ASC Cultural Leadership Training Program Puts Emerging Leaders in Charge

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Why This Matters: ASC’s Cultural Leadership Training program develops emerging leaders into productive volunteers and board candidates for arts and culture organizations in Mecklenburg County. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager ASC Cultural Leadership Training program graduate Dylan Brown joined the board of directors of Charlotte Art League in 2017 at a pivotal moment. “I was …

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Access For All Guides ASC President Robert Bush

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By Robert Bush ASC President In my first message to donors and the community as President of ASC, I described ASC’s vision of “a vibrant cultural life for all,” articulating our promise of providing access to arts and culture for each of our fellow Charlotte-Mecklenburg residents.  The theme of access has dominated my tenure – …

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How Arts and Culture Shaped Uptown Charlotte

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Why This Matters: The role of arts and culture in shaping uptown Charlotte is proof that a vibrant, thriving cultural community is essential to a healthy, growing Charlotte-Mecklenburg. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Uptown Charlotte would not be what it is today without arts and culture. That is not an exaggeration or a boast – …

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ASC Supporting Local Creative Individuals and Cultural Nonprofits

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Nicholas Napoletano at work on his mural on the side of Aerial CLT. The mural was funded, in part, by an ASC Cultural Vision Grant.
Why This Matters: ASC grants reward deserving creatives and cultural organizations with financial assistance to pursue projects that build community, increase relevance and innovation and celebrate creative achievement. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Supporting creative individuals and nonprofit arts, science and history organizations is the heart of ASC’s work to ensure access to an excellent and …

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Cultural Experiences to Look Forward to in 2019

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Ben Levi Ross as 'Evan Hansen' and the Company of the First North American Tour of Dear Evan Hansen. Photo by Matthew Murphy. 2018 web
Why This Matters: In 2019, 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 If you need something to look forward to in the New Year, check out what Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s arts and cultural community has in store. From world premieres and time-honored …

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