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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How to Celebrate International Sculpture Day

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Why This Matters: International Sculpture Day is a celebration event held worldwide on or around April 24 to advance the creation and understanding of sculpture and its unique, vital contribution to society. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Sculpture not only enhances our quality of life, it influences how we live our lives. Whether large or …

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Five Ways the NEA Benefits Charlotte

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Why This Matters: In addition to leading initiatives that support arts and culture at the national level, the work of the NEA directly impacts Charlotte-Mecklenburg. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager When Charlotte-Mecklenburg residents think about the National Endowment for the Arts, the first thing that should spring to mind is local impact. It’s understandable if …

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An Update on ASC’s Evolution from Robert Bush

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By Robert Bush ASC President Before the end of 2016, I want to take the opportunity to provide an update regarding the progress made by the Arts & Science Council (ASC) in implementing the recommendations of the Cultural Vision Plan (CVP) and the Cultural Life Task Force (CLTF). Since my last update in December 2015, …

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