COVID-19 Resource List

In this period of uncertainty, we are adjusting our daily reality, shifting and changing plans to keep our community safe and healthy. We encourage you to connect with the following resources and partner organizations for information and emergency funding opportunities: Arts + Culture Organizations NCAPER – National Coalition for Arts Preparedness & Emergency Response NEFA…

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Your Weekly Gift from LMCC

Your Weekly Gift from LMCC This week, celebrate 50 years of Earth Day with all of us at LMCC! We look to nature as our ultimate teacher, and we see evidence all around us that our planet has been busily recovering. As we persevere through this crisis together, we are also presented with opportunities to…

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LMCC Artists & Alumni Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

Installation view of Sanford Biggers’ video “Shuffle” (2009) at UVP Everson. Congratulations to the 2020 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellows! The Guggenheim Fellowship program aims to provide financial support to artists, scholars in the humanities and social sciences, and scientific researchers. Since its inception, the program has granted more than $375 million in fellowships to…

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LMCC Workspace Goes Digital

LMCC’s Workspace artists are continuing their virtual salons online, led by LMCC’s Director of Artist Residencies, Bora Kim. Last week, our Artist Services team led a workshop focusing on the fundraising ecosystem in the United States. Our artists are also busy doing great work from home. LMCC Workspace 2019-2020 artist Gabriel García Román has been busy at work from home,…

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Join SU-CASA 2020 Artist Laura Nova for Online Events

SU-CASA artists are remaining connected to their older adult participants, especially during this time of social isolation, and they are finding creative ways to do so while the senior centers are closed. Artists are sharing videos, planning calls to provide feedback on writing assignments, and reading theatrical pieces. SU-CASA artist Laura Nova was connected with NORC Senior Center at…

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A Little Gift from LMCC

A Little Gift from LMCC In gratitude, we have put together a virtual care package for you that highlights some of the efforts LMCC’s artists and friends are working on. Inside, you’ll find touching expressions of outreach and support. Whatever your mood or mindset, we hope you’ll learn something new from our artists as they…

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April 2020 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! Events include artist Carlos David, Museum of Art and Origins, brASS Burlesque, Symphony of the City of New York, Pioneers Go East Collective, Eryc Taylor Dance and more!

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Aida Šehović on “ŠTO TE NEMA”

Aida Šehović is a current artist-in-residence at LMCC Arts Center. Aida is a Bosnian born artist based in New York. Combining ritual and politics, Šehović uses the mechanism of social engagement to address her own cultural heritage and history. Aida is the founder of ŠTO TE NEMA – an annual nomadic monument to the victims…

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Show your support for the arts! #CongressSaveCulture

COVID-19 has had a profound impact on the arts and culture sector. It is projected that museums across the nation are collectively losing at least $33 million a day because of closures. The American Alliance of Museums estimates that 30 percent of museums—mostly in small and rural communities—will not be able to re-open without swift…

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UPDATE: Hope and Resilience in Response to COVID-19

UPDATE (3/18): We are committed to the health and safety of our community, and we share thoughts of hope and solidarity for all impacted by the current situation. In line with the national, city, and state imperatives to contain the spread of COVID-19, LMCC is actively protecting and caring for its staff by temporarily closing…

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