“Protect and Lift Up the People” by Chandra Cox

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“Protect and Lift Up the People,” commissioned by the Arts & Science Council and the Public Art commission in partnership with the City of Charlotte, is a pair of sculptural lanterns that are symbolic beacons of light. They remind us all that this is a safe place and an important bond of trust between the …

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COVID cancelled Studio 345 graduation plans, but not creative experiences

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Why it matters: For seven years, ASC’s Studio 345 program has provided arts education experiences for high school students, fostering a sense of belonging and inspiring students to pursue goals after high school. By Giovanna Torres Communications Manager Ninety-nine students would have celebrated their graduation from ASC’s Studio 345 program in front of proud family …

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How the arts are helping Charlotteans during this time

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Why it matters: Engaging in arts-related activities is helping families and individuals in Charlotte cope with stress and anxiety, while providing a sense of normalcy during the quarantine. By Giovanna Torres Communications Manager “It’s one thing that hasn’t changed,” says mom of two Amy Fistner, referring to her 7-year-old daughter’s piano lessons with Arts+. “She …

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Community Priorities for Arts & Culture

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Why This Matters: ASC continues to listen to and learn from the community to better understand arts and culture priorities in order for the sector to serve them. By Katherine Mooring Senior Vice President, Community Investment ASC believes arts and culture are for ALL, and we strive to make investments that impact and nourish a …

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ASC Fellowship Program Rewards Emerging, Established Creatives

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Why This Matters: ASC believes that investing in the creatives that make Charlotte-Mecklenburg home benefits the region’s overall cultural climate. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Creative individuals are essential to any vibrant, thriving cultural community. They hold up the mirror that reflects the beauty and injustice that exists in our society and show us the …

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