BORIMIX 2017 - BoriMex

    November 3 – 30, 2017


    Artists for Puerto Rico Benefit

    December 9, 2017 – January 3, 2018

  • #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

    December 10 – 30, 2017, LATEA Theater


    Upcoming and Ongoing Events at Teatro SEA

    December 1 – 31, 2017, Teatro SEA


    A Girl Mad as Birds Exhibition

    January 9 – 20, 2018, LES Gallery

News Highlights

Artists for Puerto Rico Benefit at The Clemente

December 9, 2017

Benefit Reception – December 9th, 7-10pm Exhibition – December 5th to January 3rd  RSVP HERE OVER 1 MILLION PUERTO RICANS HAVE HAD NO CLEAN WATER SINCE SEPTEMBER 20TH. Art works starting at $50. Artworks can be viewed here; new art added daily. Purchase art by phone at (212) 260-4080 WATER MISSION is a volunteer engineering organization that designs, builds and implements…

BORIMIX 2017 - BoriMex

November 3, 2017

Sociedad Educativa de las Artes (SEA), Teatro LATEA & The Clemente Soto Velez Cultural and Educational Center Present: BORIMIX Puerto Rico Fest 2017 "In solidarity with Puerto Rico and Mexico"   BORIMeX Festival Opening & Artists Reception:  7:00 PM, November 3, 2017   The Clemente Soto Velez Cultural and Educational Center   Galleries:   LES Gallery/ 1st Floor  & Abrazo…

F E A R L E S S : Migguel Anggelo, "Welcome to La Misa, Baby"

October 26, 2017

Like the shards of light reflected off a mirror ball, in Welcome to La Misa, Baby, Migguel Anggelo swirls through a gallery of characters found in the most sacred of places in queer culture: The Gay Disco.  Whether looking for love, sex, friends, drugs, freedom of expression, or a way to escape their mother, Welcome to La Misa, Baby delves into the…

UPDATE - The Clemente Presents: Mi Barrio Levanta a Puerto Rico, a Benefit Fundraiser

October 8, 2017

UPDATE - Thank you to all who came out to our Mi Barrio Levanta a Puerto Rico fundraiser for hurricane relief. All donations, whether they be time, supplies, or funds, were greatly appreciated. Over $1000 in cash donations will be given to The Puerto Rican Family Institute. On Wednesday, October 11th, 2017, donated goods were taken…

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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