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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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The Unusual Year, The Unusual US Experience

Since 2000, one faculty member—from Tsinghua University’s School of Architecture—will receive ACC’s support each year to participate in the Special Program for Urban and Regional Studies (SPURS) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. They engage in meaningful exchange with scholars across the world while reflecting on their career. We are very grateful to the Hsin Chong – K. N. Godfrey Yeh Education Fund who has been generously supporting young talents in the architectural field.

Our 20th recipient is Sun Shimeng, who shared with us her thoughts in her experience in the US. 

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Yang Yeung: “If you are not there, I am not here”* or, when you are, I am

Yang Yeung (ACC 2012), curator, writer, and Artistic Director of soundpocket, shares written sound bites of Hong Kong, short revelations and rhythms from everyday life. 

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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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and so, the journey continues

ACC remains unfaltering in the belief that cultural exchange can transcend conflicts and misunderstandings. We are devoted in bridging people through nurturing artistic talents. Tong Shanshan’s fellowship experience in New York is just one of the many examples where connectivity is the most important thing we need right now. 

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