2018 Spring Festival Roundup

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Why This Matters: Cultural festivals provide access to arts, science, history and heritage experiences in neighborhoods and towns across our community. By Giovanna Torres Marketing and Communications Coordinator After some long winter months, we’re ready for some warm weather and longer days, and what better way to make the most of the season than heading to …

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Levine Museum Exhibit Explores How Camp Greene Shaped Charlotte

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Why This Matters: The Levine Museum of the New South exhibit “Splendid Service: Camp Greene & the Making of a New South City” explores the history of Charlotte’s World War I military camp and its impact on the Queen City. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager A turning point in Charlotte’s race to become the largest city …

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Check Out Public Art at Mecklenburg Parks and Recreation Centers

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Why This Matters: ASC and Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation have worked collaboratively to enhance public spaces throughout Charlotte-Mecklenburg with artworks that connect to the surrounding communities. A young child climbs atop “Life,” a public artwork inspired by the okra plants found in the gardens of early Reid Park residents. It’s an example of artwork …

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‘Inside|Out Charlotte’ Brings Museum Artworks to Outdoor Spaces

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Why This Matters: Through the ‘Inside|Out Charlotte’ program, the Bechtler Museum and Gantt Center are bringing art to Charlotte neighborhoods in hopes of strengthening knowledge, understanding and appreciation for visual art. By Giovanna Torres Communications & Marketing Coordinator Refreshing and uplifting. That is how Historic Washington Heights resident Mattie Marshall described the new artwork that’s …

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