Elizabeth Meggs’s Experience as a Participating Artist at 2022 Governors Island Ice Sculpture Show!

On behalf of the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and the Trust for Governors Island, the submissions from ten creative artists were selected to the first-ever 2022 Governors Island Winter Ice Sculpture Show. Artists were paired with skilled carvers from Okamoto Studio to complete their pieces and turned blocks of ice into glistening pieces of temporary artworks. Elizabeth Meggs,…

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LMCC in Hyperallergic!

Marta Blair, UMEZ Arts Engagement 2022 LMCC was recently featured in Hyperallergic amid the announcement of the 2022  Creative Engagement, Creative Learning, and UMEZ Arts Engagement program grantees! We are beyond thrilled to announce the awardees of over $1.3 million in grants to 255 artists and arts organizations! Our Manhattan Arts Grants programs support artists, arts groups,…

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In Solidarity with Ukraine

All of us at LMCC are outraged by the Russian invasion and military aggression of Ukraine. We join fellow arts and cultural organizations internationally in solidarity with Ukraine and condemn attacks on the freedom and human rights of its people. learn more below about the crisis and how you can support organizations providing essential aid…

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March 2022 Grantee Events

Earth Celebrations, 2022 Creative Engagement Grantee, Photo by Rachel Elkind Experience a wide range of art activities by supporting our Creative Engagement and UMEZ Arts Engagement grantees and their events this month. Samantha Mcloughlin SammyJDance Classes March 1 – March 30, 2022, on Wednesdays at 11:00 AM 2307 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd, New York,…

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Announcing the selected artists for Gov­er­nors Island Ice Sculp­ture Show!

Photo courtesy of Okamoto Studio LMCC along with The Trust for Gov­er­nors Island will host the Island’s inau­gur­al Ice Sculp­ture Show on Sat­ur­day, Feb­ru­ary 26, 2022, from 2 – 5 pm at the Gov­er­nors Island Win­ter Vil­lage. A live­ly after­noon fea­tur­ing live ice carv­ing, ice dance per­for­mances from Ice The­atre of New York, ice skat­ing and more will cel­e­brate the final week­end of…

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Artist Opportunities!

Creatives Rebuild New York, New York Artists in Need Can Apply for $1,000 a Month! CRNY’s Guaranteed Income for Artists program will support 2,400 artists with regular, no-strings-attached cash payments. Each artist will receive $1,000 per month for 18 consecutive months. CRNY’s Guaranteed Income for Artists program aims to help artists meet their basic needs…

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LMCC’s #MuseumLoveLetter!

In celebration of Valentine’s Day, we are sending a #MuseumLoveLetter to our favorite institutions that bring art and the natural world together: Socrates Sculpture Park, New York Botanical Garden, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and Wave Hill Public Garden & Cultural Center. Our love for you has grown like the plants and flowers in Michael Wang’s and…

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LMCC is seeking a permanent full-time Director of Budget & Finance!

Photo by Zachary Tyler Newton Join our team! LMCC seeks a permanent full-time Director of Budget & Finance to join immediately. This person will oversee the implementation of all activities involving the administration and management of budget operations at LMCC, including finance, general administration, and human resources. LMCC is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to…

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LMCC in the news!

Courtesy of 6sqft LMCC has been mentioned in 6sqft’s “The best public art installations and museums in FiDi” article as one of the key components of Financial District’s artistic core! “We’re really dedicated to using unconventional and surprising spaces and making it something folks can seek out but also something people will stumble upon and…

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