New Public Art Celebrates Charlotte’s First High School for African-Americans

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Why This Matters: Two new public art murals by local artist Tommie Robinson – “We Too, Shall Rise” and “Go Tigers!” – reflect the rich history of Second Ward High School and Charlotte’s former Brooklyn neighborhood. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager The legacy of Second Ward High School, one of the cornerstones of Charlotte’s former …

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ASC Grants Give Artists Tools They Need to Succeed

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Why This Matters: ASC Regional Artist Project Grants provide creative artists with the resources they need to advance their careers in 2019. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager An ASC grant is helping a Charlotte creative share the tradition of storytelling with a digital audience. Kali Ferguson, a bilingual storyteller who focuses on the cultures and people …

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ARTS Day 2019: Celebrate and Support the Arts in North Carolina

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Why This Matters: ARTS Day is an annual gathering of artists, advocates and leaders from across North Carolina to advance public funding of the arts. In 2019, we’re advocating for state investment that equals $1 for every person in North Carolina.   By Rebecca Scroggins  Director of Government Relations & Grants Ready to organize and …

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5 Reasons to Join ASC’s Young Donor Society

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Why This Matters: There are multiple reasons to support access to an excellent, relevant and sustainable cultural community in Charlotte-Mecklenburg through membership in ASC’s Young Donor Society (YDS). YDS Steering Committee Member Diana Gialo shares her Top 5. By Diana Gialo YDS Steering Committee Member  I’ve been in Charlotte for over three years. The age old saying “time …

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Your Opportunity to Connect With Arts and Culture for Free

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Last year's Connect with Culture Days took salsa dancing to NoDa Brewing. This year will feature Hands On Science at Resident Culture and two performances at Town Brewing.
Why This Matters: Connect with Culture Days provides Charlotte and Mecklenburg residents and visitors opportunities to enjoy diverse cultural experiences for free. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager ASC’s Connect with Culture Days returns this month and the fifth annual event is offering residents and visitors even more ways to connect with Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s arts and cultural …

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