NEA Invests $117.5K in Charlotte Cultural Groups

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Why This Matters: Funding from the National Endowment for the Arts directly impacts cultural organizations in Charlotte-Mecklenburg. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Thanks to funding from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the McColl Center for Art + Innovation will use art and artist-led programs to activate the North Tryon corridor in Charlotte’s North …

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Make Valentine’s Day (even more) special with culture

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Why This Matters: Valentine’s Day is a great opportunity to share your love of arts and culture with loved ones. By Giovanna Torres Marketing and Communications Coordinator Valentine’s Day can be stressful. Between planning a special date with your sweetheart to making sure you’ve got the perfect gift, preparing for this day can quickly become …

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Four Ways The Mint Museum is Celebrating Its 80th Anniversary

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Why This Matters: The Mint Museum is celebrating a milestone anniversary with free access to its museums and exhibitions that highlight the accomplishments of women artists.   By Bernie Petit Communications Manager The Mint Museum is celebrating its 80th anniversary – dubbed “The Year of the Woman” – this weekend. Here are four ways the …

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Revealing subjects – Sonia Handelman Meyer, 2016 ASC Honors

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Why this matters: ASC recognizes that creative individuals and teachers enrich the cultural lives of everyone in our region and beyond through their work. By Michael Solender Sonia Handelman Meyer’s passion for photography grew from a chance encounter she had in 1942 while working as a civilian for the U.S. Army Signal Corp at Ft. …

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America I Am, Other Exhibits Converge on Charlotte for DNC

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By Karin Reed, Arts & Science Council As Charlotte welcomes thousands of delegates and media from around the world for the Democratic National Convention, the museums at the city’s Levine Center for the Arts are showing major national exhibits. Largest among them is Tavis Smiley’s America I Am: The African-American Imprint at the Harvey B. …

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