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)!

 

Standing in Solidarity with the Black Community

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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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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Love us? Get involved!

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