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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.
Grace Before Dying. A powerful photography & quilts exhibition, revealing the innovative in-house hospice program that helped to transform one of the most dangerous maximum security prisons in the U.S. into one of the least violent. Photography by Lori Waselchuk. Quilts crafted by the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola inmate hospice volunteers. Wednesday September 9, 2015 through Sunday, November 1, 2015. Click here for more information.