Simon Benjamin in BOMB Magazine!

Installation view of Simon Benjamin, Errantry, 2021, three-channel video installation with sound and sculpture, 11 minutes, dimensions variable. Photo by Néstor Daniel Pérez-Molière. Courtesy of Simon Benjamin Simon Benjamin, current The Arts Center at Governors Island artist exhibiting PIllars through October 30, 2022, at The Café at The Arts Center has been featured in BOMB Magazine!…

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LMCC Appoints Craig Peterson as President!

Craig Peterson. Photo by Victor Gigante We are thrilled to announce that after a six month search, LMCC’s new President is Craig T. Peterson! From the broad range of multidisciplinary projects presented to audiences throughout New York (and beyond), to his evident care and commitment working with artists and colleagues, Craig stands out as a…

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The Deadline for the 2023 Manhattan Arts Grants is Tomorrow, September 13!

The deadline for the 2023 Manhattan Arts Grants application cycle is tomorrow, Tuesday, September 13 at 5PM EST! Calling all Manhattan-based artists, collectives, and organizations across artistic disciplines, practices, and backgrounds to apply to the 2023 Manhattan Arts Grants! 1. Determine which program(s) you would like to apply to Creative Engagement for arts events and programming in…

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Don’t Miss Your Last Chance To Attend The Creative Engagement & Creative Learning Information Session!

Annette A Aguilar & StringBeans Creative Engagement & UMAE 2022, by Argenis Apolinario Save the date for the last opportunity to attend the Creative Engagement & Creative Learning virtual information session happening next Wednesday, September 7, 6:00 – 8:00 PM! Hosted in partnership with The Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York, this information session is intended…

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September 2022 Grantee Events

Dance 10 Project, 2022 Creative Engagement & UMEZ Arts Engagement Grantee, Photo by Mark Bruxelle Experience a wide range of art activities by supporting our Creative Engagement, Creative Learning, and UMEZ Arts Engagement grantees and their events this month. Francine LeClercq NEW YORK CITY COVID-19 PENCIL TRACKER April 1st  – December 1st, 2022 New York…

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Thank you for joining us at The Take Care Series on August 20!

Thank you for joining us at The Take Care Series last Saturday, August 20 at The Arts Center on Governors Island! As part of August’s Take Care Series program, visitors engaged with current resident artists at Open Studios, participated in an art-making workshop by Damien Davis & Marisol Martinez and listened to Simon Benjamin talk about…

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Artist Talk by Simon Benjamin at The Take Care Series this Saturday, August 20!

Simon Benjamin by Lindsay LeBoyer As part of August’s Take Care Series happening this Saturday, August 20, Join artist and LMCC alumni Simon Benjamin for a discussion of his multimedia installation Pillars at The Arts Center at Governors Island. The talk will take place at The Café at The Arts Center at Governors Island at 5:30pm.  Simon will…

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The Take Care Series Open Studios Timed-Based Events!

Photo by Gregory Gentert Join us every third Saturday at The Arts Center at Governors Island for 2022 Take Care Series! On August 20, meet our Arts Center artists-in-residence at Open Studios, take part in a workshop centered around meditation, oral histories and narrative building by Damien Davis and Marisol Martinez, and hear artist Simon Benjamin discuss his installation Pillars at The Arts Center at Governors Island. Click here to RSVP! Current artists-in-residence…

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Register for UMEZ Arts Engagement & Creative Engagement Information Session on August 16

Grantee Barkin: Selissen Project CE 2022 by Hannah Jan Save the date for UMEZ Arts Engagement & Creative Engagement Information Session happening on Tuesday, August 16, 4:00 – 6:00 PM! Calling all Manhattan-based artists, collectives, and organizations applying for the 2023 Manhattan Arts Grants cycle, register now for UMEZ Arts Engagement & Creative Engagement Information…

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Thanks for dancing with us on Saturday at #DancePartyNYC!

DJ Yung Mayne (Kasie Kirkland) at Dance Party NYC at Nolan Park Thanks for dancing with us at Dance Party NYC last Saturday at Nolan Park on Governors Island! The Arts Center Operations Associate DJ Yung Mayne (LMCC’s own Kasie Kirkland!) provided the tunes for a joyous citywide one-day dance festival spearheaded by the New York…

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