Welcoming our 2021 Artists-in-Residence at LMCC's Arts Center at Governors Island

LMCC welcomes 22 incoming 2021 GI COVID-19 Response Residency Program Participants who will be given valuable studio space at LMCC's Arts Center at Governors Island through April

January 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.

Black Gotham Experience: As Above So Below

A collaborative project that reveals connections between sacred and historic spaces of the African Diaspora in the Lower Manhattan section of New York City.

Eiko Otake at LMCC's Arts Center at Governors Island

Eiko Otake shared her performance in memory of her friend Sam Miller, a former President of LMCC and lifelong champion for dance and performance.

Four Voices, a film by Liz Sargent

Four Voices, a film by Liz Sargent and Cyprian Films, leaves a beautiful trace of the creative voices and impressions from River To River 2020. Featuring Asiya Wadud, Jean Shin, Muna Malik and Mona Chalabi.

Artists are the heart of LMCC's work

This year, please make a gift to LMCC to support our work serving independent artists in New York 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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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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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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There are many ways for you to support LMCC, from volunteering to donating.