2022 ACC Japan Grant Program

ACC will be accepting new proposals from Japan starting January 13 to February 3, 2022. Application guidelines and forms are now available. Applications from all other countries/regions to come in March 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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Ushio Shinohara

ACC 1969 | Japan | Visual Art | Fellowship to pursue art activities and observe contemporary art developments in the United States.

Chankethya Chey

ACC 2009-2013 | Cambodia | Dance | Fellowship to pursue a M.F.A. degree in dance from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Wu Chi-Tsung

ACC 2013 | Taiwan | Visual Art | Fellowship to observe contemporary art and meet artists in a range of disciplines in New York.

Ronnarong Khampha

ACC 2012 | Thailand | Dance | Fellowship to participate in the 2013 International Choreographers Residency Program at the American Dance Festival.

Cho Mi Young

ACC 2014 | Korea | Visual Art | Fellowship to observe contemporary art and meet artists in New York.

Keiko Fukazawa

ACC 2015 | United States | Visual Art | Fellowship to enable participation in a two-month residency at The Pottery Workshop in Jingdezhen, China.

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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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