Haitian American Museum of Chicago-HAMOC

Haitian American Museum of Chicago-HAMOC This is the first Haitian American Museum Located in the Midwest. We are a non-profit organization that has began drawing the attention of locals and artist.
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We are located on the north side of Chicago IL. PROMOTE HAITIAN ART, CULTURE AND HISTORY

We are located on the north side of Chicago IL. PROMOTE HAITIAN ART, CULTURE AND HISTORY

Operating as usual

09/09/2021

‼️Meet Chi Chi, HAMOC’s new Administrative Assistant‼️ PLUS, get a look into the HAMOC Boutique 🇭🇹

09/09/2021

‼️Are you ready to join the HAMOC team?‼️With a generous grant from the Ga***rd and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, HAMOC has a PAID position open for a Collection Specialist. ✅ See comments for the full job description! ✅

‼️SEPTEMBER NEWS‼️There are a lot of great things happening at HAMOC this month including:1. The HAMOC Boutique is NOW O...
09/03/2021

‼️SEPTEMBER NEWS‼️There are a lot of great things happening at HAMOC this month including:
1. The HAMOC Boutique is NOW OPEN!
2. Our next program with Dr. Knight is coming up on 9/29
3. HAMOC is hiring! We are looking for a Collection Specialist to document and catalog our collections.
Find more info and links in our bio!

09/01/2021

‼️$7,155‼️That is how much we have raised together to directly support families in Haiti. Thank you ALL for your generosity and willingness to help out during these difficult times.

🇭🇹MESI ANPIL, THANK YOU VERY MUCH!🇭🇹

08/27/2021

🇭🇹MESI ANPIL🇭🇹
WOW! Over $6000 raised to directly support families in Haiti effected by the recent earthquake.
🌟Can you help us reach $7,000?!🌟 Donation link in bio!

08/25/2021

‼️THERE IS MUCH WORK TO BE DONE‼️
A video from Picot and surrounding areas in Camperrin recorded by our friends in Haiti. Received 8/24/21.
🇭🇹YOU CAN STILL HELP🇭🇹 HAMOC continues to raise funds for families in Haiti. We have made our $5k for 5 families ($1k each). Every additional $1k after will help us support another family!
🌟Donation here: https://www.gofundme.com/f/emergency-for-haiti 🌟 Mesi anpil! Thank you very much!

*all rights reserved, HAMOC 2021*

A Tuesday morning read from Haitian American White House Deputy Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre 🇭🇹https://www.bet.com...
08/24/2021
Crisis in Haiti: White House Deputy Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre Outlines the U.S. Aid Effort

A Tuesday morning read from Haitian American White House Deputy Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre 🇭🇹

https://www.bet.com/news/global/2021/08/21/haiti-us-response-karine-jean-pierre-biden-administration.html?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=news_tab&utm_content=algorithm

With the incredible devastation in the Caribbean nation, the Biden administration has launched a significant effort toward recovery and stability.

‼️WE DID IT, THANK YOU DONORS‼️Together, we have exceeded our goal of raising $5,000 in emergency relief funds! This mon...
08/20/2021

‼️WE DID IT, THANK YOU DONORS‼️
Together, we have exceeded our goal of raising $5,000 in emergency relief funds! This money will go directly to 5 families in Haiti and support them during these difficult times. 🇭🇹We couldn’t have done this without YOU!🇭🇹
The GoFundMe will remain open until Aug 31 if you would like to donate

‼️WE DID IT, THANK YOU DONORS‼️
Together, we have exceeded our goal of raising $5,000 in emergency relief funds! This money will go directly to 5 families in Haiti and support them during these difficult times. 🇭🇹We couldn’t have done this without YOU!🇭🇹
The GoFundMe will remain open until Aug 31 if you would like to donate

🇭🇹THANK YOU DONORS🇭🇹We have raised over $3500 for the 5 families HAMOC is supporting with emergency relief funds. ‼️Can ...
08/19/2021

🇭🇹THANK YOU DONORS🇭🇹
We have raised over $3500 for the 5 families HAMOC is supporting with emergency relief funds.
‼️Can you help us reach our $5000 goal‼️ We are almost there!
Mesi anpil, thank you!

