November 2019 Grantee Events

Come experience a wide range of art activities by supporting our Creative Engagement and UMEZ Arts Engagement grantees at their events this month! Events include artist Carlos David, Museum of Art and Origins, brASS Burlesque, Symphony of the City of New York, Pioneers Go East Collective, Eryc Taylor Dance and more!

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Michael Wang: Extinct in New York in the News

Michael Wang: Extinct in New York LMCC is thrilled to share news about Artforum Critics’ Pick Michael Wang: Extinct in New York. “Wang’s research here is impressively meticulous. In a handout are lists of the plants’ genera and last known whereabouts—it functions like a portrait of environmental malfeasance.” Read more in Artforum here. Extinct in New…

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SU-CASA Applications are Open!

The online application form for SU-CASA 2020 is now live! The application deadline is November 21, 2019 by 5PM EST. If you are an individual artist interested in designing and carrying out participatory projects that promote the well being of older adults, we encourage you to read the SU-CASA 2020 program guidelines to learn more about the program. Previous experience working with…

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Michael Wang’s Extinct in New York featured in Hyperallergic

Michael Wang: Extinct in New York Louis Bury of Hyperallergic on Michael Wang’s show, Extinct in New York,  at LMCC’s Arts Center at Governors Island: “In both form and content, Wang’s installation resembles an assisted living facility for plants…In smart and subtle ways, Wang’s project turns on precisely such productive tensions: between optimism and pessimism,…

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Announcing 2020 SU-CASA: Guidelines now live!

Image: Stephanie Echeveste, “Woven Memories: A Fiber Art Class” at Grand Coalition of Seniors Neighborhood Senior Center. Photo credit: Emerson Chang 2020 Program Guidelines for SU-CASA are now live! SU-CASA is a community arts engagement program that places artists in-residence at senior centers across Manhattan. Selected artists receive a stipend in exchange for creating and delivering…

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Join us at LMCC’s Arts Center on Governors Island on October 19!

Meet LMCC’s 17 artists-in-residence at Open Studios for a behind the scenes look at their work and practice (RSVP) Make a wish in Wish Trees, an interactive installation by legendary peace activist Yoko Ono Check out two artistic responses to climate change and catastrophe in exhibitions by Yto Barrada with guest artist Bettina, The Power of Two Suns and Michael Wang’s Extinct in New…

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October 2019 Grantee Events

Come experience a wide range of art activities by supporting our Creative Engagement and UMEZ Arts Engagement grantees at their events this month. Ellen Jacob Us Against the Wall Opening Reception: October 1, 2019 at 6:00 – 8:00 PM Exhibition: September 29 – October 19, 2019 Soho Photo Gallery 15 White Street, New York, NY 10010…

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LMCC Extended Life Artist-in-Residence Sarah Michelson receives 2019 MacArthur Genius Grant

Congratulations to LMCC Extended Life artist Sarah Michelson on receiving a MacArthur Genius Grant! Sarah Michelson has expanded the scope of contemporary dance through work that interrogates, extends, and subverts modernist and postmodern dance traditions. LMCC has presented Sarah’s work in the River To River Festival and has supported her through LMCC’s Extended Life residency.…

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September 2019 Grantee Events

Come experience a wide range of art activities by supporting our Creative Engagement and UMEZ Arts Engagement grantees at their events this month. Grantee artists include Aranzazu Araujo, Tyrell Jamez, LES Creative People In Action, Jazz Power Initiative, Gal Nissim and Leslie Ruckman, Ben Arthur, Dyckman Farmhouse Museum Alliance, Lisa Spraragen and more!

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LMCC’S Arts Center at Governors Island Opens on Sept 19!

LMCC'S ARTS CENTER AT GOVERNORS ISLAND

Opening September 19th LMCC’S Arts Center Fall season includes exhibitions by Yto Barrada with guest artist Bettina and Michael Wang, as well as The Take Care Series, a fall public program that reframes art curation as a mindful practice stemming from the concept of care.

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