Bringing Culture Close to Home

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El Alma de la Luna performing at an ASC Culture Blocks community dinner.
Why This Matters: Culture Blocks continues to engage people in communities that have historically low levels of participation with ASC-funded programs. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Over the past several months, local residents have seen their libraries and recreation centers transformed into hubs for cultural activity through ASC’s Culture Blocks program. Launched in 2015 and …

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The artists working in our local government and libraries

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By Bernie Petit Communications Manager  The driver of the city bus you take into uptown Charlotte every morning? She just might be an artist. So too could the librarian that recommended the last good read you checked out. That’s the point of the 14th annual National Arts Program (NAP), which showcases the artistic talent of …

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National Arts Program Returns to Charlotte

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The National Arts Program was established in 1983 by the National Arts Program Foundation to give artists – young and older, amateur to professional – the opportunity to exhibit their work publicly and to be recognized for their artwork with prizes and awards. Every year for the past 13 years, ASC has partnered with the …

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Building Cultural Communities with power2give.org

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More than a year and a half ago, ASC set out to create a new way to support arts, science, history and heritage in Charlotte-Mecklenburg. After almost a year of research, design and build-out we launched power2give.org in late August 2010. power2give took the concept of internet based crowd funding to local cultural organizations. The …

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