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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:

  • Metanoia, a dramatic series of paintings by artist Richard Harden. The series consists of more than fifteen paintings that question the human condition through metaphorical associations. This exhibition is free and open to the public and extends from March 20–May 4, 2014. A reception will be held on Thursday, April 24th, from 5:30–7:30 p.m. At the reception, Harden will discuss his undying search for universal meaning and imagery in the struggles and resurrection of the human condition.