Partnerships to match artists with public spaces

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By Bernie Petit Communications Specialist  Two new Arts & Science Council (ASC) projects will provide local and regional artists opportunities to contribute artwork for neighborhood and roadside settings. The first opportunity is Neighborhoods in Creative pARTnership, a community-based initiative, in conjunction with the City of Charlotte and the Public Art Commission, to bring public at …

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ASC to L.I.F.T. learning experiences for year-round schools students

Categories: ASC, ASC Projects, Blog, Education
By Bernie Petit Communications Specialist Thanks to the Arts & Science Council (ASC), the learning won’t have to stop for students at the four Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools year-round schools. Last month, Project L.I.F.T. awarded ASC a $1.2 million grant to deliver free arts-infused programming to Pre-K to 8th grade students during intersessions at Bruns Academy, Druid …

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Public art to signify change along North Tryon corridor

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By Bernie Petit Communications Specialist It’s too early to compare the North Tryon Business Corridor to historic South End, the bustling urban neighborhood south of uptown Charlotte. But that’s the type of long-term growth public art created in conjunction with the North Tryon Business Corridor streetscape improvement project could help encourage. The Arts & Science …

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Meet ASC Camp Director Crystal Lail

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By Emily Rapport Education Intern Camp Director Crystal Lail would have graduated college with a degree in business had her roommate not needed a tutor. Lail had a knack for helping her roommate learn the material. “I was really good at helping people understand things in different ways,” she says. Lail switched her major to …

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Have You Visited the ASC Education Network (ASCeducation.org)?

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By David Currence, Marketing Manager The Arts & Science Council (ASC) has launched the ASC Education Network (ASCeducation.org) – a resource for teachers, students and families concerning all things cultural education in Charlotte-Mecklenburg.  The ASC Education Network is a one-stop destination to find important news, relevant topics, cultural activities, as well as professional development and …

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