Announcing River To River 2020: Four Voices from July 9 – August 30

LMCC presents River To River 2020: Four Voices from July 9 – August 30, 2020! River To River, LMCC’s annual summer festival, was created in the aftermath of 9/11 with the intention to heal and celebrate New Yorkers’ resiliency through the power of art. For almost 20 years, this principle is the driving force behind…

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Manhattan Arts Grants: applications and guidelines are live!

Image Credits: The UPROOT Series, photo by Yadin Goldman; Ana Carla Torres, Dreamers Mural; Four Seas Players, Farewell Ben Man, PAMAR, Latin American Culture Week, Paracademia Center, photo by Zenith Clickz LMCC is thrilled to announce the launch of the 2021 program guidelines and application forms for LMCC’s Manhattan Arts Grants: Creative Engagement, Creative Learning, and UMEZ Arts…

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SU-CASA Conversation with artists Jing Dong, Lisa Spraragen & Natasha Tiniacos

In this conversation moderated by LMCC Director of Grants & Services, Ana Fiore, LMCC’s SU-CASA artists Jing Dong, Lisa Spraragen & Natasha Tiniacos talk about their experiences working with older adults and how they stay connected to seniors during the quarantine. This conversation was recorded on May 6, 2020. Transcript Ana Fiore  0:25 Hi everyone.…

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SU-CASA Virtual Open House this Friday, June 26

Spanish Guitar Workshop at COTHOA Luncheon Club Senior Center, Lisa Spraragen, SU-CASA 2020 SU-CASA Virtual Open House Friday, June 26 from 9am – 4pm LMCC invites you to a celebration of our SU-CASA artists and their work with older adults! This year, so much of what has previously been essential to the SU-CASA program; the in person relationship between the…

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Asiya Wadud: ECHO EXHIBIT Update

Due to an overwhelming response, all calls in English for Asiya Wadud ECHO EXHIBIT have been reserved! However, phone calls in multiple languages are still available. From July 6-10, participate in conversations in American Sign Language, Arabic, French, Mandarin, Russian, Spanish, Taiwanese, or Turkish. For participants who are Deaf, deaf or Hard of Hearing, we…

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LMCC Alumni in the News

Weight from André Daughtry Many of LMCC’s alumni have been featured in the news for their activism and artwork. André Daughtry (Workspace 2018-2019) was featured in Artlyst for his work Weight, which is featured in the video above. Weight is a video work from 2014 that attempts ‘to visualize societal projections on the black male…

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In Solidarity

Dear LMCC Community, Our hearts are filled with sorrow and grief for the families and communities impacted by the recent murders and countless deaths prior. At this moment, we grieve alongside you at the loss of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Tony McDade—four innocent Black lives violently ended by the hands of police and…

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June 2020 Virtual 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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Your Weekly Gift from LMCC

Your Weekly Gift from LMCC In celebration and acknowledgement of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, we are spotlighting one beloved and iconic Downtown community that is close to our LMCC home in FiDi and our hearts: Manhattan’s Chinatown. In this week’s Gift, we share a range of efforts from within Chinatown and extending across Asian…

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