• #CleanCarDirtyConscience  

    Nadia Granados: Clean Car, Dirty Conscience

    July 12, 2015, Abrazo Interno Gallery

  • #TurkishArt  

    Things That Count...Things That Don't: An exhibition of Contemporary Turkish Art

    June 4 – 28, 2015, 3:30pm-7pm daily, Abrazo Interno Gallery

  • #EscapeTheRoom  

    Escape the Room

    June 30, 2014 – June 30, 2016, Los Kabayitos Theater

  • #ArtsForTransit  

    Maria Dominguez: El Views

    May 29 – September 1, 2015, 3:30-7:00PM, daily, 3rd Floor Corridor

News Highlights

The Clemente awarded grant from The National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association

June 16, 2015

We are pleased to announce that The Clemente has been selected  to receive a programming grant from The National Endowment for  the Humanities (NEH) and the American Library Association(ALA)  to participate in their program, Latino Americans: 500 Years of History. The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has generously provided support for 203 libraries, museums, historical societies,…

Things That Count...Things That Don't

May 28, 2015

The Clemente is pleased to announce Things That Count . . . Things That Don’t, an exhibition of contemporary Turkish art, presented in The Abrazo Interno Gallery at The Clemente June 4th -July 3rd, 2015. Bringing together twenty Turkish artists from New York, Istanbul and Ankara, this exhibition intends to bring awareness to the current state…

The Clemente wins grant from Spain Culture New York and The Consulate General of Spain

March 25, 2015

New York, NY-- The Clemente is pleased to announce that we are the recipient of a grant from Spain Culture New York and The Consulate General of Spain, to support our upcoming fall 2015 exhibition, The Lost Garden, featuring works by Javier Viver, Jose Val del Omar, and Lili Chin. The exhibition explores themes of nature and…


  • 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