Nominate a Great Teacher Today

Categories: ASC, Blog, Education

Know a great teacher? Of course you do! Nominate him or her for a Cato Excellence in Teaching Award. The award annually recognizes six creative teachers. Each recipient receives a $1,500 award. Nomination applications are available on ArtsAndScience.org and the deadline is Friday, March 1, 2013.  The finalists and recipients will be announced during ASC’s annual …

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The City of Charlotte Makes Its Mark

Categories: Annual Fund Drive, ASC, Blog

By Catherine Miller, Associate Director, Workplace Giving The employees of the City of Charlotte kicked off another exciting campaign year last Friday. Employees gathered in the lobby of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center for their First Friday breakfast and were treated to an expo of cultural organizations that are supported by the Arts & Science Council. …

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power2give.org Raises $1 Million

Categories: ASC, ASC Projects, Blog

Nine months ago ASC launched power2give as a platform for non-profits to raise money for arts and cultural projects in Charlotte-Mecklenburg. Since then we’ve launched the site in Louisville (Kentucky and Southern Indiana), Miami, Fla. and just last week, Greensboro. The expansion of the site has meant growth not just geographically, but in total fundraising as …

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ASC Supports STEM Education with 100 Black Men of Charlotte

Categories: ASC, ASC Projects, Blog, Education

Every year ASC makes investments in hundreds of cultural institutions, cultural programs and individual artists. Together these investments help ASC shape a vibrant cultural life for all. Part of that vision for Charlotte and Mecklenburg County is strengthening educational offerings to students in our community. And so, this fiscal year ASC awarded, among many others, …

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The Beauty of Sand

Categories: ASC, Blog

CCI Tuesday By Heather Pontonio, Associate Vice President, Grants Recently I discovered Sand Artist Joe Castillo.  His work is amazing and keeps you guessing.  He is one of those artists that once you see one video, you start searching for more.  Enjoy! [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJlCbNvaWE0&w=560&h=315]