2020 Spring Festival & Celebration Roundup

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Why This Matters: Cultural festivals provide access to arts, science, history and heritage experiences in neighborhoods and towns across our community. By Giovanna Torres Communications Manager It’s the talk around town—spring is around the corner. Even though it doesn’t officially start until March 20, the trees have started blooming. So in the spirit of the approaching …

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ASC Grant Helps Propel Emerging Artist Forward

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Past ASC Regional Artist Project Grant recipient Danielle Carelock.
Why This Matters: ASC Regional Artist Project Grants provide creative artists with the resources they need to advance their careers in 2020. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager If inspiration strikes ceramicist and visual artist Danielle Carelock in the middle of the night, she can now experiment with those ideas right away thanks to an ASC Regional …

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Moving Poets Challenge Misconception and Prejudices Through Art

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An ASC Cultural Vision Grant will help Moving Poets Charlotte present the production "Heaven" Feb. 27-March 1 in Charlotte.
Why This Matters: An ASC Cultural Vision Grant supports “Heaven,” the Moving Poets Charlotte production that uses contemporary arts and a range of voices to challenge misconceptions and prejudices that currently divide our communities. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Getting to “Heaven”—the culmination of four previous developmental stages of the larger evolving project “We See …

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Black History Month: Experiences to Read, Hear, See and Visit in Charlotte

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Why This Matters: Arts and culture play a significant role in shining a light on the events and people central to the African-American experience. By Giovanna Torres Communications Manager Few things shine a light on the people and events central to the African-American experience more powerfully than arts and culture. It is why there are …

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An Update From ASC President Jeep Bryant

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R. Jeep Bryant.
By ASC President Jeep Bryant I’m writing to update you on the steps the Arts & Science Council (ASC) is taking to secure funds that support cultural organizations and creative individuals across Charlotte-Mecklenburg. ASC has devoted increased focus and resources toward our fundraising efforts over the past couple of months and we appreciate all who …

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