Watch Ōyama Enrico Isamu Letter’s Painting Performance

Watch a time-lapsed video of ACC grantee and visual artist Ōyama Enrico Isamu Letter creating a painting performance at ACC's 50th anniversary gala in November, 2014.

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Our grantees are involved in projects and exhibitions taking place around the world. View the events calendar to see the exciting things they're doing.

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A Special Video Tribute to ACC

Click below to watch ACC Is ..., a film directed by Stephen Earnhart, celebrating 50 years of the Asian Cultural Council, which premiered at the 50th Anniversary Gala

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our story begins in 1963 with the singular vision of supporting transformative cultural exchange between the United States and Asia through unique visual and performing arts and humanities projects.

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are crafted and curated for the specific needs of each of our grantees, providing them rich and meaningful contact with leading institutions and key leaders in their fields.

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extends across the globe with representation in Manila, Taipei, Hong Kong, and Tokyo; spans disciplines and genres; and engages cultural leaders from the established to the emerging, in work from traditional to cutting edge.

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reveal the power of authentic cultural dialogue, and our grants emphasize the creative and discovery processes and their impact on grantees, their communities, and the communities they visit.

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Our grantees maintain active, creative lives through performances and exhibits throughout the world. See what they are doing now.

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come from across the world, reflect a rich diversity of cultures and backgrounds, and enjoy the impact of their gift in the extraordinary work of our grantees.

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to join the ranks of such artists as Takashi Murakami, Meredith Monk, Shen Wei, Robert Wilson, and Cai Guo-Qiang, among many of today’s masters.

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