ACC New York Gala 2019

Join ACC in celebrating 56 years of supporting transformative cultural exchange and honoring architect Kengo Kuma and philanthropic leader Elizabeth J. McCormack.

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2019 Grants and Fellowships

ACC awards 53 fellowships and grants for research, study, exploration, and collaborative projects across Asia and the US.

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Accepting Applications Until November 7, 11:59 EST

Artists, scholars, and arts professionals are invited to submit proposals for travel and cultural exchange between Asia and the U.S., or between countries in Asia. 

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About Us

about us

The Asian Cultural Council advances international dialogue, understanding, and respect through cultural exchange activities in Asia and the United States to create a more harmonious and peaceful world. 

Our Programs

our programs

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.

Our Reach

our reach

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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search alumni

our alumni 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.

Alumni Events

alumni events

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

Our Supporters

our supporters

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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apply now

to join ACC’s global network of outstanding grantees and alumni.

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