Public Art History: The Uptown Arena

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By Bernie Petit Communications Manager If you’re from the Carolinas or you’ve lived here awhile, you know this region loves its basketball. But folks here love their public art, too, and basketball fans attending games at Spectrum Arena can appreciate both. In 2005, several public artworks representative of Charlotte’s past and its love of the …

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Surprising Public Art Is All Around

Categories: ASC, ASC Projects, Blog

ASC’s Public Art Program views public art as integral to a community’s fabric by recognizing the potential of art to create livable cities, enhance neighborhood identity, strengthen economic development and tourism, educate children and adults and enrich the spirit and pride of its citizens. The public art program in Charlotte-Mecklenburg was initiated in 1981.  In …

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