NIGHTSHIFT: Exhibition of Digital Artworks

    July 8 – 31, 2017, 3:30pm - 7:00pm



    July 27 – August 3, 2017, 3:00pm - 9:00pm, Parking Lot

  • #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



    July 6 – 22, 2017, 7:00pm, Parking Lot

News Highlights

Shakespeare in the Parking Lot in the New York Times

July 18, 2017

Shakespeare in the Parking Lot shakespeareintheparkinglot.com Attention Shakespeare completists: This annual festival, produced by the Drilling Company, will present “Henry VI Part 3” (July 27-Aug. 12), a seldom-mounted drama about the Medieval English war between York and Lancaster. In a news release, Hamilton Clancy, who will direct the modern-dress production, said he felt it was “the…


July 17, 2017

Frames and Stretchers is so pleased to have continuing relationships with some exceptional clients. This recent project was completed for the Ford Foundation and required us to stretch this oversized painting on canvas by prominent Pakistani artist Saba Kahn. We used interlocking stretchers for the art which is being delivered by Art Delivery Van. Saba…

Shakespeare in the Parking Lot at #TheClemente

July 12, 2017

WHERE AND WHEN: July 6 to 22, 2017 La Plaza @ The Clemente Parking Lot, 114 Norfolk Street (E. side of Norfolk St. between Delancey and Rivington) Thursdays – Saturdays at 7:00 PM FREE For more information click here.   WHERE AND WHEN: July 27 to August 12, 2017 La Plaza @ The Clemente Parking…


July 10, 2017

Our team was thrilled recently, when a client brought us a truly stellar early twentieth century painting by artist Emanuel Glicen Romano. The work called the “Harp Player” was painted in 1919 and was suffering from nearly a century of wear. The varnish was heavily soiled and discolored so we enlisted the help of art…

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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