The Haitian Heritage Museum (HHM) is a 501c3 organization that is committed to highlighting and preserving Haiti’s rich culture and heritage globally. Our goal is to provide a cultural Mecca for Little Haiti where individuals outside of our community and within our community boundaries can come to enjoy beautiful Haitian art, historic artifacts, ethnic sounds of Haitian music, view Haitian films and enjoy a collection of Haitian literary works.
The Haitian Heritage Museum (HHM) was inspired by the need to link all Haitian people in the Diaspora together. HHM will serve as a catalyst for urban revitalization and will inspire community development and participation in Little Haiti. The development will foster the new emerging identity of Little Haiti, which will promote economic growth and urban vitality. This platform will continue to enlighten and enrich South Florida’s rich dynamics of cultural diversity in the arts.
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The Haitian Heritage Museum Exhibition Series opens cross border dialogues through vibrant artistic expressions from the Diaspora. Featured works frame the conversation on the role that Black Contemporary Artists play in propelling culture that shapes our communities and impact society.
The Haitian Heritage Museum's Video Re-cap of The Richness of Haiti exhibition during the Haitian Heritage Month of May
Students participate in the "What is Culture" workshop by engaging in cultural drumming which is native to Haiti and Africa.
Students visit the Haitian Heritage Museum to experience the "Toussaint Louverture Exhibition" during the Cultural Passport.
Arts Innovation Talk (Arts IT) with international Haitian American Writer Edwidge Danticat with audience at the Haitian Heritage Museum.
Guests at the "A Place for All People"exhibition during the co celebration of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture grand opening.
Guest viewing history exhibition entitled "The Road to Freedom" during Haitian Heritage Month of May.
Month of May
The Month of May is a nationally dedicated period in which special programming for and on behalf of the Haitian Community is implemented by various community groups in the U.S. HHM has celebrated MOM by providing a series of educational and cultural activities such as Exhibits, Artistic performances and Artist Talks, book signings/ lectures by Haitian American authors.
An upgrade to our existing arts and culture educational framework, E-Ayiti expose allows students to utilize technology to engage virtually in multi- disciplinary activities such as seminars, musical presentations, visual arts, and creative writing. Both teachers and students will access digitized museum content, which includes our collections and program materials via videoconferencing, media, and virtual art galleries
Students can also experience HHM’s Arts and History via Cultural passport field trips. Students will be engaged during onsite educational workshops that reflect the subject matter of the current exhibitions.
Bi Annual Exhibitions
In celebration of Art Basel and Art Week Miami in December, the Haitian Heritage Museum presents an annual contemporary visual art exhibition at the Museum located in the heart of the Miami Design District. This exhibit is designed to serve as a platform that showcases Haitian Contemporary Artists in Miami's Design District. HHM also implements an annual Haitian History Exhibition in collaboration with the Museum of the Haitian National Pantheon (MUPANAH) of Haiti to showcase the rich history of Haiti and its impact to the world.
Arts Innovation Talk (Arts IT)
The Arts IT ( Innovation Talks) Series presents an artistic exploration into topics of interest that impact creatives within the Haitian-American community. In addition, this series engages community stakeholders in dialogues about the role of arts, culture and creative industries in a community's socio-economic development.