Creative Placemaking In the Works – North Tryon Street Business Corridor Project & Residency

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By Nicole Bartlett, Program Director, Public Art North Tryon Street, just outside of uptown Charlotte, will be undergoing large-scale changes in the next few years and art integrated into the streetscape will be a part of these changes. ASC and the Public Art Commission spent time over the past year speaking with City staff and …

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National Arts & Humanities Month Makes October, ‘Artober’

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Every October, Americans for the Arts turns the month into ‘Artober,’ as they join with arts organizations around the country to celebrate National Arts & Humanites Month – the largest annual celebration for the arts and humanities in the nation. Here in Charlotte, the month is chock-full of great performances, festivals and exhibitions that allow …

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Visual Art for the Visually Impaired

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Last month, ASC oversaw the installation of Po Shu Wang and Louise Bertelsen’s artwork Sight Unseen at Midtown Park on the Little Sugar Creek Greenway. Normally, visual art is by definition not accessible to the sight-impaired. For this project, the artists began by ‘envisioning’ through the ears and hands of a sight-impaired person. Noticing the …

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