A Return On Your Investment in the Arts

Categories: ASC, ASC Projects, Blog

By Robert Bush, Senior Vice-President, Cultural & Community Investment Here at ASC, we often talk about how donors’ gifts combined with local government investments make art, science and history programs and projects available across Charlotte-Mecklenburg.   This is true.  The support of our donors ensures performances, exhibitions and educational programs happen every day in Mecklenburg County.  …

Read More

OK Go Check Out This Video

Categories: ASC, Blog

By Heather Pontonio, Associate Vice President, Grants If you are like many Americans, last weekend’s Super Bowl is watched for the commercials as much as it was the game (Go Giants!).  While everyone has their favorite commercial, the one that stuck out to me was the one for Chevy Sonic.  There’s about 3 seconds in …

Read More

Support CMS Teachers Through DonorsChoose

Categories: ASC, Blog, Education

ASC believes education and participation in arts, science and history is vital to the development of our children and communities.  That is why ASC is partnering with DonorsChoose.org to support projects in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools with a $25,000 matching grant for arts, science and history projects posted by CMS teachers. DonorsChoose.org allows teachers from all around …

Read More

ASC Education: CMS Field Trip at the Mint Museum

Categories: Blog, Education, Uncategorized

For the 2011 Annual Fund Drive, the Arts & Science Council raised an additional $1 million to support arts, science and history programs in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. Part of the investments ASC made in education this year included bringing 5th graders to the Mint Museum Uptown so they can experience Romare Bearden: Southern Recollections. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WcRVZjPVe1o]