December 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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LMCC in NY Times: “Helping Artists Find Studio Space”

  We’re proud to be featured in the New York Times article among other organizations that help artists to get studio space where they can work:   “Lower Manhattan Cultural Council” is one of many organizations in the city that offer residencies. It has a nine-month studio residency program at 101 Greenwich Street for emerging…

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Governors Island Tenant Spotlight: LMCC’s Arts Center Artists-In-Residence

Aviva Rahmani (LMCC’s Arts Center Residency 2019-2020) Photo by Ian Douglas. “I have time and space to not only focus my studio production but to deeply contemplate each step towards the realization of my present project without distraction. It means visitors can see and discuss my work in progress with me in a very impressive…

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This Month at LMCC–November 2019

APPLY: SU-CASA 2020 Applications will close on November 21, 2019 at 5pm EST SU-CASA  is a community arts engagement program that places artists and organizations for six months at senior centers across the five boroughs of New York City. The program provides selected artists with a stipend in exchange for the creation and delivery of…

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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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