River To River Festival:
Digital Film Screening

Damon Davis
The Stranger 

Presented as part of River To River 2021,
Damon Davis' The Stranger  is available to stream on LMCC.net from June 13 - 27.

River To River Festival:
Digital Essay

Land of the Blacks
Kamau Ware

Read Kamau Ware's essay that reflects on the question “Where were the Black people?” 

River To River Festival:
Digital Film Screening

WS, a longer super nova
Directed by Arthur Jafa

Select digital streaming dates on June 12, 17, and 24 at 8pm; June 19 and 26 at 3pm, exclusively on LMCC.net

River To River Festival:
In-Person Event

esperanza spalding
Songwrights Apothecary Lab

 

Drop in to see the live installation where esperanza spalding and her fellow songwrights, researchers and mentors will be creating original music on June 15, 16, 17, 20, 21, 22 from 7pm – 7:30pm.

River To River Festival:
In-Person Digital Screenings

Womxn in Windows
On view at the Seaport District

Presented in partnership with Howard Hughes as part of River To River 2021 from June 15 - 27, Womxn in Windows presents the work of five female-identifying artists in the windows and storefronts of Lower Manhattan.

The Arts Center at Governors Island:
Exhibition

Meg Webster: Wave

Now on view through October 31!

The Arts Center at Governors Island:
Exhibition

Onyedika Chuke: The Forever Museum Archive_Circa 6000BCE

Now on view through October 31!

June Grantee Events

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

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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