Join us at our next installment of The Take Care Series happening on August 20!

Join us every third Saturday at The Arts Center at Governors Island during the months of July-October for the 2022 Take Care Series. On August 20, meet our Arts Center artists-in-residence at Open Studios, take part in a workshop centered around meditation, oral histories and narrative building by Damien Davis and Marisol Martinez, and hear artist Simon Benjamin discuss his installation Pillars at The Arts Center at…

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Thank you for joining us at MURMURATIONS by Gregory Corbino!

Photo by Ian Douglas Thank you all for joining us at MURMURATIONS by Gregory Corbino on July 29. A collective puppetry performance transformed Battery Park City into a seascape of androgynous oysters, stunning sturgeon, and captivating cetaceans. Responding to the impacts of climate change and plastic pollution on the ocean, giant puppets crafted of plastic…

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August 2022 Grantee Events

Yasuyo Tanaka, 2022 Creative Learning Grantee, Photo by William Paul Delp. Experience a wide range of art activities by supporting our Creative Engagement, Creative Learning, and UMEZ Arts Engagement grantees and their events this month. Samantha McLoughlin SammyJDance Classes April 13 – August 31, 2022 Wednesdays at 11:00  AM Morningside Park, Morningside Drive, New York,…

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2023 Manhattan Arts Grants in the News!

Since 1983, LMCC’s Manhattan Arts Grants have supported Manhattan-based artists, arts groups and community-focused organizations in sharing rich arts activities with the public. These projects have been integral to the cultural vibrancy and arts-driven resiliency of Manhattan. In this spirit, the 2023 Manhattan Arts Grants are designed to support Manhattan artists and organizations in accessing…

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Thank you for joining us at The Take Care Series last week!

Thank you for joining us at our first installment of The Take Care Series celebrating City of Water Day with the Billion Oyster Project at Governors Island! The Take Care Series offers audiences of all ages an opportunity to actively engage in performances, workshops, talks, and other interactive events that embrace ideas of caretaking. This series…

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MURMURATIONS by Gregory Corbino has been Rescheduled to July 29!

Image courtesy of Greg Corbino We are thrilled to announce that MURMURATIONS by Gregory Corbino, 2022 River To River Festival opening event has been rescheduled to July 29 with open rehearsal starting at 6:30 PM and parade kicking off at 7:00 PM at Teardrop Park, Battery Park City (Enter at North End Avenue or River Terrace…

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2023 Manhattan Arts Grants Information Session Webinars Schedule!

2023 Manhattan Arts Grants Guidelines and Application Forms are available now! LMCC welcomes Manhattan-based artists, collectives, and organizations across artistic disciplines, practices, and backgrounds to apply to the 2023 Manhattan Arts Grants. Follow the steps below to join us at a virtual information session this summer. 1. Determine which program(s) you would like to apply to Creative…

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The Take Care Series Returns to The Arts Center at Governors Island on July 16!

Join us every third Saturday at The Arts Center at Governors Island during the months of July-October for the 2022 Take Care Series. Each month, we present free public programs and participatory events that aim for artfulness in the everyday through the exploration of creative practices and community projects that emphasize care for ourselves, our communities, and our planet.  On July…

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