For Cultural Education

Education and participation in the Arts, Science, and History are vital to the development of our children and our communities. Through advocacy, research, partnerships and professional development, ASC strives to provide and secure more resources and support for education in Charlotte-Mecklenburg.

Studio 345

A free creative, youth development program that empowers and inspires high school students to stay in school, graduate and pursue goals beyond high school.

Cultural Field Trips

As part of the Blueprint for Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s Cultural Education Partnership, ASC, CMS and ASC Cultural Partners are collaborating to develop curriculum-oriented field trips that give K-12 students the opportunity to engage with the arts in relevant, meaningful ways.

North Carolina Wolf Trap

Through active engagement and collaboration with teaching artists in music, drama, and creative movement, early childhood professionals gain a hands-on understanding of the connection between developmentally appropriate performing arts experiences and the acceleration of children’s learning.

Studio 345 Journeys Program

The Studio 345 Journeys Program is a three-phase experience that includes local hikes and educational sessions, a trip to a National Park and opportunities for the students to advocate within their communities.

Studio 345 Summer Program

The Studio 345 Summer Program allows for rising 8th - 12th grade students in Charlotte-Mecklenburg to gain relevant arts-infused knowledge from our team of professional teaching artists and community partners.

Baby Artsplay!™ Residencies & Family-Based Classes

Baby Artsplay!™ classes demonstrate the important connection between the performing arts and infant/toddler development. Incorporating performing arts and other multi-sensory activities into a child’s daily routine increases engagement and improves learning.