✨Donation link in bio✨

🇭🇹THANK YOU DONORS🇭🇹
We have raised over $3500 for the 5 families HAMOC is supporting with emergency relief funds.
‼️Can you help us reach our $5000 goal‼️ We are almost there!
Mesi anpil, thank you!

✨Donation link in bio✨

08/18/2021

DONATE NOW: https://www.gofundme.com/f/emergency-for-haiti

‼️WE ARE HALF WAY THERE‼️
Thank you to everyone who has donated to our emergency relief GoFundMe campaign. Together, we are supporting 5 families in Picot, Haiti, a hard hit area from this past weekends 7.2 magnitude earthquake.
🇭🇹Can you help us reach our goal?!🇭🇹

Mesi anpil!

‼️DONATE IF YOU CAN, LINK IN COMMENTS‼️ HAMOC is raising funds to directly support 5 families in the locality of Picot, ...
08/17/2021

‼️DONATE IF YOU CAN, LINK IN COMMENTS‼️
HAMOC is raising funds to directly support 5 families in the locality of Picot, Haiti, a hard hit area of the earthquake, $1000/family.
🇭🇹Can you help us reach our goal?🇭🇹 Every dollar makes an impact. 100% of funds will be split between the families.
✨$3,535 to go✨

‼️DONATE IF YOU CAN, LINK IN COMMENTS‼️
HAMOC is raising funds to directly support 5 families in the locality of Picot, Haiti, a hard hit area of the earthquake, $1000/family.
🇭🇹Can you help us reach our goal?🇭🇹 Every dollar makes an impact. 100% of funds will be split between the families.
✨$3,535 to go✨

PLEASE DONATE IF YOU CAN: https://www.gofundme.com/f/emergency-for-haitiA statement from the Haitian American Museum of ...
08/15/2021

PLEASE DONATE IF YOU CAN: https://www.gofundme.com/f/emergency-for-haiti

A statement from the Haitian American Museum of Chicago (HAMOC) on the earthquake in Haiti. Please reach out to the museum with any questions.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 773-213-1869
WhatsApp: 773-213-1869

PLEASE DONATE IF YOU CAN: https://www.gofundme.com/f/emergency-for-haiti

A statement from the Haitian American Museum of Chicago (HAMOC) on the earthquake in Haiti. Please reach out to the museum with any questions.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 773-213-1869
WhatsApp: 773-213-1869

ICYMI: Current exhibiting artist @swahrosebush and the HAMOC team participated in the @exploreuptownchi ‘s Uptown 2nd An...
08/12/2021

ICYMI: Current exhibiting artist @swahrosebush and the HAMOC team participated in the @exploreuptownchi ‘s Uptown 2nd Annual Uptown Art Week at the amazing @chicago_market this past weekend! Swah showcased her work, did a live painting session, and lead a fun art activity for guests. It was a great time full of creativity and community!

‼️Due to the recent uptick of COVID-19 and its variants in the City of Chicago, the organizers of Hip H'Opera For Haiti!...
08/12/2021

‼️Due to the recent uptick of COVID-19 and its variants in the City of Chicago, the organizers of Hip H'Opera For Haiti! have decided to pivot the event to a virtual setting‼️

Please join us this Friday, August 13 from 7pm - 8pm Central via Zoom
for a virtual screening of Cazale: A Polish Haitian Connection, a documentary made in Cazale, Haiti by Paul Grajnert and HAMOC.

Zoom link in bio (will go live Friday at 7pm Central)

Can’t make it? Text “CAZALE” to 41444 to Donate Now!

‼️Due to the recent uptick of COVID-19 and its variants in the City of Chicago, the organizers of Hip H'Opera For Haiti! have decided to pivot the event to a virtual setting‼️

Please join us this Friday, August 13 from 7pm - 8pm Central via Zoom
for a virtual screening of Cazale: A Polish Haitian Connection, a documentary made in Cazale, Haiti by Paul Grajnert and HAMOC.

Zoom link in bio (will go live Friday at 7pm Central)

Can’t make it? Text “CAZALE” to 41444 to Donate Now!

