The Clemente Open Call

    Ongoing until June 15, 2018


    F E A R L E S S SPRING 2018

    March 29 – April 22, 2018



    March 3 – April 6, 2018, 3:30-7:00 PM, Abrazo Interno Gallery


    Upcoming and Ongoing Events at Teatro SEA

    Ongoing until March 31, 2018, Teatro SEA


    Upcoming and Ongoing Events at LATEA

    Ongoing until March 31, 2018, LATEA Theater

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    Escape the Room

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

News Highlights

Afro Brazil Arts First Annual Showcase

March 25, 2018

Afro Brazil Arts Showcase Sunday March 25th 107 Suffolk St, Second Floor New York, New York 10002 Event Chair: Michael Goldstein aka Mestre Ombrinho Honorees: Omitola Hill aka Contra Mestre Omi; Shem Rajoon aka Professor Caiman; Ray Gardner aka Prea; Karen Hill; Sheryl Nelson Sponsorship/Tickets abaalc@gmail.com or https://abashowcase.eventbrite.com We are thrilled to announce Afro Brazil Arts…

Sofrito for Puerto Rico Fundraiser: A One Woman Show

March 19, 2018

Sofrito for Puerto Rico Fundraiser Monday, March 19, 2018 7:00 PM 107 Suffolk Street, Flamboyan Theater Get tickets here Hurricane Maria made landfall just south of Yabucoa Harbor in Puerto Rico at 6:15 a.m on September 20th 2017. The National Weather Service observes maximum sustained winds of 155 miles per hour, making Maria the first Category 4 cyclone to hit the…

The Clemente Presents: A Staged Reading of 'Valencia'

January 31, 2018

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Flamboyan Theater at The Clemente 107 Suffolk Street Between Delancey and Rivington Streets, NYC Followed by a Q&A Admission: FREE GET TICKETS HERE "VALENCIA"  Written by: Carlos Mendoza Directed by: Veronica Caicedo STOP YOUR LIFE AND START LIVING Valencia is the story of a group of senior…

Clemente Artist: David Friedman's 'Scorch'

January 25, 2018

OPENING RECEPTION: January 25th, 6-9PM Artists & Fleas is proud to present "Scorch," an exhibition by artist David Friedman at the Artists & Fleas in Soho from 1/25 - 2/4/18, with an opening reception Thursday, 1/25 from 6-9pm. This is the first show of the 'Scorch' series and the inaugural exhibition at Artists & Fleas in the heart of Soho. Artists &…

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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