Arte pa' mi gente/Arts for all Festival: FREE OUTDOOR FAIR

    June 9 – 11, 2017


    Two Blocks From Elysian Fields: Recent Work From New Orleans Exhibition

    June 1 – 30, 2017, 3:30pm - 7:00pm

  • #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



    May 25 – 28, 2017, Flamboyán Theater

News Highlights

Two Blocks From Elysian Fields: Recent Work From New Orleans Exhibition

June 1, 2017

Two Blocks From Elysian Fields: Recent Work From New Orleans Exhibition Dates: June 1-June 30, 2017 The Clemente 107 Suffolk Street NY, NY 10002 www.theclementecenter.org Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday, 3:30-7:00 pm Contact: info@theclementecenter.org Tel. (212)260-4080 Exhibition Description: Staple Goods is a ten-member artist collective poetically situated two blocks from Elysian Fields Avenue, which spans the distance…

Open Studios 2017: Sneak Preview

May 19, 2017

Explore different Facebook live videos of some amazing artist residents of #TheClemente. The Clemente Soto Velez Cultural and Educational Center is hosting its annual Building-Wide Visual & Performing Arts Open Studios Event on Friday, May 19th, from 6-9pm and Saturday, May 20th, from 2-9pm and will feature performance, dance and musical events. All events are FREE and open to…


April 18, 2017

SPANISH LANGUAGE VOICEOVER WORKSHOP with Manny Herrera APRIL 18 - MAY 4, 2017 Six (6) sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30pm sharp to 8:30pm HOLA members: $200 Small intimate classes Non-members: $250   HOLA Office CSV Cultural and Educational Center 107 Suffolk Street, Room 302, NYC (F to Delancey / J M Z to…


April 12, 2017

Wednesday April 12, 6:30–8:30PM, FREE The Clemente Soto Velez Cultural and Educational Center, Flamboyán Theater 107 Suffolk St, New York NY 10002 DISSIDENT POLITICS: A WORKSHOP ON LATINX HIV/AIDS HISTORIES is the first event of Mexico City-based Eugenio Echeverría's Visual AIDS / Residency Unlimited Curatorial Residency. For the workshop, Eugenio will display a number of…

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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