Ultimate Nature: Cecilia Biagini & Dolores Furtado

    August 8 – October 13, 2017, 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm, Abrazo Interno Gallery


    F E A R L E S S: Tickets on Sale now!

    September 29 – October 29, 2017


    The Clemente Open Call

    Ongoing until September 30, 2017

  • #EscapeTheRoom  

    Escape the Room

    Ongoing until June 12, 2018, Mon-Tue, 3-11pm / Wed-Thu, 1:30-11pm / Fri-Sun, 12-11pm, Los Kabayitos Theater


    Upcoming and Ongoing Events at LATEA

    September 23 – October 8, 2017, LATEA Theater


    Upcoming and Ongoing Events at Teatro SEA

    September 23 – October 7, 2017, Teatro SEA

News Highlights

F E A R L E S S: Tjasa Ferme, "The Female Role Model Project"

September 29, 2017

The Female Role Model Project is a scientifically enhanced multimedia devised theatre piece built by an ensemble of female-identified artists about recreating modern female role models in the world of cataclysmic climate change, cataclysmic political change and possibility of reprogramming our brains. Showtimes: Friday, September 29th, 8:00pm; Saturday, September 30th, 8:00pm; Sunday, October 1st, 5:00pm. Tickets…

Join our Party in Pink Zumbathon at The Clemente for Cancer Awareness Month

September 22, 2017

For Cancer Awareness Month this October, The Clemente's Veronica Caicedo and Desiree Dicupe are co-hosting a Party in Pink Zumbathon Charity Event in support of the Susan G. Komen Foundation on October 6th, 2017. Doors open at 5:30 pm, with the class running from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Pink attire is encouraged, but all…

OPEN CALL - Deadline Extended through September 30th, 2017! Apply Today!

September 12, 2017

THE CLEMENTE OPEN CALL We are pleased to invite independent curators, emerging artists and arts professionals to submit exhibition proposals to be considered for the two gallery spaces at The Clemente, the Abrazo and the LES Gallery, from July 2018 to June 2019. Click Here to apply.

Ultimate Nature by Cecilia Biagini & Dolores Furtado

September 8, 2017

Remembering, Constructing, Inventing “The island was only visible for a few moments, but the air was so clear, and the sea framed it which such cruel thoroughness that even the smaller details would implacably adjust to the memories of the previous passage” -Julio Cortázar, The Island at Midday Cardboard trees, narrow paths through lush spaces,…

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  • The Flamboyan Theater was an exceptional performance venue for our performance. We are so grateful to the Clemente for your support!

    Margaret Elaine Plaza, National Arts Educational Collaborative

  • Thank you so much for opening your home to us for these 2 weeks. It has been such an amazing week so far! All your staff are so kind, helpful, and attentive. So thank YOU for leading an arts organization that truly takes care of its artists in residence.

    Yvonne H. Chow , H+ | The Hip-Hop Dance Conservatory

  • The Clemente is a great cultural organization and I really really love all the people who work there and what you do is simply awesome. All the things I did will be helpful for my studies and my future job. I just wanna say THANK YOU for everything, thank you to Jan and Julio that said “yes” to my internship.


    Marika Covolo, Clemente Summer Intern

  • Thank you to everyone at CSV for your love, help and support. It truly takes a strong and supportive team to make a successful event. Last night’s Afro-Latino Crossroads show was amazing. We filled the house and shook the roof with the music and energy!!! I want to especially thank CSV for the smooth transition from curatorial proposal to live event.

    Mia Roman Hernandez, Visual Artist and Curator

  • Thank you so much for taking the time to show us around the wonderful Clemente Soto Velez Center. I was very impressed and inspired by your enthusiasm for and devotion to the building’s heritage and its importance for the local and international community. Thanks for all your hard work!

    Ricardo Rivera

  • You don’t know how my heart leaped when I passed by the center and saw the scaffolding GONE! It’s so beautiful! Seeing it restored is a magnificent experience! I’m so proud of all that has been accomplished…Thank you for ALL your contributions and hard work. I can’t get the picture of the New Center out of my mind..Thanks again!

    Carmen Tello

  • You guys really do have such a special place.I think it is such an amazing asset to the community!

    Dave Clark, Location Manager

  • The center is really great. I like the renovation, it’s wonderful to the people who live around there. Congratulations tho this amazing project.

    Teresa Viera

  • The Flamboyan Theater is a wonderful multi- purpose venue with everything you would wish for in an open theater space.

    Andreas Robertz, OneHeart Productions

  • We have held performances of our Resident Artist Program at The Clemente for 2 years. It has been the perfect venue for these performances. The administrative and technical staff have gone out of their way to make our time at The Clemente amazingly successful!!!

    Joe Stackell, Mabou Mines

  • Just a note of gratitude for the warm welcome to The Clemente.
    The staff has been wonderful, the community incredibly responsive. We appreciate more than I can describe being  a part of The Clemente familia.

    Hamilton Clancy, Shakespeare in the Parking Lot

  • What a shining star this huge building has become!

    Marlis Momber, Renowned photographer who has chronicled the changes in cultural life on the Lower East Side for over three decades