2022 Application Schedule

ACC will be accepting new proposals on a rolling schedule starting November 1, 2021 with applications from mainland China, Hong Kong SAR, Macau SAR, and Taiwan. Applications for all other countries/regions to come in early 2022...

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Ignite Change with ACC

Please consider making a gift to ACC this year. Your gift directly impacts our ability to continue supporting artists who share our belief that cultural exchange is the most powerful vehicle for global connectivity, mutual understanding, and respect...

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Alumni ACCess

Asian Cultural Council has launched #AlumniACCess, a new social media series featuring global perspectives from our alumni community. Listen, learn, and connect with alumni on their artistic processes, fellowship experiences, interests, insights, and more...

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ACC Announces New Executive Director

The Asian Cultural Council (ACC) is pleased to announce Judy Kim as its Executive Director, effective July 6, 2021. Kim brings to ACC over 25 years of dedication to arts and cultural institutions and a first-hand knowledge of the profound impact of cultural exchange...

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2021 Grants Announcement

The Asian Cultural Council is proud to announce our roster of 2021 fellowships and grants in support of programs and projects connecting artists, scholars, and arts professionals across Asia and the United States...

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ACC on Artspace

ACC and our global Board of Trustees are delighted to announce a partnership with Artspace, one of the world’s leading online marketplaces for contemporary art. This initiative offers a new platform to bring visibility to our talented alumni, expand outreach, and raise funds for the work of ACC.

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East West Dialogue: Viet Thanh Nguyen & Tiffany Chung

Join Pulitzer Prize winner Viet Thanh Nguyen (ACC 2010) and multidisciplinary artist Tiffany Chung (ACC 2015) in ACC's East-West Dialogue series, bringing leaders in the arts and cultural fields across Asia and the U.S to global audience.

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Stop Asian Hate

As the world eventually returns to a new version of “normal”—it is imperative that we recognize freedom of movement does not erase the barriers instilled by racism, sexism, prejudice, bias, and fear. We cannot change the world if we do not change ourselves...

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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. This mission is accomplished through fellowships and other programs that support individual artists, scholars, and arts professionals. 

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The Asian Cultural Council connects artists, humanities scholars, and arts professionals across Asia and the U.S. Through fellowships, grants, achievement awards, public programs, alumni engagement, and other cultural exchange initiatives, ACC aims to build global arts communities whose individual and collective work serves to advance international understanding and respect.
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