The Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural & Educational Center is pleased to announce the 26th edition of Open Studios on Saturday, May 20, 4–8pm and Sunday, May 21, 2–6pm.

This year’s Open Studios weekend will feature five floors of visual and performing arts, with over 46 artist studios and six organizations. In addition, the fifth iteration of Public Spaces Open Studios (PSOS2023) — juried by María del Carmen Carrión — will feature work from 16 artists, such as Manuel Acevedo, Ophelia Arc, Jennie Booth, Kiani Ferris, María-Elena Pombo, Lucia Warck-Meister, and more! 

Throughout the weekend, enjoy participatory programming like free art-making activities with Cool Culture, the Capoeira Festival from Afro Brazil Arts, poetry readings from FELT Theater, and film screenings as part of the Kabayitos Microcinema Film Festival. All events are free and open to the public with an RSVP.

Visit for the full weekend schedule and RSVP here.

Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural & Educational Center
107 Suffolk Street, New York, NY 10002

Participating Artists
Hector Marín-Arias, Jan Baracz, Itziar Barrio, John Benton, F. Douglas Blanchard, Radek Brousil, Brian Buckley, Linda Byrne, Natalia de Campos, Cazorla + Saleme, Paul Clay, Susanna Coffey, Elisabeth Condon, Steve Ellis, Inka Essenhigh, Jeanette Farrow, Kate Finneran, Flloyd, David Friedman, Linda Griggs, Allen Hansen, Kylie Heidenheimer, Victoire Inchauspé, Sue Jeong Ka, David Kagan, Tine Kindermann, Lisa Lebofsky, Chang-Jin Lee, Ace Lehner, Liliya Lifanova, Wayne Liu, Bill Massey, Alfredo Marin, Jen Mazza, Matahambre (Rita Indiana and Noelia Quintero, with guest artists Raúl Recio and Gerardo Claderón Juliá), Julio Monsalve, Pablo Monsalve, Steve Mumford, Mario Naves, Laura Nova, Selime Okuyan, Libby Paloma, Nicole Parcher, Norte Maar Mural Collective, Mark Power, Marylea Quintana, Seward Ryan, Pal Smet (Paul Smith), Flavia Souza, Lola Stanton, Sherman J. Sussman, Thiago Szmrecsanyi, nikki terry, Miguel Trelles, Suzanne Varni, Melanie Vote, Amy Westpfahl, Kemar Keanu Wynter

Participating Organizations
ABC No Rio Zine Library
LES Studio Program (Artists Alliance Inc.)
Mark DeGarmo Dance
NY Mindful Capoeira Academy
Arts for Art

Public Spaces Open Studios Exhibition
Manuel Acevedo, Ophelia Arc, Jennie Booth, Brian Buckley, Katie Cercone, Kiani Ferris, Andrew Glass, Dalit Gurevich, Sue Jeong Ka, Emily Linares, Hector Marin, Linda Mittel, Julio Monsalvo, Sabrina Merayo Nuñez, Nicole Parcher, Maria Elena Pombo, Marylea Quintana, Margaret Roleke, Mollie Serena, Paul Smith, Flavia Souza, Lucia Wark-Meister, Fina Yeung