush

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By Robert Bush ASC President In my first message to donors and the community as President of ASC, I described ASC’s vision of “a vibrant cultural life for all,” articulating our promise of providing access to arts and culture for each of our fellow Charlotte-Mecklenburg residents.  The theme of access has dominated my tenure – …

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Levine Museum Lynching Exhibit Asks Charlotte to Confront its Past

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Why This Matters: The Levine Museum of the New South’s new exhibition “The Legacy of Lynching” asks Charlotte-Mecklenburg to confront an ugly part of its past in order to better understand its present. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager A new exhibition at Levine Museum of the New South forces Charlotte-Mecklenburg to confront one of the …

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Unlikely Friendships that Resulted in Peace

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By Lillian Parker ASC Communications Manager Experience the compelling, darkly funny political drama OSLO, winner of the 2017 Tony Award for Best Play, during Three Bone Theatre’s regional premiere May 23-25 and May 30 – June 1. Based on a true story, J.T. Rogers’ OSLO recounts the top-secret negotiations between the State of Israel and …

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