‼️NEW EVENT ADDED‼️Join Dr. Mario LaMothe (@mario.lamothe) in this critical conversation surrounding the struggle, disco...
08/10/2021

‼️NEW EVENT ADDED‼️Join Dr. Mario LaMothe (@mario.lamothe) in this critical conversation surrounding the struggle, discomfort, and benefits that emerge from documenting activist responses to the national policing of same-sex desire in Haiti. You don’t want to miss this! 🇭🇹🇭🇹🇭🇹
Registration link in bio! All proceeds help HAMOC continue bringing guest lecturers to the museum!

‼️NEW EVENT ADDED‼️Join Dr. Mario LaMothe (@mario.lamothe) in this critical conversation surrounding the struggle, discomfort, and benefits that emerge from documenting activist responses to the national policing of same-sex desire in Haiti. You don’t want to miss this! 🇭🇹🇭🇹🇭🇹
Registration link in bio! All proceeds help HAMOC continue bringing guest lecturers to the museum!

‼️WE DID IT‼️ The museum is excited to announce that we have been chosen as a 2021 recipient of @chicagodcase ‘s CityArt...
08/05/2021

‼️WE DID IT‼️ The museum is excited to announce that we have been chosen as a 2021 recipient of @chicagodcase ‘s CityArts Grant!!! DCASE has been a long time supporter of HAMOC and with this grant will help us continue to uplift and promote Haitian art, culture and history! YAY!!! 🇭🇹🇭🇹🇭🇹

Got plans this weekend? NOW YOU DO! Come see HAMOC and current exhibiting artist @swahrosebush this SUNDAY, August 8 fro...
08/04/2021

Got plans this weekend? NOW YOU DO! Come see HAMOC and current exhibiting artist @swahrosebush this SUNDAY, August 8 from 10am - 12pm at the @exploreuptownchi Art Fair! We will be at the Chicago Market (4620 N Broadway), right under the Wilson Red Line stop! Come check out all of the local artist, organizations and vendors! See you then!

Got plans this weekend? NOW YOU DO! Come see HAMOC and current exhibiting artist @swahrosebush this SUNDAY, August 8 from 10am - 12pm at the @exploreuptownchi Art Fair! We will be at the Chicago Market (4620 N Broadway), right under the Wilson Red Line stop! Come check out all of the local artist, organizations and vendors! See you then!

‼️Can you help support the children of Cazale, Haiti?‼️ HAMOC has teamed up with @redapplekitchens for a night for all o...
08/03/2021

‼️Can you help support the children of Cazale, Haiti?‼️ HAMOC has teamed up with @redapplekitchens for a night for all of us to come together and raise funds to send educational materials to Cazale, Haiti. HAMOC has already sent over two dozen boxes of books… think about what we could send next!

Featuring a special menu of Haitian/Polish cuisine and a live performance by @k.f.jacques !

You don’t want to miss this! Ticket link in bio!

We are THRILLED to announce that HAMOC has been named a recipient of the @gddonnelley ‘s new “Broadening Narratives” gra...
07/27/2021

We are THRILLED to announce that HAMOC has been named a recipient of the @gddonnelley ‘s new “Broadening Narratives” grant, a groundbreaking collections initiative that illuminates underrepresented stories! We are one of only five in Chicago to receive this grant, which will help fund a Collection Specialist position and document our vast Haitian collection. HAMOC will also be making the collection available to the public through this grant!

Congrats to the other four Chicago recipients: @honeypotchicago @explorenmma @southsidehomemovies and @uicnursing !

07/23/2021

‼️NEW VIRTUAL EXHIBIT‼️ Check out the new collaborative exhibit between HAMOC & AYITI Gallery NOW LIVE! This exhibit speaks on the resiliency of Haiti and its people through the eyes and work of four Haitian painters who have used their platforms to demand change. Link in comments!

‼️NEW WINDOW EXHIBIT‼️ HAMOC is proud to be partnering with @inc_instituto and displaying “Germscapes: Edgewater”, the t...
07/20/2021

‼️NEW WINDOW EXHIBIT‼️ HAMOC is proud to be partnering with @inc_instituto and displaying “Germscapes: Edgewater”, the third installment of the city-wide display of “Germacapes: Refuge”, a temporal public art initiative in response to the idea of “refuge” as with the COVID-19 lockdowns and opening restrictions across the world. Check the link in our bio for more information!

