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Career Opportunity: Executive Director

The Asian Cultural Council’s Executive Director will be a visionary leader with a proven track record of professional and organization success and a passion to build and lead a dynamic, innovative and unique organization focused on advancing cultural exchange between Asia and the US.

 

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ACC Transition Announcement: A Message from the Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees would like to announce an upcoming transition at the Asian Cultural Council. On October 2, 2020, Miho Walsh will be stepping down from her role as Executive Director after more than 11 years at ACC. It is with deep gratitude and respect that we thank Miho for her dedication and passion towards ACC’s work and mission...

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J'Sun Howard: If I Never See a Rainbow Again

"To dance is to be breath; breathing, sensing...This act of breath orients me toward the divine: I am creating the worlds I want to see." Dance artist J'Sun Howard (ACC 2019) shares his artistic practice and the worlds he is envisioning...

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Sustaining International Connectivity During COVID-19

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the landscape in which we work is profound, yet our mission of advancing international dialogue, understanding, and respect remains essential. As we constantly adapt our grantmaking to our current realities and future uncertainties, we are proud to announce a list of 2020 grants to-date, including time-sensitive grants approved by our Board in May. 

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Ami Yamasaki: Ear to Catch

“After the COVID-19 pandemic, the world’s soundscape changed dramatically. For me who always listens to the sound with all my might, I feel the load on my ears…”

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Perry Yung: A Video Meditation

Musician and shakuhachi craftsman Perry Yung (ACC 2014) shares a video meditation on family and loss. “In these times, he says, “I feel more connected to my art practice…”

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Nobuyuki Sugihara: Where Life is Valued

I am currently in Taiwan on a 6-month ACC grant to research Taiwan's indigenous culture...While the world has declared a state of emergency, I have been able to continue my research and production in Taiwan...

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