Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, the Clair Oliver Gallery announced a move from its Chelsea location to a new home in Harlem, with space currently under construction.
They will follow a list of galleries who recently relocated to Harlem including Gavin Brown’s enterprise, FACTION Art Projects, and Ki Smith Gallery, and they are added to a list of prominent existing Harlem Galleries that include Essie Green Galleries, The Wallach Gallery at Lenfest Center of Columbia University, Hunter East Harlem Gallery, Taller Boriqua, Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI)I + more, and museums and research centers like The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, with continuous art exhibitions, installations and events; the newly opened Africa Center and, while we wait for the Studio Museum in Harlem to complete construction on its new building, Studio Squared ~ The Studio Museum in Harlem pop-up on West 127th Street; The Museum of the City of New York and El Museo del Barrio. Within the next few years, Harlem will also receive a new arts and culture center with the completion of what was the Victoria Theatre. And the list continues to grow, along with film, music, performing arts, and art in public parks and places.
The Claire Oliver Gallery has a history of promoting emerging and mid-career artists. The new Harlem location will be located at 2288 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Blvd., between 134-135th Streets. The space is currently under construction. Follow the progress on Instagram.