Community Supported Art Program Connects Artist to Opportunity

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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. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Carolina waterways, or rather his interpretation of them, connected Davidson sculptor Jonathan Pellitteri to art collectors and conservationists. Pellitteri created a sculpture of the Catawba River, which begins in …

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Nature: The Cool New App

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Why this matters: Through participation in the Studio 345 Journeys program, students gain self-confidence, develop resiliency and begin to understand their place in the world. By Natalie Blundell Davidson College Impact Fellow What do you get when you put 16 digitally-dependent students in a national park with no cell service for a week? You get immense growth and alternative sources of fun. This summer, each of these Studio 345 Journeys students acquired callused hiking …

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Statement from ASC President Robert Bush

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This week’s events have shaken the Charlotte community to its core. The cultural community hurts with all of the Queen City’s residents. We believe arts and culture play a critical role in bringing community together to allow important and sometimes difficult conversations to take place. Those conversations and experiences help bring understanding and bridge differences …

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Every kid deserves to experience a cultural field trip. Help make it happen.

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Why this matters: Because every student deserves an opportunity to experience cultural field trips, but not every parent and not every school can make it happen. By Amy Mitchell Communications Manager As middle school students prepare to go back to school this month, there’s one item that needs to be on their school supply lists …

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Bringing Culture Close to Home

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El Alma de la Luna performing at an ASC Culture Blocks community dinner.
Why This Matters: Culture Blocks continues to engage people in communities that have historically low levels of participation with ASC-funded programs. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Over the past several months, local residents have seen their libraries and recreation centers transformed into hubs for cultural activity through ASC’s Culture Blocks program. Launched in 2015 and …

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