June Newsletter

The 2018 River To River Festival begins June 15! The city’s best free summer arts festival returns! From June 15-24, LMCC’s River To River Festival will enliven 40 unique sites, venues, and landmarks across Lower Manhattan with dance, musical performances, visual art, and other activities and events. The festival is completely free and open to the public…

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Studio in the Park Artist-in-Residence Announced

Congratulations to Seward Park’s newest artist-in-residence! Many congratulations go to the artist collective Art Parley (Sue Jeong Ka and Melissa Liu), this summer’s Studio in the Park artist-in-residence in Seward Park! From July 1 to August 15, Art Parley will use a 150 square foot mobile studio space to explore the 2018 residency themes of immigration,…

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June 2018 SU-CASA Public Presentations

Thursday, June 7, 2-3pm Making a Scene at the Coffeehouse – Wendy Wasdahl Project FIND Coffeehouse Senior Center, 331 West 42nd Street Seniors at Project FIND Coffeehouse will bring their performing and artistic talents to “Making a Scene at the Coffeehouse.” The public program will be a presentation of work done in class including theater games, stories,…

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June Grantee Events

Come experience a wide range of art activities by supporting our Creative Engagement and Creative Learning grantees at their events this June. Wendy Wasdahl and Alvin Eng City As Muse––What You Bring Saturdays, June 2–23, 2018 2:00 – 5:00pm City Lore, 56 East 1st St., New York, NY 10003 City As Muse––What You Bring is a…

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May 2018 SU-CASA Public Presentations

Our wonderful SU-CASA artists-in-residence begin their public presentations in May and June. These include: Mary Butler – Fiber Artist: Class of Quilting Made Simple Strut Their Stuff On May 10 at 1:00pm, come to the Project FIND Woodstock Senior Center to celebrate the end of the Quilting Made Simple course and see pillows, bags, backpack,…

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LMCC’s 2018 Art Auction – Now Live!

Announcing our 2018 Art Auction, live on Paddle8! 100 percent of the proceeds from the auction will help LMCC to provide artists with financial grants, studio residency programs, professional development skills, and showcase their work in free public programs such as Open Studios and the River To River Festival. Bid here! Paddle8’s online bidding platform and iPhone app allow for seamless…

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May Grantee Events

  Come experience a wide range of art activities by supporting our Creative Engagement and Creative Learning grantees at their events this May!   Karla Murray and James Murray Capturing The Face and Voices of Manhattan’s Neighborhood Storefronts April 16–May 21, 2018 at 6:30 PM Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 East 11th Street, New York, NY 10003…

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Remembering Sam Miller

In Memoriam: Sam Miller (1952-2018) It is with deep sadness that we share news of the passing of Sam Miller, a truly instrumental leader in the arts. Sam began his career in theater, and later worked as the Founding Managing Director of Arizona and Pennsylvania Ballets, and Pilobolus as Managing Director. He then went on…

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LMCC’s Open Studios on May 11 & 12!

Zavé Martohardjono, Workspace Studios at 101 Greenwich. Photo credit: Runa Yu Open Studios with Workspace Artists-in-Residence opens May 11-12! This free, two-day, art-filled event celebrates the work of 16 artists who are working across all disciplines and genres. Get a behind-the-scenes view of creative practices in the visual, literary, and performing arts. These talented creators have been working…

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