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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Careers at LMCC!

Interested in working with LMCC? Apply now for a position as a Development Assistant or Intern! The Development Assistant will work closely with the development team to grow donor relationships, and support the department with all day-to-day functions related to the fundraising operation. LMCC’s Internship program provides meaningful opportunities for individuals interested in the arts…

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Slow Down – River To River 2019

Premiering August 7: ALL ARTS presents a Cyprian Films New York production directed by Liz Sargent, “Slow Down: River To River.” The film captures the themes of Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s 2019 River to River Festival curated by Lili Chopra: Reflection, deceleration and stillness are captured from the filmmaker’s perspective within the landscape of Lower…

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August 2019 Grantee Events

Image: Taikoza Concert in the Park Series by Taikoza, 2019 UMEZ Arts Engagement Grantee Ripple Effect Artists, Inc. 2071: The World We’ll Leave Our Grandchildren August 1-11, 2019 Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 PM; Sundays at 2:00 PM Episcopal Actors Guild, 1 East 29th Street, New York, NY 10016 2071 was co-written by acclaimed…

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Manhattan Arts Grants Info Sessions are Here!

LMCC is pleased to announce the launch of the 2020 program guidelines and application forms for LMCC’s Manhattan Arts Grants: Creative Engagement, Creative Learning, and UMEZ Arts Engagement. Three Programs, One Deadline: Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 5:00pm (EST) In 2019, LMCC awarded over $1.4 million to more than 270 individual artists, collectives, and organizations engaging Manhattan’s communities through a wide range of artistic forms and events.…

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