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Clare Gallery


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The Clare Gallery is a not-for-profit professional exhibition gallery located in the Franciscan Center for Urban Ministry. Clare Gallery exhibitions, receptions, and artist lectures are free and open to the public. The Clare Gallery Committee promotes the arts through its exhibits and educational programs which focus on world religious, interfaith, and social justice themes.


Committee members promote the Gallery by generating written and visual publicity materials; setting up and taking down exhibits; providing hospitality at receptions; coordinating scheduling with other parish ministries; researching art and artists for exhibits; and coordinating the Gallery's finances and fundraising opportunities.

Clare Gallery hours are from:

  • 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; 
  • 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Fridays;
  • 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturdays and
  • 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Sundays.

Free parking is available directly across from the Church and Urban Center, and the facility is handicapped accessible.

Current Exhibit:

Aspirations and Limitations: Artwork by Hall High School Students: January 19–March 18, 2016. The Clare Gallery is pleased to present Aspirations and Limitations: Artwork by Hall High School Students. The exhibition features artistic works dealing with questions of identity and cultural expectations placed on students by themselves and others. The exhibition presents painting and mixed media by eight highly creative students. This exhibition is free and open to the public. Please click here for more information. 

Upcoming Events and Programs:

A Panel Discussion and Artist Reception will be held on Sunday, January 24th, from 11:30 am–1:30 pm where many students will discuss their concepts and processes. Siena Kremidas curated the exhibition and was instrumental in providing the leadership to the artistic group. (Snow date is Sunday, January 31st, 11:30 am–1:30 pm.)