Funding opportunities for Charlotte-Mecklenburg-based creative individuals

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Why This Matters: ASC grants reward deserving creative individuals with financial assistance to pursue projects that further their artistic development and provide exposure and recognition in the local community. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Creative individuals in Charlotte-Mecklenburg have several opportunities to apply for funding to impact the community and advance their careers. Creative Renewal Fellowships …

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Your Opportunity to Explore Arts and Culture for Free

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Charlotte Ballet instructor Javonne Gbenyon-Spearman leads a Cultural Dance program. QCityMetro photo.
Why this matters: Because providing access to arts, science and history experiences matter. By Amy Mitchell Communications Manager ASC returns with its fourth annual Connect with Culture Day this month and is offering the community even more ways to connect with Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s cultural community. “We’re excited to host the largest Connect with Culture Day yet, …

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Funding for Arts Teachers in Limbo

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Why This Matters: Changes to the North Carolina state budget could potentially force school districts to reduce the number of arts teachers. By Rebecca Scroggins Director of Government Relations & Grants, ASC  In 2017, the North Carolina General Assembly included changes in the state budget that lowers class size for grades K-3 for the 2018-19 …

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What to Look Foward to in the New Year

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Chris De'Sean Lee & Hamilton Chicago Company. Photo by Joan Marcus, 2016.
Why This Matters: In 2018, Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s cultural community will continue to provide relevant and innovative experiences that entertain, educate and bring people together. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager “Hamilton,” which arrives in Charlotte in the New Year, is poised to be one of the biggest cultural events But Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s cultural community is ready to deliver even …

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Make Your Cultural Resolutions for 2018!

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  Enhance your life this New Year by connecting with culture. Make monthly resolutions instead of year-long ones and have fun meeting them.   January – Bring your friends and family to ASC’s Connect with Culture Day and enjoy free access to over 50 arts, science, history experiences across Charlotte-Mecklenburg. February – Make a gift to ASC and help provide grants …

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