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ASC Launches Resiliency Fund for Local Creatives Impacted by COVID-19

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Fund provides $500 grants for artists and performers  CHARLOTTE, N.C. (April 1, 2020) – The Arts & Science Council (ASC), the chief advocate, resource hub and steward for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg region’s cultural community, has launched the Mecklenburg Creatives Resiliency Fund to support artists and performers living in Charlotte-Mecklenburg that have been financially impacted by COVID-19.  …

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ASC Seeks Teacher Nominations for Lifetime Achievement Award

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Ann Jacob, a fourth/fifth grade teacher at New Town Elementary in Waxhaw, is honored with the 2016 ASC Honors – Cato Lifetime Achievement in Teaching Award.
Awards provide $5,000 to outstanding arts, science and history teachers  CHARLOTTE, N.C. (January 24, 2020) – Nomination forms are now available for the Arts & Science Council’s (ASC) Cato Lifetime Achievement in Teaching Award. The award recognizes three teachers who have had a distinguished career of more than 15 years teaching Art, Science or History, …

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Connect with Arts and Culture for Free

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ASC’s sixth annual Connect with Culture Days brings cultural experiences to neighborhoods throughout Charlotte-Mecklenburg over two days CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Jan. 22, 2020) – Charlotte-Mecklenburg residents and visitors can attend museums and enjoy diverse arts, science, history and heritage experiences for free with the return of ASC’s annual Connect with Culture Days, presented to the community …

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Large Scale Public Artwork at Charlotte Douglas International Airport ‘Loops’ Through New Terminal Expansion

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Aircraft holding patterns inspired ‘Loops,’ a kinetic suspended sculpture by Christian Moeller. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (November 14, 2019) – “Loops,” a public art installation that expresses the wonder of flight and signifies tremendous scale, airways and the sensation of weightless suspension, is on view in The Plaza at the corner of Concourse D and E at …

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Thank You for Standing by ASC

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Why This Matters: On November 5, 2019, Mecklenburg County voters rejected a one-quarter of a cent sales and use tax to support parks, arts and education. By Jeep Bryant ASC President At various points during the referendum campaign, many of us were asked to speculate about what would happen if the voters said no. My …

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