Open Call for the first-ever Governors Island Winter Ice Sculpture Show!

On Saturday, February 26, 2022, The Trust for Governors Island and LMCC present the inaugural Governors Island Winter Ice Sculpture Show! 

Artists of all backgrounds and disciplines are invited to submit an idea for an ice sculpture, to be completed in the two-hour public event! 

Applications for SU-CASA 2022 are now open!

LMCC welcomes applications from Manhattan-based individual artists for SU-CASA, a community arts engagement program that places artists and organizations at senior centers across the five boroughs of New York City!

January Grantee Events

Experience a wide range of art activities by attending our Creative Engagement and UMEZ Arts Engagement grantees' 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.