Summer Brings New Public Art to Charlotte-Mecklenburg

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Why This Matters: Public art provides opportunities to write many narratives into one overarching story of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s public art collection gained three new artworks this summer. Installed in June and July, the artworks celebrate our natural spaces, uplift our communities and recognize those who work in service …

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An Update from ASC President Jeep Bryant

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I’m writing to update you on ASC’s budget plan for the new fiscal year which begins July 1. The plan has involved some difficult personnel decisions to ensure we continue to make meaningful investments in the arts, science and cultural community throughout the coming year. We are reducing our full-time staff from 30 to 24 …

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ASC Statement on Protests Following the Deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor

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The deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor over a matter of months have left residents in Charlotte-Mecklenburg and across the country hurt, shaken and angry. These deaths have not just reopened old injuries; rather, they have revealed deep, festering wounds that have been ignored or too quickly forgotten after prior acts of …

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New Public Art Pops Up in Charlotte-Mecklenburg

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Why This Matters: Public art is our opportunity to write many narratives into one overarching story of this place we call home. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s public art collection continues to grow with the addition of two new artworks. Installed over the past several months, the artworks reflect our community’s commitment for public art …

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Hope for the Cultural Sector to Safely Reopen Amid Pandemic

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R. Jeep Bryant.
By Jeep Bryant ASC President When the COVID-19 pandemic began to take shape in March, the arts and cultural sector was the first to go dark across the U.S. I always thought that it would be the last to reopen. That now may not be the case. On May 23, the Museum of Fine Arts, …

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