Commemorating Nicole Smith: Gallerist, Curator, Visionary

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Join the Haitian American Museum of Chicago (HAMOC) for a panel and community discussion on the legacy of Nicole Smith. About this event This program will discuss the life and work of the late Nicole Smith, an artist from Haiti and the first Black Woman to own an art gallery in Downtown Chicago. Using the […]

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Virtual Tour of the Haitian American Museum of Chicago

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The Haitian American Museum of Chicago (HAMOC) is the realization of a dream by its co-founder, Elsie Hernandez. Since 2012 the museum has hosted a wide array of programs and exhibits showcasing Haiti’s rich culture and art as well as its complex history. Enjoy a virtual tour with a Q&A session to follow. Presented by […]

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Sanctuary: A Haitian Passport and the Holocaust

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Join Historian Dr. Cranston Knight for his monthly lecture via Zoom with special guest Artist Robert Sutz, presented by HAMOC. About this event Half a million Jews lived in Germany in 1933, primarily in Berlin. Nevertheless, as political power changed as a result of Nazism, a wave of Jewish emigration began. The new Regime quickly […]

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A Promise Kept

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Join Historian Dr. Cranston Knight for his monthly lecture via Zoom presented by HAMOC About this event Haiti became the first free Black country in 1804. But their resiliency and desire to free all from slavery did not stop there. Simón Bolívar, born in Venezuela, became to be one of the greatest liberators of his […]

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General Toussaint Louverture vs. Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte

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Join HAMOC's monthly Scholar Series featuring King Kevin Dorival About this event General Toussaint Louverture and Emperor Napoleon served their respected countries during the same time period... but who was the greater leader? Greater statesman? Greater hero? How are they both represented today? Hear from friend of HAMOC's King Kevin Dorival on this topic and […]

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