Charlotte Jewish Film Festival Returns

Categories: ASC, ASC Projects, Blog

By Shari Baum, Charlotte Jewish Film Festival “Charlotte’s got a lot.” From blown glass sculptures at The Mint Museum to intensive kayaking at the U.S. National Whitewater Center and being the number two banking capital in the nation, the City of Charlotte caters to the intellectual, the outdoors(wo)man and the entrepreneur. In fact, there is …

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Excited to Kick Off The Make Your Mark Campaign!

Categories: Annual Fund Drive, ASC, Blog

By Julie Conigliaro, Senior Development Officer Tuesday, January 31st, marks the kick off of ASC’s Make Your Mark campaign, our yearly effort to raise funds for arts, science, history and heritage organizations and programs across Charlotte-Mecklenburg. This campaign year is special to me as it marks my fifth campaign with ASC, which is both exciting …

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How Long Is Your Museum Attention Span?

Categories: Blog, Uncategorized

By Aaron Fiedler How long do you look at a piece of art in a museum? The question intrigued Mexican media artist Rafael Lozano-Hammer enough that he created an installation for the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney that forces viewers to take stock of their own interaction with art and museums. Using a row of …

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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]