An Update on Public Funding for Arts and Culture

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Why This Matters: Public funding helps ASC continue to build and strengthen community in Charlotte-Mecklenburg by providing access to arts and cultural experiences for all residents. By Rebecca Scroggins Director of Government Relations & Grants ASC is grateful for the partnership with the public sector that will help engage all residents in participating in a vibrant …

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Inspired to educate others: Studio 345’s Emily Nunez

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Emily Nunez wants to use arts and technology education to help others
Why This Matters: Because students in programs like Studio 345 who are engaged with learning tend to be contributing, productive members of the community. By Angela Haigler Eighteen year-old Emily Nunez is a shining example of the power of ASC’s Studio 345 in the lives of students. A young woman with a love of the …

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‘Wanderwall’ Provides Public Art at the Urban Scale

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Why This Matters: “Wanderwall,” an 18,000 square foot sculpture by Brooklyn-based artist Marc Fornes/THEVERYMANY at NOVEL Stonewall Station, creates a new gateway into uptown Charlotte from the South End. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager A unique collaboration between ASC and Crescent Communities is transforming a drab parking deck into a colorful new welcome as you enter uptown …

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Visual Artists Celebrated in New Exhibition

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Why This Matters: The “Celebrating 5 Years of Community Supported Art” exhibition highlights the Charlotte-area artists who have participated in ASC’s Community Supported Art (CSA) program. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager An exhibition born out of the relationship between local artists and art collectors is on view at the UNC Charlotte Center City Projective Eye Gallery. …

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Public Art Installation ‘Response’ Connects to Work of Medic

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Why This Matters: The public artwork ‘Response’ by Vicki Scuri highlights the service of EMS professionals while protecting the Medic headquarters as safety barriers. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager A new public artwork serves as a barrier of protection for the more than 600 Mecklenburg EMS Agency, or Medic, employees responsible for saving thousands of …

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