May 2022 Grantee Events!

Kehila Kedosha Janina Synagogue and Museum, 2022 Creative Engagement Grantee, Photo courtesy of the grantee Experience a wide range of art activities by supporting our Creative Engagement, Creative Learning, and UMEZ Arts Engagement grantees and their events this month. 24/6: A Jewish Theater Company Telephone Plays Section B: 3 Tuesdays at 10:00 AM April 26…

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Happy Earth Day!

Photo of Meg Webster’s Pollinating Garden at GrowNYC Teaching Garden at Governors Island by Gregory Gentert Happy Earth Day! Stewardship is central to celebrating and honoring our earth. LMCC is proud to work with our neighbors and partners on Governors Island to explore how we can take care of each other and our planet. Concurrent…

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LMCC Welcomes New Additions to the Staff!

LMCC Arts Center at Governors Island, Location: New York NY, Architect: Pei Cobb Freed & Partners and Adamson Associates Architects LMCC is excited to welcome Shushant Tuladhar as a Director of Budget & Finance, and Jess Van Nostrand as a Director of Exhibitions and Public Programs! Shushant has been in the field of nonprofit finance…

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The Arts Center at Governors Island re-opens on May 28!

https://lmcc.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/LMCC-WiggleGradient-R3-Orange-Spread.mp4 The Arts Center at Governors Island 2022 Public Season May 28 – Oct 30 Featuring exhibitions by Amy Khoshbin and Jennifer Khoshbin, Elissa Blount-Moorhead and Bradford Young, and Simon Benjamin   LMCC is thrilled to announce that The Arts Center at Governors Island will re-open to the public on Saturday, May 28 with Sun Seekers, a site-specific exhibition with performances by Amy Khoshbin and…

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SU-CASA Classes Have Begun!

Courtesy of Eva Nikolova   SU-CASA is a creative aging residency program supporting artists across all levels of experience in teaching and working with older adults. Beyond connecting with local senior center communities, participating artists continue to grow their own practice through SU-CASA.We’re thrilled to share that this year, 30 of LMCC’s SU-CASA artists are developing immersive classes in collaboration with older…

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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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