Black History Month: Experiences to Read, Hear, See and Visit in Charlotte

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Why This Matters: Arts and culture play a significant role in shining a light on the events and people central to the African-American experience. By Giovanna Torres Communications Manager Few things shine a light on the people and events central to the African-American experience more powerfully than arts and culture. It is why there are …

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Four Accounting Tips for Artists to Consider

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Why This Matters: Beth Allen, partner at GreerWalker, offers accounting considerations for artists who make a living from their work to keep in mind. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Beth Allen’s involvement with Charlotte-area nonprofits started after joining CPA firm GreerWalker as an intern in 2003. “I was doing it for career growth, but I …

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An Update From ASC President Jeep Bryant

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R. Jeep Bryant.
By ASC President Jeep Bryant I’m writing to update you on the steps the Arts & Science Council (ASC) is taking to secure funds that support cultural organizations and creative individuals across Charlotte-Mecklenburg. ASC has devoted increased focus and resources toward our fundraising efforts over the past couple of months and we appreciate all who …

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Cultural Moments That Defined Charlotte’s 2010s

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Why This Matters: From events that gained national attention to initiatives that celebrated artists, the 2010s were a decade of Culture For All in Charlotte-Mecklenburg. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager The 2010s can be remembered as the decade Charlotte’s arts community grew up. Several events brought the national spotlight to the city—some good, others necessary. …

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20 Cultural Experiences to Start Your 2020

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Why This Matters: In 2020, Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s cultural community will continue to provide relevant and innovative experiences that entertain, educate and bring people together. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager The start of the New Year is always an exciting time and the cultural offerings in Charlotte-Mecklenburg only add to that excitement in 2020. From musical experiences …

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