Tickets are LIVE for River To River 2024

Tickets are now available for the 2024 River To River Festival! This edition of the Festival explores themes of resonance, reconsideration, and resistance. From June 7-23, experience works by artists in our Extended Life program, showcasing dance, music, video, installation, and exhibitions that reflect LMCC's diverse and interdisciplinary spirit.

The 2024 River To River Lineup

Celebrate LMCC's 50th anniversary with the 2024 River To River Festival, Downtown NYC's Free Summer Arts Festival! From June 7-23, join us for 13 innovative projects of live art, performances, and participatory events in Lower Manhattan's vibrant public spaces.

May 2024 Grantee Events

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

Celebrating 50 Years of LMCC

This year LMCC celebrates its Golden Anniversary with you, our circle of artists, supporters, and friends! Save the date for our 50th anniversary gala at the Conrad on April 15th! And because one party isn’t enough to mark 50 years of building creative communities from March to June, we’re throwing a series of festivities featuring artists and alumni from our community, showcasing what we love to do - celebrating the art of gathering! Stay tuned for details!

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 Festival

The River To River Festival is a free summer arts festival, celebrating artistic and creative diversity in public spaces in Lower Manhattan.

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