LES Arts & Culture Open House: The Clemente Center

The Clemente Center
Sun Oct 22, 11am-3pm
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107 Suffolk Street New York, NY 10002

Artists’ Open Studios, Curator Led Tours and Workshops at The Clemente!

Curator Led Tours of our current exhibition Dada las circunstancias with Silvia Benedetti in our Abrazo Interno Gallery (2nd floor) at 11:30AM and at 1:30PM

Artists Open Studios:
Linda Griggs and Allen Hansen in Studio 402, 11am – 3pm
David Friedman in Studio 401, 11am – 3pm
Ace Lehner and Libby Paloma in Studio 511, 12pm – 3pm
Gloria Zelaya, Artistic Director of FELT in studio 311, performance at 2pm
Claudia Claremi in room 406, 11am – 3pm with project Memoria de las frutas, visitors are able participate of the artists piece and research by share their memories with fruits from their home countries as migrants to NYC
Lisa Hanson in Studio 514, 11am – 3pm
Patricia Cazorla and Nancy Saleme in Studio 407, 11am – 3pm

Exhibitions on view:
Curator: Tara Rhoda
Artists: Sabrina Merayo-Nuñez
Date: September 29th – November 15th
Gallery: 3rd Floor Project Spacehttps

Dada las Circunstancias
Curator: Silvia Benedetti
Artists: Valerie Brathwaite, Gabriel Chaile, Livia Corona, Renata del Riego, Pierre Dumont, Patricia Esquivias, Dolores Furtado, Lucy Mullican, Margarita Mora, Gabriela Vainsencher, and Christian Vink
Date: September 29th – October 29th 2023
Gallery: Abrazo Gallery

Entre la tragedia y la belleza, ¿qué hacer?
Curators: Bel Falleiros, Fernanda Mello, Elizabeth Velazquez, Renata Cruz and Lina Puerta
Participating artists: Bel Falleiros, Fernanda Mello, Elizabeth Velazquez, Renata Cruz and Lina Puerta
Dates: August 18th – October 28th, 2023
Gallery: LES Gallery

Gallery hours: weekly 11am-7pm

English & Spanish | Seating Available | Gender Neutral Restrooms Available

The Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center Inc. (The Clemente) is a Puerto Rican/Latino cultural institution that has demonstrated a broad-minded cultural vision and a collaborative philosophy. While The Clemente’s mission is focused on the cultivation, presentation, and preservation of Puerto Rican and Latino culture, it is equally determined to operate in a multi-cultural and inclusive manner, housing and promoting artists and performance events that fully reflect the cultural diversity of the Lower East Side and the city as a whole.

The Clemente offers 46 subsidized visual arts studio spaces, some single, some multi-occupant, and some rotating, and 12 studio/offices for not-for-profit performing arts and educational organizations, also subsidized. The Clemente also offers artist residences, fellowships, and exhibitions, all accessible through open calls and collaborative partnerships with art collectives and cultural organizations.