2023 Arts Center Residency and SU-CASA: Applications and Guidelines are Live!

Apply by Tuesday, December 13, 2022 at 5PM EST.

LMCC’s Flagship Residency Program, Workspace, is back!

We are thrilled to welcome the 2022-2023 cohort of 10 independent artists to their studios in Lower Manhattan.

The newest cohort of artists includes Rachelle Dang, Sherese Francis, Caroline Garcia, Julia Izumi, Anu Jindal, Jessica Lagunas, nia love, Firoz Mahmud, Matthew Sandager, and David Wilson.

December Grantee Events

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

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.

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.