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ACC inDialogue

While global travel is on pause, the critical need for international dialogue and connectivity remains. ACC has pivoted—reimagining our methods, yet maintaining our purpose...

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ACC on Artspace

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

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Cultural Exchange in a Virtual World

ACC’s program model traditionally involved getting on a plane and traveling thousands of miles for in-person immersion in another culture. With this model challenged by the pandemic, ACC pivoted—reimagining our methods, yet maintaining our purpose...

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Black Lives Matter

Systemic racism is a deep betrayal of our human values. It is a direct attack against our future and those who will inherit it. Violence against people of color cannot be tolerated...

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Grantee Reflections

Grantee Reflections is a platform for ACC alumni to share their collective voice in a cultural exchange of words, images, videos, and sounds from around the world. While our bodies cannot travel, our minds and hearts can still meet.

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Felon – An American Washi Tale

Join ACC's inDialogue on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 (8:30PM EST) / Wednesday, December 9 (10:30AM JST) with poet-lawyer Reginald Dwayne Betts, and Recycling: washi tales collaborators, Japanese paper artist Kyoko Ibe and theater maker Elise Thoron...

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Asian Cultural Council

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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