Recently, Lake Shore Drive was renamed Jean Baptiste Point DuSable Lake Shore Drive, honoring the Haitian Founder of Chi...
07/20/2021
A deeper look into Chicago's founder Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable

Recently, Lake Shore Drive was renamed Jean Baptiste Point DuSable Lake Shore Drive, honoring the Haitian Founder of Chicago. But who was DuSable? Check out this video to learn more: https://abc7chicago.com/dusable-lake-shore-drive-museum-chicago-new-name-jean-baptiste-point/10889520/

With the renaming of Lakeshore Drive to Jean Baptiste Point DuSable Lake Shore Drive, we take a deeper look into who this Chicago founder was and what he contributed to the city.

Unfortunately, the Julyteenth event tomorrow has been cancelled. Please visit the museum during regular hours: Sunday, T...
07/15/2021

Unfortunately, the Julyteenth event tomorrow has been cancelled. Please visit the museum during regular hours: Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 12pm - 6pm.

Unfortunately, the Julyteenth event tomorrow has been cancelled. Please visit the museum during regular hours: Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 12pm - 6pm.

🇭🇹JULY EVENTS ARE HERE🇭🇹 Join us in-person and virtually this month as HAMOC continues to uplift Haitians everywhere! Ju...
07/13/2021

🇭🇹JULY EVENTS ARE HERE🇭🇹
Join us in-person and virtually this month as HAMOC continues to uplift Haitians everywhere!

Julyteenth: A Toast to DuSable!
Friday, July 16, 5pm - 7pm Central
FREE EVENT! No Registration Needed
In-Person at HAMOC
4654 N Racine Ave

A Promise Kept
Thursday, July 22, 6pm - 7pm Central
FREE EVENT! Register in bio
Virtual Presentation via Zoom

General Toussaint Louverture vs. Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte
Friday, July 30, 5pm - 6pm Central
FREE EVENT! Register in bio
Virtual Presentation via Zoom

See you soon!

A statement from the Haitian American Museum of Chicago (HAMOC) on the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse.
07/07/2021

A statement from the Haitian American Museum of Chicago (HAMOC) on the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse.

A statement from the Haitian American Museum of Chicago (HAMOC) on the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse.

HAMOC will be closed on Sunday, July 4. Have a great weekend!
07/02/2021

HAMOC will be closed on Sunday, July 4. Have a great weekend!

HAMOC will be closed on Sunday, July 4. Have a great weekend!

HAVE YOU HEARD?! The City of Chicago will be renaming Lake Shore Drive to Jean Baptiste Point DuSable Lake Shore Drive. ...
07/02/2021

HAVE YOU HEARD?! The City of Chicago will be renaming Lake Shore Drive to Jean Baptiste Point DuSable Lake Shore Drive. This is an HISTORIC moment in Chicago history. Let's all lift up the Haitian Founder of Chicago!

Join Black Heroes Matter (DuSable) in celebrating this victory!

TOMORROW 7/3 12pm (noon) @ Grant Park Petrillo Music Shell (Columbus Dr x Jackson Blvd)

See you there!

HAVE YOU HEARD?! The City of Chicago will be renaming Lake Shore Drive to Jean Baptiste Point DuSable Lake Shore Drive. This is an HISTORIC moment in Chicago history. Let's all lift up the Haitian Founder of Chicago!

Join Black Heroes Matter (DuSable) in celebrating this victory!

TOMORROW 7/3 12pm (noon) @ Grant Park Petrillo Music Shell (Columbus Dr x Jackson Blvd)

See you there!

