Making Art Accessible for Economically Disadvantaged Children

Categories: ASC Projects, Blog

How do you get young kids interested in art? Give them a paintbrush, canvas and a little direction. That is what the YWCA of the Central Carolinas did for 161 economically disadvantaged children. Partially funded with a $7,500 ASC Cultural Access grant, their arts enrichment program allowed children, ranging in age from 5 to 12, …

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Levine Brings Back ‘COURAGE’

Categories: Blog, Cultural Partners
It’s been seen by audiences from coast-to-coast and now six years after the Levine Museum of the New South first unveiled the award-winning COURAGE exhibit here in Charlotte, it has returned home. The exhibit tells the story of the Reverend J.A. DeLaine and his family as they, and others, fought to integrate schools in Clarendon …

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ASC Cultural Access and Cultural Project grant applications now available

Categories: Blog, Grant Opportunities

Applications for the Arts & Science Council’s (ASC) 2011-2012 Cultural Project and Cultural Access grants are now available. Both grants allow eligible applicants to apply for up to $7,500. Applications for both grants are available online at and due March 18, 2011 at noon. Cultural Project grants increase access to arts, science, history and …

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2010: A Great Year For ASC

Categories: ASC, Blog

I can’t believe 2010 is coming to an end.  When I reflect on a variety of things that took place over the course of the year, I can truly say that it’s been a great one for ASC. Here are my top three ASC accomplishments for 2010: 1. Completed the Campaign for Cultural Facilities – This …

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Random Act of Culture Field Report – December

Categories: Blog, Random Act of Culture

First published at Just in time for Christmas, the Arts & Science Council along with two trumpeters from the Charlotte Symphony brought some holiday cheer to mall goers with our latest Random Act of Culture. On Friday, Dec. 10 the musicians descended on the Macy’s at Southpark Mall in South Charlotte. Shortly after 3 …

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