Application Deadline: Tuesday October 31st, 2023

September Take Care Series is happening on Saturday, September 30!

Make sure you attend the spectacular conclusion of our 2023 Take Care Series, happening on Saturday, September 30, at The Arts Center at Governors Island!

Welcoming artists to the Workspace 2023-2024 Residency!

MCC’s longest-running residency program, Workspace, is a nine-month studio-based program that focuses on the creative process and cohort development of emerging artists. Situated within donated office space each year, Workspace offers a unique opportunity to reimagine what it means to work in Lower Manhattan.

LMCC Welcomes Session Two of Artists-in-Residence to The Arts Center at Governors Island!

We're thrilled to welcome a new cohort of incredible artists-in-residence at The Arts Center at Governors Island for our second residency session!

September 2023 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.

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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The Take Care Series

The Take Care Series offers audiences of all ages an opportunity to actively engage in performances, workshops, talks, and other interactive events that embrace ideas of caretaking.

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Love us? Get involved!

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