Your 2018 Holiday Cultural Calendar

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By Giovanna Torres Marketing and Communications Coordinator Jingle Culture all the way! The holidays are here, and this year, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg creative community is giving you tons of ways to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year. The holiday-themed cultural offerings keep increasing/growing each year, as the Queen City embraces old/longtime traditions (such as …

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Mee the 2019 Community Supported Art Artists

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Why This Matters: ASC’s Community Supported Art program connects artists to patrons that care about supporting artists in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg region. When ASC 2019 Community Supported Art (CSA) program shares go on sale at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4 at ArtsAndScience.org, you’ll want to be at your computer. Only 50 shares are available and last year’s …

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Countering Colorism: Studio 345 Students Examine Social Issues Through Art

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Why This Matters: As part of a partnership between ASC and Levine Museum of the New South, high school students in ASC’s out-of-school program Studio 345 explored colorism – discrimination based on skin tone – through group discussion, mixed media arts and graphic design. The student-created exhibit “Colorism Affecting Our Future” is currently on display at …

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ASC Grant Helps InReach Teach Acceptance Through Puppetry

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Why This Matters: An ASC Cultural Vision Grant is allowing InReach to expand its puppetry troupe for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Jillian Bockenek said she’s noticed a change in herself since joining a touring puppet troupe organized by InReach, which provides a range of services for individuals in the …

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What Our Public Art Teaches Us About Science

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Why This Matters: Not only is science and technology used to create public artworks, they are often the inspiration behind public works of art in Charlotte-Mecklenburg. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager You can say public art is informed by the scientific method. Similar to scientists, public artists start with questions to be answered or needs …

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