Like Public Art? Find It On A Mobile Device Near You!

Categories: Blog, Uncategorized

By Nicole Bartlett, Program Director, Public Art Are you interested in finding public art around you? Would you like to learn more about works you pass on the street here or when you travel? The Public Art Archive is a new site designed to make this information easy to access. A number of Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s public …

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Surprising Public Art Is All Around

Categories: ASC, ASC Projects, Blog

ASC’s Public Art Program views public art as integral to a community’s fabric by recognizing the potential of art to create livable cities, enhance neighborhood identity, strengthen economic development and tourism, educate children and adults and enrich the spirit and pride of its citizens. The public art program in Charlotte-Mecklenburg was initiated in 1981.  In …

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ASC Kicks Off 2012 Make Your Mark Campaign

Categories: Annual Fund Drive, ASC, Blog

Last Tuesday, the Arts & Science Council kicked off the 2012 Make Your Mark fundraising campaign by announcing an $8.7 million goal. The goal represents a five percent increase over last year’s campaign. Dollars from the campaign allow ASC to invest in arts, science and history organizations, education programs and community projects. “Diversifying ASC’s revenue …

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The Beauty of Sand

Categories: ASC, Blog

CCI Tuesday By Heather Pontonio, Associate Vice President, Grants Recently I discovered Sand Artist Joe Castillo.  His work is amazing and keeps you guessing.  He is one of those artists that once you see one video, you start searching for more.  Enjoy! [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJlCbNvaWE0&w=560&h=315]