A statement from ASC President Robert Bush regarding proposed elimination of funding for the NEA

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For more than 50 years, federal funding to the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has provided millions of residents in rural and urban communities across the nation opportunities to participate in the arts.  The proposed elimination of funding to the NEA by President Trump’s administration diminishes residents’ access to high-quality arts experiences and threatens …

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Five Ways the NEA Benefits Charlotte

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Why This Matters: In addition to leading initiatives that support arts and culture at the national level, the work of the NEA directly impacts Charlotte-Mecklenburg. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager When Charlotte-Mecklenburg residents think about the National Endowment for the Arts, the first thing that should spring to mind is local impact. It’s understandable if …

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An Update on ASC’s Evolution from Robert Bush

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By Robert Bush ASC President Before the end of 2016, I want to take the opportunity to provide an update regarding the progress made by the Arts & Science Council (ASC) in implementing the recommendations of the Cultural Vision Plan (CVP) and the Cultural Life Task Force (CLTF). Since my last update in December 2015, …

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