INCLEMENT WEATHER UPDATE FOR JUNE 22 WALKING TOUR

Due to inclement weather, the walking tour for Tuesday, June 22 has been POSTPONED to Saturday, June 26 at 4:30 pm-6:30pm. We encourage you to arrive by 4pm in order to experience the Monument before the tour begins.   As Above So Below is a collaborative project that reveals connections between sacred and historic spaces of…

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Highlights From the Past Week of River To River 2021

As we continue the 20th edition of River To River, Downtown New York City’s completely free summer arts festival we are excited to share some moments from last week with you! Processions with Okwui Okpokwasili & Emily AEyer welcomed observers and participants to a slow walk from Rockefeller Park to the river. Presented by Kamau…

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Livestream TODAY at 3pm–esperanza spalding’s Songwrights Apothecary Lab

Tune in to the Livestream at 3pm You’re invited to visit esperanza spalding, her fellow songwrights, researchers and mentors at Songwrights Apothecary Lab, a live installation where they will be creating original music. Visitors will experience music shared by the lab that continues spalding’s exploration of how musicians meaningfully incorporate therapeutic practices and knowledge into their work. Join us…

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Calling All NYC-based Artists!

Applications are now open for City Artist Corps Grants! We are proud to be a partner for City Artist Corps Grants which will support NYC-based working artists with one-time $5,000 grants to more than 3,000 artists to help them sustain their practice! Artists working in any discipline are eligible to apply. Apply here! 

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The Arts Center at Governors Island is Now Open to the Public!

Thank you all for joining us at River To River Festival opening events! On its first day, the 2021 River To River Festival presented a film by Arthur Jafa honoring the great jazz legend, Wayne Shorter! esperanza spalding, Terri Lyne Carrington and Leo Genovese came together to celebrate Shorter with a lovely performance at The…

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River To River begins today with WS, a longer super nova directed by Wayne Shorter & Opening Concert with Esperanza Spalding, Leo Genovese, and Terri Lyne Carrington

We’re thrilled to launch the 20th edition of the River To River Festival on June 12, 2021! To kick off this year’s fest, LMCC will honor the great jazz legend, Wayne Shorter. esperanza spalding, Terri Lyne Carrington and Leo Genovese will come together to celebrate Shorter with a performance at The Clemente. Following the concert, please join us…

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River To River Festival begins this week on June 10!

The 20th edition of River To River, Downtown New York City’s completely free summer arts festival begins this week on June 10 and runs through June 27, 2021! The Festival kicks off at The Clemente with the premiere of a new film directed by Arthur Jafa. Featuring legendary jazz musician Wayne Shorter in conversation with…

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June 2021 Grantee Events

Experience a wide range of virtual art activities by supporting our Creative Engagement and UMEZ Arts Engagement grantees and their events this month.

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