Announcing LMCC’s 2021 SU-CASA Programs for Older Adults!

Woven Memories: A Fiber Art Class at Grand Coalition of Seniors Neighborhood Senior Center instructed by Stephanie Echeveste. LMCC is excited to launch our 2021 SU-CASA programs from now through June 30! All virtual classes are FREE, art materials are provided, and no previous experience is necessary! SU-CASA is a community arts engagement program for…

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Governors Island Reopens to the Public on May 1

Photo by Zachary Tyler Newton. Governors Island opens May 1 to welcome New Yorkers back to enjoy its beautiful open spaces and wide range of activities for all. The Island is more accessible than ever this year with two weekend Brooklyn ferry routes from Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park and Atlantic Basin in Red…

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April 2021 Grantee Events

Emit Theatre, 2021 Creative Engagement Grantee, photo by José Noel Experience a wide range of virtual art activities by supporting our Creative Engagement, UMEZ Arts Engagement and Creative Learning grantees and their events this month. Emit Theater La Canción en la Tormenta April 1- April 8, 2021 Thursdays at 7:00 PM, Saturdays at 1:00 PM…

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LMCC’s 2021 Public Season at The Arts Center at Governors Island Opening June 12

The Arts Center at Governors Island, photo by David Sundberg Curated and programmed by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, The Arts Center at Governors Island will reopen to the public June 12-October 31 with two large-scale, site-specific solo exhibitions; a participatory sculpture; and the return of the Take Care public programs series! The 2021 season presentations…

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LMCC Artist and Alumni Events in April

Kosuke Kawahara, White Night at the Gambling Den, 2020. Work by LMCC Arts Center artist Kosuke Kawahara is featured in Emergent Poise, on view at Culture Lab LIC at The Plaxall Gallery in Queens. Kawahara’s work is part of the Pratt MFA 2020 Artist Collective Exhibition, which features 22 artists whose works explore ideas ranging from domestic life, humor,…

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In Solidarity with the AAPI Community

We mourn the senseless murder of eight lives, including those belonging to six women of Asian descent in Atlanta.  Anti-Asian violence in our local and national communities is completely unacceptable, it is hateful, and it has to stop. We are aware of the pain and exhaustion of our Asian friends, colleagues, and neighbors and feel…

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LMCC in the News

Think!Chinatown, Creative Engagement 2021 Grantee, photo by Ed Cheng LMCC was featured in Hyperallergic’s Week in Review for awarding $1.3 million to 284 artists and organizations through the Manhattan Arts Grants programs. The Arts Center at Governors Island, designed by architects Pei Cobb Freed & Partners and Adamson and AAI, is one of the winners…

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LMCC Seeks Visitor Engagement Associates!

Photo by Ian Douglas LMCC seeks Visitor Engagement Associates for The Arts Center at Governors Island 2021 Season! Visitor Engagement Associates will staff gallery spaces, engage audiences and provide information to gallery visitors about the exhibitions, answer questions and assist with public programming as needed. Ideal candidates for the role will have a passion for connecting…

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