The Arts Center at Governors Island opens to the public on June 12!

LMCC's Arts Center will reopen to the public June 12 through October 31 with two large-scale, site-specific solo exhibitions; a participatory sculpture; and the return of the Take Care public programs series.

April Grantee Events

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

Announcing LMCC's 2021 Manhattan Arts Grantees

LMCC awards $1.3 million to 284 Manhattan-based artists and arts organizations this year through the Manhattan Arts Grants programs!

The Arts Center at Governors Island receives the 2021 AIANY Interiors Award

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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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.