Celebrate Charlotte Arts Information Session

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The inaugural Celebrate Charlotte Arts, an initiative of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, will open for applications on April 27, 2019. It offers a share of up to $200,000 for ideas by and for residents of Charlotte that showcase artistic excellence and capture the spirit of the city. Find out more at kf.org/charlottearts.

Applicants can get more detailed information on the challenge, and tips for applying, by attending the following informational events with Knight staff.

Saturday, 4/27/19: Announcement and Information Session

Location: BOOM Intersection (1920 Commonwealth Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205)

Time: 6:00 – 6:30 p.m.

Format: Knight Foundation's Priya Sircar and Jayne Butler will go over basics of Celebrate Charlotte Arts.

Parking/Transportation: Street parking available in Plaza Midwood and accessible on bus route.

Sunday, 4/28/19: Information Session and Q&A

Location: Levine Museum of the New South (200 E 7th St, Charlotte, NC 28202)

Time: 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Format: Knight Foundation's Priya Sircar and Jayne Butler will go over the basics of Celebrate Charlotte Arts, timeline, and what they're looking for in applications with a Q&A.

Parking/Transportation: Free validated parking at Seventh Street Station parking deck.

Sunday, 4/28/19: BOOM Drop-In Style Office-Hours

Location: BOOM Intersection Living Room

Time: 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Format: Open house style drop-in to talk with Knight Foundation's Priya Sircar and Jayne Butler about Celebrate Charlotte Arts. First come, first serve basis.

Parking/Transportation: Parking limited due to concurrence with Open Streets

Tuesday, 5/21/19: One-On-One Office Hours

Location: Amelie’s NoDa (2424 N Davidson St #102, Charlotte, NC 28205)

Time: 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Format: Office Hours, where you can meet one-on-one with Knight Foundation's Jayne Butler for 15 minutes, for individualized feedback. Note, please sign-up for one 15 minute slot at checkout.

Parking/Transportation: Parking lot in front of Amelie’s & accessible on bus route

Wednesday, 5/22/19: One-On-One Office Hours

Location: Toucan Louie’s in West End (2753 Rozzelles Ferry Rd, Charlotte, NC 28208)

Time: 8:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Format: Office Hours, where you can meet one-on-one with Knight Foundation's Jayne Butler for 15 minutes, for individualized feedback. Note, please sign-up for one 15 minute slot at checkout.

Parking/Transportation: Parking available and accessible on bus route.

Wednesday, 5/22/19: One-On-One Office Hours

Location: 7th St. Public Market (224 E 7th St, Charlotte, NC 28202)

Time: 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Format: Office Hours, where you can meet one-on-one with Knight Foundation's Priya Sircar and Jayne Butler for 15 minutes, for individualized feedback. Note, please sign-up for one 15 minute slot at checkout.

Parking/Transportation: Parking available and accessible on bus route.

Wednesday 5/22/19: Application Writing Workshop

Location: Goodyear Arts (301 Camp Rd Suite 200, Charlotte, NC 28206)

Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Format: An application Writing Workshop, where Knight Foundation's Priya Sircar and Jayne Butler will answer questions related to the process of applying to Celebrate Charlotte Arts.

Parking/Transportation: Parking available and accessible on bus route - see parking map here.

Thursday, 5/23/19: One-On-One Office Hours

Location: 7th St. Public Market (224 E 7th St, Charlotte, NC 28202)

Time: 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Format: Office Hours, where you can meet one-on-one with Knight Foundation's Priya Sircar for 15 minutes, for individualized feedback. Note, please sign-up for one 15 minute slot at checkout.

Parking/Transportation: Parking and transit info here.

Note: To register for One-On-One Office Hours, please select your preferred date and add the quantity "1" to your cart. When you checkout, scroll to the bottom of the page and under "Other Information" you'll be able to select an available timeslot for a 15-minute meeting.

Thursday, 5/23/19: Drop-in Style Office Hours

Location: Amelie's NoDa, 2424 N. Davidson St. #102, Charlotte, N.C. 28205

Time: 4:00-6:00 p.m.

Format: Drop-in style Office Hours, where individuals can meet with Knight Foundation's Priya Sircar for individualized feedback on application ideas. Note: A ticket is not required to attend.

Parking/Transportation: Parking lot in front of Amelie's and accessible on bus route.

Wednesday, 5/29/19: Virtual Application Writing Webinar

Location: Virtual, attend from anywhere! No ticket is necessary. Log-in here to join the webinar starting at 12:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday, 5/29.

Time: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m ET

Format: A virtual Application Writing Webinar, where Knight Foundation's Priya Sircar and Jayne Butler will answer questions related to the process of applying to Celebrate Charlotte Arts.

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