Les Jacmeliens: Contemporary Art of Haiti
December 6 and December 8, @ 7pm-10pm
Haitian Heritage Museum- Design District
4141 NE 2nd Ave
Miami, FL 33137
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Art Basel Exhibition -Bridge to Haitiâ€™s Art Revival – With the three year mark of the Haiti earthquake approaching, the tides are moving towards revitalizationâ€¦through bricks & mortar, and even the culture of its people, undeniably Haitiâ€™s greatest natural resource. Jacmel, often described as Haitiâ€™s most beautiful city and one of the countryâ€™s tourist destinations, is perhaps the place of hope where an art revival is also leading to the countyâ€™s revitalization. During this yearâ€™s Art Basel celebration, the â€œLes Jacmeliens: Haiti Contemporary 2012â€ art exhibition bridges Haitiâ€™s renowned Arts District in Jacmel Haiti with the Arts District of Miami.
â€œLes Jacmeliens: Haiti Contemporary 2012â€ debuts a group exhibition that will feature works by various Haitian artists from Haiti â€“ Seide, Dodard, Mathieu, Benjamin and Mevs – The exhibition unveils with an opening VIP reception at the Haitian Heritage Museum.
Art lovers will be intrigued by the artistâ€™s unique expressions that celebrate the shifting tides in Haiti, its Arts scene and itâ€™s impact in the Diaspora. This platform will bring the countryâ€™s artistic players to the forefront of Miamiâ€™s bustling arts movement. The exhibition is being featured at the Haitian Heritage Museum located at 4141 NE 2nd Avenue, Suite 105C Miami Design District.
Haitian Heritage Museum has partnered with International curator Michele Frisch, the Director of MUPUNAH (MusÃ©e du Pantheon National Haitien) and the Consulate General of Haiti in Miami to present this yearâ€™s contemporary exhibition.
For more information on the opening reception for â€œLes Jacmeliens: Haiti Contemporary 2012,â€ please contact the Haitian Heritage Museum at (305) 371-5988.If you love Soul Of Miami, please consider leaving a testimonial.
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