LMCC’s River To River 2020 featured in the New York Times

Jean Shin, Floating MAiZE. Photo by Ryan Muir, Courtesy of Brookfield Place LMCC’s River to River 2020: Four Voices was featured in The New York Times’ Weekend Roundup last Thursday along with other recent arts programming! River To River 2020: Four Voices features works by Asiya Wadud, Jean Shin, Muna Malik, and Mona Chalabi that,…

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Join us at Manhattan Arts Grants Information Sessions and Virtual Office Hours!

B-R-O-A-D-I-N-G Beautiful, photo courtesy of Harlem Needle Arts If you are a Manhattan-based artist, arts group or organization seeking funding for an upcoming project, add a Manhattan Arts Grants information session and virtual office hours to your calendar this summer. We are excited to learn about your work and share resources available. Information session webinars begin next…

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Read the poems created as part of Asiya Wadud’s ECHO EXHIBIT

Two rows of four poems with a yellow outline

‘By foot or conveyance,’ Naima Rauam + Asiya Wadud ‘The New Scene,’ Yasmeen Mughal + Rebekah Smith ‘phrasal verb or chapters 1-4,’ Gale Brewer + Asiya Wadud ‘A pivot to resting places,’ Lindsay LeBoyer + Sevinç Çalhanoğlu ‘How much do we trust on the phone,’ David Thomson + Chia-Lun Chang ‘WEATHER DETECTION,’ Ruthie Robertson +…

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Jean Shin’s Floating MAiZE and The Last Straw are now on view!

Co-presented with Arts Brookfield as part of River To River 2020: Four Voices Known for her inventive works that transform cast-off materials into elegant expressions of place and identity, Jean Shin’s art and practice is ingrained with the idea of sustainability. Shin’s installation, Floating MAiZE, and her vinyl artwork The Last Straw, are now featured in the Winter Garden at Brookfield Place. Both pieces enable…

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Announcing River To River 2020: Four Voices from July 9 – August 30

LMCC presents River To River 2020: Four Voices from July 9 – August 30, 2020! River To River, LMCC’s annual summer festival, was created in the aftermath of 9/11 with the intention to heal and celebrate New Yorkers’ resiliency through the power of art. For almost 20 years, this principle is the driving force behind…

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July 2020 Virtual Grantee Events

Living Away, 2020 UMEZ Arts Engagement & Creative Engagement grantee, photo by Gigi de la Torre The Square Theatre The Art of Losing July 11 & 12 at 6:00 PM A Sample of Immigrant Life First-generation immigrants with different cultural backgrounds have diverse perspectives of life in the US, but their voices are not often…

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Manhattan Arts Grants: applications and guidelines are live!

Image Credits: The UPROOT Series, photo by Yadin Goldman; Carla Torres, Dreamers Mural; Four Seas Players, Farewell Ben Man, PAMAR, Latin American Culture Week, Paracademia Center, photo by Zenith Clickz LMCC is thrilled to announce the launch of the 2021 program guidelines and application forms for LMCC’s Manhattan Arts Grants: Creative Engagement, Creative Learning, and UMEZ Arts Engagement.…

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SU-CASA Conversation with artists Jing Dong, Lisa Spraragen & Natasha Tiniacos

In this conversation moderated by LMCC Director of Grants & Services, Ana Fiore, LMCC’s SU-CASA artists Jing Dong, Lisa Spraragen & Natasha Tiniacos talk about their experiences working with older adults and how they stay connected to seniors during the quarantine. This conversation was recorded on May 6, 2020. Transcript Ana Fiore  0:25 Hi everyone.…

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SU-CASA Virtual Open House this Friday, June 26

Spanish Guitar Workshop at COTHOA Luncheon Club Senior Center, Lisa Spraragen, SU-CASA 2020 SU-CASA Virtual Open House Friday, June 26 from 9am – 4pm LMCC invites you to a celebration of our SU-CASA artists and their work with older adults! This year, so much of what has previously been essential to the SU-CASA program; the in person relationship between the…

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Asiya Wadud: ECHO EXHIBIT Update

Due to an overwhelming response, all calls in English for Asiya Wadud ECHO EXHIBIT have been reserved! However, phone calls in multiple languages are still available. From July 6-10, participate in conversations in American Sign Language, Arabic, French, Mandarin, Russian, Spanish, Taiwanese, or Turkish. For participants who are Deaf, deaf or Hard of Hearing, we…

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