The Arts & Science Council (ASC) is:
• The community’s chief advocate for arts, science, history and heritage
• A gatherer and steward of public and private community resources
• An investor of those resources in the cultural sector and community
• The strategic planner for the community’s cultural sector
• The public art agent for the City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County
ASC also manages CharlotteCultureGuide.com, the Charlotte region's signature online calendar featuring arts and cultural events and attractions. The site features easy-to-use tools allowing users to post and search for events, personalize content based on their interests, share cultural activity on social media and post photos, videos and reviews. Visitors can also sign-up for CulturePicks! a weekly e-mail sent on Wednesdays highlighting arts and cultural events in the coming weeks.