Workspace Resident Ying Liu: In Process

LMCC Workspace resident, Ying Liu talks about her research and process as she prepares for two upcoming performances. TOMORROW, 4/6 at 2pm, Ying premieres PLAYDATE, a hyper-cellphone oriented performance at @issueprojectroom! “Pigtail” as featured in this video, will premiere in the Fall of 2019 also at Issue Project Room. #LMCC #Workspace #issueprojectroom

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April 2019 Grantee Events

Untitled 19, Magnificent Mile, IL_Jon Henry

This month’s grantee events include an eclectic range of shows and performances across all disciplines. Immerse yourself in a dynamic chamber music performance by SYBARITE5, enjoy an evening of Indian Folk Dance at the Natraj Folk Arts Festival, and attend a free talk featuring writer Antwaun Sargent and Jon Henry, the photographer behind 14×48’s newest billboard and recent photographic series, Stranger Fruit at the ICP Museum.…

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LMCC Featured in The Wall Street Journal, Artforum, ARTnews, Crain’s and more

We are thrilled to share a major announcement—LMCC will open our newly renovated Arts Center at Governors Island in September 2019. The Arts Center will feature artist residency programs, exhibition spaces and public programs all under one roof.  Conceived as an incubator for creative exploration and a gathering space to engage in dialogue, the Arts Center…

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Friends Of LMCC Kickoff

On the evening of March 6th, LMCC hosted the first Friends of LMCC membership event at the Swiss Institute. It was a fabulous night of art and conversation with artist Michael Wang, who spoke about past work such as Carbon Copies and Extinct in The Wild. The joyful energy in the room reflected our excitement around opening the…

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March 2019 Grantee Events

Photo courtesy of Pigeonwing Dance, 2019 Creative Engagement Grantee, Photo by Charles Roussel

Come experience a wide range of art activities by supporting our Creative Engagement, Creative Learning and UMEZ Arts Engagement grantees at their events this March. Untitled Theater Company No. 61 The Neurology of the Soul March 1 & 2, 2019 at 8:00 PM A.R.T./New York’s Jeffrey and Paula Gural Theatre, 502 West 53rd Street, New…

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2019 Manhattan Arts Grants Recipients Announced

  Congratulations to this year’s Manhattan Arts Grants recipients for our Creative Engagement, Creative Learning, and UMEZ Arts Engagement programs! This year, LMCC is awarding over $1.4 million in DCLA, NYSCA, and UMEZ funding through 271 grants for Manhattan artists and organizations. Grantee projects will provide opportunities for more than 300,000 people to engage with…

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LMCC Alumni Update – February 2019

  Recipients of the 2019 Creative Capital Award Congratulations to Raja Feather Kelly (Workspace ’14-’15; River To River ’15), Michelle Handelman (Workspace’06-’07), Jen Liu (Process Space 2016), and Ni’Ja Whitson (Process Space 2016) who were announced as recipients of the 2019 Creative Capital Award!   Chat Travieso receives award from YoungArts! Chat Travieso (Process Space 2013, Paths To Pier 42 program alum, 2014) is an inaugural honoree of…

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2019 – 2020 Workspace Applications Now Open!

Workspace nurtures experimentation, creative risk taking, and collaboration. Participating artists are provided semi-private studio spaces and are expected to engage with the cohort for the full duration of the nine-month program. It currently serves between 10 and 15 individuals or collaborative groups annually. For the 2019–2020 session, only emerging artists that self-identify as visual artists…

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Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Announces 2019 Recipients of Extended Life Residency Program

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) announces today the inaugural recipients of its newly expanded Extended Life dance development artist residencies, designed to sustain the careers of choreographers with essential financial, administrative and presentation support: Nora Chipaumire, Beth Gill, Maria Hassabi, Sarah Michelson, Jennifer Monson, Okwui Okpokwasili, Pam Tanowitz, and David Thomson. Thanks to a generous…

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