March Alumni Events & News

Image courtesy of Aya Ogawa LMCC alumni Aya Ogawa (Swing Space 2006, Workspace 2013-2014, River To River 2014) presents Ludic Proxy: Fukushima, an interactive video performance. The project portrays an intimate conversation between two sisters from Fukushima, Japan, four years after the devastating earthquake and nuclear disaster. The performance will be live-streamed on March 11, 2021 at 8pm, followed by a live Q&A with Aya Ogawa.…

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LMCC’s Artists-in-Residence at Governors Island Present Magic Mondays

Work by Madeleine Fia Matsson, LMCC Arts Center Artist, 2021 LMCC’s current artists-in-residence at The Arts Center at Governors Island will virtually share their practices in a series called Magic Mondays! During these weekly sessions, artists will present what they are working on and exchange ideas. We will share highlights from Magic Mondays on LMCC’s Instagram at @LMCC_NYC. Follow…

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LMCC Awards $1.3 million to 284 Artists and Arts Organizations!

ArtCrawl Harlem, 2021 UMEZ Arts Engagement Grantee We are excited to announce that this year, LMCC will award over $1,300,000 in direct funding through the Manhattan Arts Grants programs to 284 Manhattan-based artists and arts organizations! LMCC’s Manhattan Arts Grants provide critical resources to Manhattan based-individual artists and arts organizations, supporting their efforts to engage audiences and communities with rich arts…

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March 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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Funding and Opportunities for NYC Artists & Arts Organizations

Credit: Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography Office. New York City artists and art organizations, check out these upcoming opportunities and funding! Art Opportunities Lower East Side Printshop’s Keyholder Residency Program The Keyholder Residency Program offers emerging artists free 24-hour access to printmaking facilities to develop new work and foster their artistic careers. Residencies are free and one…

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One Week to Apply to the 2021 Arts Center Residency!

“The most significant impact from this residency was offering a safe and nourishing space to create, plan and be an artist. […] This residency on Governors Island proves to be an example of the need for professional artist workspace to develop and sustain our practices in a safe, tech-friendly, resourced and well-kept environment. From this…

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February 2021 Grantee Events

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. Harlem Needle Arts Up South On view through July 31, 2021 Col. Charles Young Triangle Park, 153rd Street, and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd. along the metal gate/fence. Presenting, Up…

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LMCC Alumni February Events

Jenny Polak, “Offshore”, 2020 at Socrates Sculpture Park, image courtesy of the artist. LMCC alumni Daniel Bejar (Process Space 2014, Workspace 2011-2012, Swing Space 2009) and Jenny Polak (Process Space 2017, Workspace 2005-2006) are featured in Part II of Socrates Sculpture Park’s MONUMENTS NOW exhibition, Call and Response. In the group exhibition, projects take various archetypal monumental forms – such as the arch or the column – and dedicate them…

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