LMCC awards over $1.5 million through Manhattan Arts Grants and SU-CASA!

316 artists and organizations will receive $1.5 million through Manhattan Arts Grants and SU-CASA

Workspace 2020-2021
Applications are Open!

Apply by Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 5PM EST

LMCC's Arts Center Residency at Governors Island

Meet our Artists-in-Residence who are developing work at LMCC's Arts Center at Governors Island all year-round.

Save the Date!

Join us for LMCC's annual gala on Monday, May 18 at 6pm at Cipriani 25 Broadway

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.

We envision New York City as a place in which artists and community in dialogue are creating a more just, equitable, and sustainable society.

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 Festival

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

The River To River Festival celebrates artistic and creative diversity across disciplines, presenting live art and installation in public spaces and 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.