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. We are located on the north side of Chicago IL.
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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. We are located on the north side of Chicago IL. 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!

Come in to see the latest art exhibition in the Haitian American Museum. This exhibition will be on display until April ...
01/10/2020

Come in to see the latest art exhibition in the Haitian American Museum. This exhibition will be on display until April 20th 2020. Make sure to come in before the closing date.
Artist: Joel Maxime Jr.

Family style celebration of Independence Day at HAMOC. Discussed individual Haitian childhood experiences to non-Haitian...
01/02/2020

Family style celebration of Independence Day at HAMOC. Discussed individual Haitian childhood experiences to non-Haitians tasting soup joumou for the first time. Happy New Year 2020!

The Haitian American Museum Invites you to Cindy L. Lys Closing reception on Friday Jan 3rd 6-8p.
12/30/2019

The Haitian American Museum Invites you to Cindy L. Lys Closing reception on Friday Jan 3rd 6-8p.

Fun day at Kizin Creole with wonderful children learning and making soup Joujou.
12/29/2019

Fun day at Kizin Creole with wonderful children learning and making soup Joujou.

A night dedicated to Kompa and Kompa only.Photographer: Romeo Hernandez
12/28/2019

A night dedicated to Kompa and Kompa only.

Photographer: Romeo Hernandez

A night dedicated to Kompa and Kompa only.

Photographer: Romeo Hernandez

Annual HAMOC's Fundraiser 2019Photographer: Romeo Hernandez
12/28/2019

Annual HAMOC's Fundraiser 2019

Photographer: Romeo Hernandez

Annual HAMOC's Fundraiser 2019

Photographer: Romeo Hernandez

Tomorrow 12/29, HAMOC will be promoting its book "Soup Joumou: All For You" at Kizin Creole Restaurant. See you there!
12/28/2019

Tomorrow 12/29, HAMOC will be promoting its book "Soup Joumou: All For You" at Kizin Creole Restaurant. See you there!

Join HAMOC at Kizin Creole from 12-4 pm, promoting its historical children coloring book called: Soup Joujou: All For Yo...
12/28/2019

Join HAMOC at Kizin Creole from 12-4 pm, promoting its historical children coloring book called: Soup Joujou: All For You. Bring the kids.

Count down to New Year 2020. Start the celebration with Haitian Konpa music tonight in Room 43 - 1039 E.43rd St. from 7-...
12/26/2019

Count down to New Year 2020. Start the celebration with Haitian Konpa music tonight in Room 43 - 1039 E.43rd St. from 7-11. All are invited!

Happy Holidays!  Let's start celebrating the new year 2020 the day after Christmas 12/26, 7-11pm with Haitian Konpa. 103...
12/25/2019

Happy Holidays! Let's start celebrating the new year 2020 the day after Christmas 12/26, 7-11pm with Haitian Konpa. 1039 E. 43rd, