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ASC Celebrates Three CMS Teachers with Lifetime Achievement Award

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Awards provide $5,000 to outstanding arts, science and history teachers  CHARLOTTE, N.C. (October 20, 2020) – The Arts & Science Council (ASC) celebrates three educators who have had distinguished careers of more than 15 years teaching Art, Science or History, or who have creatively infused arts, science or history into the core academic curriculum, and demonstrated school and community leadership and dedication to the …

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New ASC Cultural Vision Grant Recipients Announced

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Twenty-four groups and individuals receive a combined $148,700 in funding for cultural projects that build community and increase relevance and innovation. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Aug. 27, 2020) – From a digital art trail and commissioned works along Charlotte’s Monroe Road corridor to an online international street food and music festival to connect the city’s immigrant communities …

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ASC’s Commitment to Equity Drives FY21 Investments

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Equity supplement and formula used to increase transparency and support for diverse organizations   CHARLOTTE, N.C. (July 1, 2020) – The Arts & Science Council (ASC), the chief advocate, resource hub and steward of Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s cultural community, demonstrates its commitment to cultural equity through its first round of investments for FY21 totaling $4.3 million. ASC is also instituting an equity …

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ASC’s Studio 345 Program Moving to Arts+

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The free, out-of-school youth development program has served 2,972 high school students since 2012, achieving a 99 percent average graduation rate CHARLOTTE, N.C. (June 24, 2020) – The Arts & Science Council’s (ASC) youth development program Studio 345 will move to Arts+ on Wednesday, July 1,2020. Under Arts+’s administration, Studio 345 will continue to engage Charlotte-Mecklenburg high school students through arts education and programs. ASC launched Studio …

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Eleven Emerging and Mid-Career Artists Awarded ASC Fellowships

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Emerging Creators and Creative Renewal Fellowships highlight ASC’s investment in fiscal year 2020 of more than $500,000 in artists that contribute to Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s cultural community. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (May 4, 2020) – Eleven creative individuals whose work is strengthening Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s cultural community will receive a combined $90,000 from ASC in order to refresh their creative energy. …

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