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Connect with Arts and Culture for Free

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ASC’s fourth Connect with Culture Day brings nearly 60 cultural experiences to neighborhoods throughout Charlotte-Mecklenburg over two days CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Jan. 2, 2018) – Charlotte-Mecklenburg residents and visitors can attend museums and enjoy a range of diverse arts, science, history and heritage experiences for free with the return of ASC’s annual Connect with Culture Day. …

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Kathryn Miller joins ASC as Vice President of Development

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Kathryn Miller
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Dec. 4, 2017) – The Arts & Science Council (ASC) has announced Kathryn Miller as its Vice President of Development. Miller comes to ASC from McColl Center for Art + Innovation where she served as Director of Development.  Prior to joining the McColl Center, she was Director of Information Strategy + Donor Relations …

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Thirty-Two Emerging Leaders Announced for ASC’s Cultural Leadership Training Program

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Class graduates to serve as board members for Charlotte-Mecklenburg cultural organizations   CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Dec. 6, 2017) – A group of 32 emerging leaders from the public and private sectors are preparing to serve Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s cultural community through ASC’s Cultural Leadership Training (CLT) program. Established in 2005, CLT is a nine month, nine session program …

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New Public Artwork in Charlotte Connects the First Two African-American Artists to Solo Exhibit at New York’s Museum of Modern Art

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Spiral Odyssey.
‘Spiral Odyssey,’ a 30-foot, stainless steel sculpture by Chicago-based artist Richard Hunt, is a tribute to Charlotte-born artist Romare Bearden CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Sept. 12, 2017) – “Spiral Odyssey,” a nearly 30-foot, stainless steel sculpture installed in May in uptown Charlotte’s Romare Bearden Park, links two of the most influential African-American artists of the 20th century. …

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The Charlotte-Mecklenburg region’s nonprofit arts and culture industry generates $359 million in economic activity annually, according to Americans for the Arts

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Nonprofit arts industry returns $31.5 million in revenue to local and state coffers; more than 58,000 employed in for-profit and nonprofit creative industries CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Sept. 15, 2017) – The nonprofit arts and culture industry generates $359 million in annual economic activity in the greater Charlotte-Mecklenburg region – supporting 11,186 full-time equivalent jobs and generating …

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