WE 💙❤️ OUR HAMOC SUPPORTERS! 🇭🇹 Here are some fun pictures of the museum’s newest apparel items being worn by friends of...
07/01/2021

WE 💙❤️ OUR HAMOC SUPPORTERS! 🇭🇹 Here are some fun pictures of the museum’s newest apparel items being worn by friends of HAMOC. These individuals are from Chicago, Colorado and Arkansas. Wow!
Keep an eye out for new apparel (and other) HAMOC items coming soon! 🇭🇹

FREE EVENT! Register here -> https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sanctuary-a-haitian-passport-and-the-holocaust-tickets-1576968...
06/16/2021

FREE EVENT! Register here -> https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sanctuary-a-haitian-passport-and-the-holocaust-tickets-157696800375

Happening THIS SUNDAY JUNE 20 from 2pm - 3pm Central Time, join the Haitian American Museum of Chicago (HAMOC) with Dr. Cranston Knight and special guest artist Mr. Robert Stuz for a conversation on how Haiti was refuge for Jewish families' during the Holocaust.

You don't want to miss this important conversation!

FREE EVENT! Register here -> https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sanctuary-a-haitian-passport-and-the-holocaust-tickets-157696800375

Happening THIS SUNDAY JUNE 20 from 2pm - 3pm Central Time, join the Haitian American Museum of Chicago (HAMOC) with Dr. Cranston Knight and special guest artist Mr. Robert Stuz for a conversation on how Haiti was refuge for Jewish families' during the Holocaust.

You don't want to miss this important conversation!

Celebrate Summer at HAMOC! We are busy behind the scenes with so many amazing things happening. Here’s a little glimpse ...
06/10/2021

Celebrate Summer at HAMOC! We are busy behind the scenes with so many amazing things happening. Here’s a little glimpse into what’s been happening the first few weeks of summer:

Image 1: One of our newest volunteers ChiChi has cataloged all of our in-house collections!

Image 2: Our Curriculum Team is finishing up the FIRST and ONLY curriculum centering the Haitian Founder of Chicago, Jean Baptiste Point DuSable

Image 3-4: HAMOC received another donation of images from Haiti in the 1980s! Absolutely beautiful!

Image 5: The flyer for the upcoming June 20 program on Haiti and the Holocaust. This is a FREE event! Link in comments!

Thank you to all of our supporters! Stay tuned for more exciting updates!

‼️EVENT ADDED‼️ This month Dr. Knight is joined by Artist Robert Sutz for a conversation on Jewish immigration to Haiti ...
06/02/2021

‼️EVENT ADDED‼️ This month Dr. Knight is joined by Artist Robert Sutz for a conversation on Jewish immigration to Haiti during the Holocaust. Sutz has won many awards for his work to preserve the likenesses and stories of Holocaust survivors, including his Life Masks (pictured here). You do not want to miss this POWERFUL event! Q&A immediately following. Registration link in bio!

06/01/2021

HAPPY JUNE! HAMOC has extended the date for the Haitian Raffle to June 15! There’s still time for you to enter! Check the comments for the link! Good luck!

‼️NEW IN PERSON EXHIBIT‼️ Come check out our newest exhibit by first-time exhibiting, Haitian American women artist @swa...
05/25/2021

‼️NEW IN PERSON EXHIBIT‼️ Come check out our newest exhibit by first-time exhibiting, Haitian American women artist @swahrosebush ! 🇭🇹 Her art speaks on her experience as a Haitian American and the memories and feelings of the world around her. You don’t want to miss this!

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4654 N Racine Ave
Chicago, IL
60640

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Becoming a member is easy. A yearly fee of $30.00 will give you free entry to special events, a free HAMOC t-shirt, and an annual calendar of events. Come visit HAMOC and receive the flyer with more information!

Opening Hours

Tuesday 12pm - 6pm
Thursday 12pm - 6pm
Friday 12pm - 6pm
Sunday 12pm - 6pm

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(773) 213-1869

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First-ever "Haitian-Cuban Blues Photo Exhibit" opens Aug. 4. It runs until Sept. 28. More than a dozen framed pictures of Chicago blues musicians with Haitian-Cuban "changui" counterparts will be on display from historic cities like Baracoa, Guantanamo, Santiago de Cuba, Havana and New Orleans. Our free event is sponsored by Columbia College's Center for Black Music Research and Haitian American Museum of Chicago, 4654 N. Racine, Sat., Aug. 4, 6 p.m to 8 p.m. We're serving wine, cheese and "changui" (blues). Please join us.
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Thanks for the great experience today teaching these kids about their birth country.