Making our air visible

Categories: ASC, Blog

Why This Matters: The temporary installment combines art and science to visualize the impact pollution has on air quality. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager When we look outside and see a crystal clear Carolina blue sky, we’re not necessarily seeing what’s really in the air. The conundrum presented Terry Landsell, program director for Clean Air …

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Public art brings ‘Fireworks’ to Charlotte neighborhood

Categories: ASC, Blog

Why this matters: “Now is Fireworks,” which combines temporary and permanent elements, brings more neighborhood-based public art to the city. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager A love poem to Charlotte’s Elizabeth neighborhood can be found in the trees that line the streets of the convivial community. It tells a story that might’ve happened in the …

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Public Art History: The Uptown Arena

Categories: ASC, Blog

By Bernie Petit Communications Manager If you’re from the Carolinas or you’ve lived here awhile, you know this region loves its basketball. But folks here love their public art, too, and basketball fans attending games at Time Warner Cable Arena can appreciate both. Ten years ago, several public artworks representative of Charlotte’s past and its …

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Partnerships to match artists with public spaces

Categories: ASC, ASC Projects, Blog

By Bernie Petit Communications Specialist  Two new Arts & Science Council (ASC) projects will provide local and regional artists opportunities to contribute artwork for neighborhood and roadside settings. The first opportunity is Neighborhoods in Creative pARTnership, a community-based initiative, in conjunction with the City of Charlotte and the Public Art Commission, to bring public at …

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