April 2022 Grantee Events

MorDance, 2022 Creative Engagement Grantee, Courtesy of MorDance, Photo by: Kelsey Campbell Experience a wide range of art activities by supporting our Creative Engagement, Creative Learning, and UMEZ Arts Engagement grantees and their events this month. Mason Holdings Theatre Hart Island March 8 – April 9, 2022 Thursday – Saturday at 8:00PM, Saturday  at 2:00PM,…

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LMCC Grantee Mason Holdings Theatre’s Hart Island in The New York Times!

Photography by Maria Baranova Hart Island, a theatrical multimedia meditation on New York City’s Potter’s Field and the humans connected to it by LMCC Grantee Mason Holdings Theatre was recently featured in The New York Times! Based on historical research, Hart Island weaves together six seemingly disparate voices, all connected to Hart Island. As audiences…

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Announcing our Honorees for The Downtown Dinner 2022!

We are thrilled to announce our honorees and celebrate their incredible contributions to New York City’s cultural landscape at The Downtown Dinner on May 18 at Cipriani 25 Broadway! This year, we honor Pam Tanowitz with the Liberty Award for Artistic Leadership, recognizing her trailblazing work as a dancer and choreographer. LMCC Alumni awardees include…

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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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