East West Fest

Join ACC May 3-May 11 for East West Fest, featuring storytellers from across the arts! Culminating in ACC's fifth East-West Dialogue with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen (ACC 2010) and multimedia artist Tiffany Chung (ACC 2015), this festival questions not only how we tell stories, but who tells the story?

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Crisis in Burma: Artists Respond [Postponed]

This event has been temporarily postponed. On 3/27, Burmese artists were detained and sent to an interrogation center. In response, Association of Myanmar Contemporary Art (AMCA) has asked international allies to help arrested artists keep a low-profile...

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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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Meet our Grantees

Following our first round of grants in May 2020, we are pleased to announce the latest grants and fellowships, enabling artists, scholars, and specialists to connect with their peers in Afghanistan, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Myanmar, Pakistan, the Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, and the U.S.

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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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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.

ACC Programs

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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Our Global Impact

26

Countries & Regions

$100M+

Invested

16

Artistic Disciplines

6000+

Exchanges Supported

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