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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Two Charlotte Groups Awarded 2017 NEA Grants

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Compiled by Bernie Petit Communications Manager Two Charlotte organizations – Charlotte Ballet and Obey Foundation – have been awarded Art Works grants from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) in its first major funding round of fiscal year 2017. Art Works grants focus on the creation of work and presentation of both new and …

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Cultural groups, UNC Charlotte earn 2015 NEA grants

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By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Two Charlotte cultural organizations have been awarded Art Works grants from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) in its first fiscal year 2015 announcement. Charlotte Ballet and McColl Center for Art + Innovation will receive the Art Works grants, which focus on the creation of work and presentation of …

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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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