2023 Manhattan Arts Grants Guidelines and Application Forms Coming Soon!

LMCC awards up to $9,000 for public-facing projects and presentations by artists and small organizations. Applicants must be based and presenting work in Manhattan. 2023 Manhattan Arts Grants Guidelines and Application Forms will be live in early July. First-time applicants must attend an INFORMATION SESSION WEBINAR: LMCC.NET/RSVP CREATIVE ENGAGEMENT & CREATIVE LEARNING DEADLINE: 9/13/22 Since…

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The 2022 River To River Festival Events This Week!

LMCC presents the 21st annual River To River Festival, Downtown New York City’s leading free summer arts festival from June 12–26, 2022. Experience a dazzling and wide-ranging array of dance and musical performances, visual art installations, film, participatory processions, family events, and more, all by groundbreaking artists in NYC. This year, festival artists look to…

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Upcoming SU-CASA 2022 Public Event List!

Courtesy of Greg Mills, SU-CASA 2022 As we slowly approach the end of the 2022 SU-CASA residency at the end of June, we invite you to join us at a public program component of the residency including exhibits, readings, performances, open houses, or other cultural interactions open to the surrounding community.   Wednesday, June 22nd,…

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The 2022 River To River Festival Events This Weekend!

LMCC presents the 21st annual River To River Festival, Downtown New York City’s leading free summer arts festival from June 12–26, 2022 Join us this weekend for PRACTICE by Jonathan González on June 17, 7pm at La Plaza at The Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural & Educational Center. The video installation at Fosun Concourse Amphitheater, 28 Liberty, repose…

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June 12 River To River Update

Due to inclement weather, MURMURATIONS is cancelled. We hope to schedule the performance to another date. We welcome you to the opening of Okwui Okpokwasili and Peter Born’s video installation, repose without rest without end! Check out more events throughout the rest of the Festival. Learn more and join us on June 12 -26 !

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The 2022 River To River Festival kicks off this week on June 12!!

The 2022 edition of the River To River Festival begins on June 12 and runs through June 26! This year, we bring you a parade of cetaceans in Lower Manhattan a story of a girl who, by refusing to straighten her hair and succumb to the painful suppression of her identity, allows her resistance, strength,…

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The Arts Center Exhibitions in Untapped New York!

The Arts Center at Governors Island public exhibitions have been featured in Untapped New York “17 BRAND NEW PUBLIC ART INSTALLATIONS IN NYC JUNE 2022”!  including Sun Seekers by Amy Khoshbin and Jennifer Khoshbin; Back and Song, a four-channel video installation by Elissa Blount-Moorhead and Bradford Young; and Pillars, a participatory sculpture installation by Simon Benjamin.   The Arts Center at Governors Island is now…

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The RSVP Link is Now Open for the 21st Annual River To River Festival!

RSVP Now for the 21st edition of the River To River Festival! Experience a dazzling and wide-ranging array of dance and musical performances, visual art installations, film, participatory processions, family events, and more, all by groundbreaking artists in NYC. This year, festival artists look to nature, ritual, and metaphysical wonders to offer a hopeful perspective…

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June 2022 Grantee Events

General Mischief Dance Theatre, 2022 Creative Engagement Grantee, Photo by Rose Arias Experience a wide range of art activities by supporting our Creative Engagement, Creative Learning, and UMEZ Arts Engagement grantees and their events this month. Be sure to keep an eye out for events taking place as a part of the Northern Manhattan Arts…

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LMCC Welcomes a New Cohort of Artists-in-Residence!

We are thrilled to welcome a new cohort, session two of 2022 Arts Center artists-in-residence to their studios at The Arts Center on Governors Island!   Session two includes a cohort of 18 artists: Francisco Alvarado-Juárez Bebonkwe Brown Jin Yong Choi Ramani Edmondson Eliza Evans / All the Way to Hell Mónica Félix Emily Halaka…

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