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ASC Announces Cato Excellence in Teaching Award Winners

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Six teachers receive $1,500 and original artwork CHARLOTTE, N.C. (June 5, 2017) – Six teachers have been named winners of the Arts & Science Council’s (ASC) Cato Excellence in Teaching Awards. The annual awards recognize teachers who have distinguished themselves in teaching art, science or history, or who have demonstrated creative infusion of arts, science …

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Four Charlotte-Mecklenburg Creative Individuals to Receive $10K for Career Renewal

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ASC’s new Creative Renewal Fellowships reward mid-career individuals that have made Charlotte-Mecklenburg home.  CHARLOTTE, N.C. (May 1, 2017) – Four creative individuals whose work has strengthened Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s cultural community will receive $10,000 Creative Renewal Fellowships from ASC in order to refresh their creative energy in the midst of their careers. The new Creative Renewal Fellowship …

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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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First ASC Cultural Vision Grant Recipients Announced

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Seventeen groups and individuals receive a combined $102,420 in funding for cultural projects that build community and increase relevance and innovation. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Jan. 30, 2017) – From a collaboration using ZIP codes and photography to strengthen connections between neighbors to a theatrical production where audiences cast the show, Charlotte-Mecklenburg residents and visitors will have …

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