Here are the Artist Support Grants Recipients

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Why This Matters: Artist Support Grants provide direct funds to creative individuals to support projects that further their professional development amid the pandemic. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Artists in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg region have continued to create and make meaningful work despite the COVID-19 pandemic. That is why the Artist Support Grants program exists – to …

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ASC Fellowship Helps Charlotte Writer Angela Haigler Live Her Dream

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Angela Haigler
Why This Matters: Charlotte writer Angela Haigler is one of the four inaugural recipients of ASC’s Emerging Creators Fellowship, which supports emerging creatives with evolving practices that are at pivotal moments in launching sustainable careers in the creative sector. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Angela Haigler is finally living her childhood dream. After comfortable careers in …

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Public Art to Provide Passage Into World of Reading

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"Open Book, Open Mind" by Jim Gallucci.
Why This Matters: The public artwork “Open Book, Open Mind” by Greensboro artist Jim Gallucci was named and influenced by patrons of South County Regional Library, where the colorful sculpture is located. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager A canopy of book titles and authors’ names will welcome residents into a world of reading once renovations at …

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Interactive CLT brings Augmented Reality to Your Favorite Exhibitions

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Interactive CLT brings augmented reality experiences to four uptown Charlotte museums.
By Jillian Mueller The museums have reopened–and the next time you visit your favorite exhibits, you’ll be in for a fun surprise. With just a swipe of your smartphone, you can have a chat with Harvey B. Gantt,  get exclusive insights directly from museum directors, or get a glimpse into Charlotte’s past and watch the …

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Your Holiday Cultural Events Guide

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Why This Matters: ‘Tis the “season of giving.” Make sure you support and give back to the local artists and cultural organizations that kept us company and brought us joy throughout 2020. By Giovanna Torres Communications Manager This holiday season will look a little different. Many events will be taking place virtually, but one thing …

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