Artist of the Month > 2008 Artists
NAME: Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC)
LOCATION: New York , NY (125 Maiden Lane, 2nd Floor)
ORIGIN: New York, NY
MAIN GENRE: Visual art, performance, and cultural programming
LATEST WORKS: Uptown/Downtown performances, The Downtown Dinner gala, Out of Site and Re:construction
Tell us a bit about your organization
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, has been a leading voice for arts and culture Downtown and throughout New York City for 35 years, producing cultural events and promoting the arts through grants, services, advocacy, and cultural development programs
Please describe your artistic themes
LMCC brings diverse art and cultural experiences to new audiences in unexpected ways and serves as a gateway to culture, information, and resources across the entire borough.
Please describe your creative process
“Art Happens Here” is our motto, and we are deeply committed to the essential relationship between art, culture, and quality of life
What are your artistic goals?
Please see above
Tell us about your organization’s programming
LMCC takes an integrated approach to enriching New York City’s creative capital through: progressive cultural planning, innovative artist space programs, a multitude of funding and training opportunities for artists and arts groups and a calendar of free events in visual, performing, and new media arts.