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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. If you are interested in volunteering, please visit the Clare Gallery website for contact information.

The Clare Gallery’s hours are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, and Sundays from 9 to 11:30 a.m. The Gallery is open to the public, masks are required.

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

Current Exhibit:

The Clare Gallery opens its doors and invites the public to view this fall’s new exhibition “Haiti, Land of Beauty.”  The show will open on October 17 and run to November 30, 2021. The stunning colorful works by Haitian artist, Patricia Brintle, will be presented salon style for maximum effect, immersing the audience in the culture of Haiti.

An hour long virtual artist talk and Q&A will be held on Tuesday, November 16, at 7:00 p.mRegistration is required.