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Manhattan Arts Grants are live!

Apply for Creative Engagement, Creative Learning & UMEZ Arts Engagement grants by Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at 5:00pm (EST)!

Yuko Otomo & Matt Mottel
The Steve Circuit: Downtown New York’s Subterranean Spirit

LMCC and ISSUE Project Room and present The Steve Circuit, an episodic series of videos and digital artwork dedicated to the late beloved poet Steve Dalachinsky developed by his wife, painter and poet Yuko Otomo, and interdisciplinary artist Matt Mottel.

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.

River To River

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

River To River 2020: Four Voices celebrates artistic and creative diversity across disciplines, virtual events and public art installations in partnership with leading institutions in Lower Manhattan.

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LMCC's Arts Center at Governors Island

LMCC’s 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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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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