Mona Chalabi's
100 New Yorkers
is now on view

Presented across 22 screens in the Oculus, Mona Chalabi's 100 New Yorkers creates an ode to New York City that visualizes the diversity of people that form the heart and soul of the city we know and love.

Welcoming new artists to LMCC's Arts Center at Governors Island
in the wake of COVID-19

LMCC is excited to announce our 11 Governors Island Residency Initiative Artists for 2020. This initiative endeavors to support artists, writers, cultural workers, creative practitioners living and working across New York City's five boroughs by providing free, temporary space to work on the Island.

Applications for 2021
Manhattan Arts Grants are live!

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

September 2020 Grantee Events

Experience a wide range of virtual and socially distanced art activities by supporting our Creative Engagement and UMEZ Arts Engagement grantees and their events this month!

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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Love us? Get involved!

There are many ways for you to support LMCC, from volunteering to donating.