Information about Haiti: Haiti is a Caribbean country that shares the island of Hispaniola with the Dominican Republic to its east. Though it’s still recovering from a 2010 earthquake, many of Haiti’s landmarks dating to the early 19th century remain intact. These include Citadelle la Ferrière, a mountaintop fortress, and the nearby ruins of Sans-Souci Palace, the baroque former royal home of King Henry I. Port-au-Prince is the capital and the largest city with a population of 2,80 million (2020). Read More...

Museums & Heritage

Expressions Galerie D’Art is located in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. It is one of Haiti’s oldest galleries, with a collection of over 10,000 works of art. It was founded 26 years ago with a collection of contemporary Haitian art. The gallery later relocated to larger new premises down the hill of Montagne Noire in Pétion-Ville. During the year, number of individual and group exhibitions are held in the gallery and are open to the public. The gallery is also an active sponsor of the arts and upcoming artists.

The Musée du Panthéon National Haïtien is a museum featuring the heroes of the independence of Haiti and the Haitian history and culture. The museum traces Taínos, Spanish, and a section dedicated to the heroes of independence including silver gun with which Henri Christophe committed suicide and the bell used to announce the independence. It also contains chains of slavery, torture instruments, sculptures and temporary exhibitions of paintings.

Founded in 2004 to commemorate Haiti’s Bicentennial, 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…

The National Museum of Art is in central Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The museum contains pre-Columbian works of art from all over the country.


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