Artists Remain the Heart of our Work

At LMCC, our core mission is to provide artists with networks, resources, and support. We center artists and their contributions to the cultural life of New York City.  

Please make a gift to LMCC today, and support independent artists and cultural activity throughout our City.

December Grantee Events

Experience a wide range of art activities by supporting our Creative Engagement and UMEZ Arts Engagement grantees and their events this month.

Onyedika Chuke featured in Artforum!

Read about Onyedika Chuke's The Forever Museum Archive_Circa 6000BCE, which was presented at The Arts Center at Governors Island in the December issue of Artforum!

About LMCC

Founded as Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, LMCC serves, connects, and makes space for artists and community. Since 1973, LMCC has been the champion for independent artists in New York City and the cultural life force of Lower Manhattan.

Resources for Artists

Our arts service programs include residencies, grants, workshops, and professional training for artists from all disciplines and practices.

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The Arts Center at Governors Island

The Arts Center at Governors Island is a new incubator for cultural experimentation and gathering space to exchange in dialogue. This space serves artists and the public alike.

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River To River

Presented by LMCC, River To River is Downtown New York City’s completely free summer arts festival.

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Love us? Get involved!

There are many ways for you to support LMCC, from volunteering to donating.