Six Receive Cato Awards for Teaching Excellence in Art, History and Science

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Congratulations to our 2018 Cato Excellence in Teaching Award winners! (Left to right: Adam Traynor, Bridget Burrows, Nancy Bullard, Bruce Schulman, Kathy Bosiak. Not pictured: Justin Pierce)
Why this matters: Because teachers who are willing to think and act outside the box with their approach are more likely to engage students with a thirst for learning that lasts beyond the classroom. By Angela Haigler  With a new school year right around the corner, it’s good for parents and students to be reminded …

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ASC’s Culture Feast is Like a Family Cookout, Only Better

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Why This Matters: ASC’s 4th annual Culture Feast, which takes place Friday, Sept. 7, 2018 on South Tryon Street at Levine Center for the Arts, brings community members from all backgrounds together to enjoy a community meal and arts and culture experiences. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager It’s hard not to love a good family …

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‘Interconnected’ Turns Airport Data Into Public Art

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Why This Matters: “Interconnected,” a new public artwork at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, is one of the largest digital artworks in the world. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager One of Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s latest public artworks gives new meaning to the term “big data.” “Interconnected,” an installation of abstract form, color and simulated texture, debuted in July …

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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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