Changes Coming to Cultural Project Grants

Categories: ASC, Blog, Grant Opportunities

Throughout the year, cultural project grantees increase access to arts, science, history and heritage offerings and strengthen the quality of cultural programming in neighborhoods and towns. From Charlotte Folk Society’s folk heritage events to the Human Triptych Collective’s multi-media dance performances, the grant provides enriching experiences throughout our community.  This year, the program will undergo …

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Heaven Sherman’s Studio 345 Journey

Categories: ASC, Blog, Education

By Glenn Burkins, Studio 345 Teaching Artist For as long as her family could remember, 19-year-old Heaven Sherman has wanted to perform – as an actress, or maybe as a singer. In mid-December, just before the Christmas break, Heaven joined dozens of other high school students in a closing-night performance celebrating the completion of Studio …

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GreerWalker to Kick Off the 2013 Make your Mark Campaign

Categories: Annual Fund Drive, ASC, Blog

By Lauren Leach, Development Officer, Workplace Giving GreerWalker kicks off its 2013 Make your Mark Campaign next Monday. Under the leadership of Charlie Greer and Kevin Walker, GreerWalker employees have consistently met their goals with great energy and enthusiasm. The Arts & Science Council could not be more excited to have them set the pace …

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ASC Is Business Unusual!

Categories: ASC, ASC Projects, Blog

By Laura Sharpe, Associate Director, Community Giving Back in June, which seems ages ago, I received a forwarded email about EmcArts Business Unusual contest.  The contest was designed to have organizations share how they are addressing the persistent challenges facing the arts sector right now through innovative strategies.  The Arts & Science Council’s own creation, …

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Meet the 2013 RAPG Recipients

Categories: ASC, ASC Projects, Blog

Every year, ASC along with arts councils in Cabarrus, Cleveland, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, Rowan, Rutherford and York counties and with the support of the North Carolina Arts Council (NCAC) and Blumenthal Endowment, awards Regional Artist Project Grants (RAPG) to artists of varied disciplines throughout our region. This year, 32 established and emerging artists will receive …

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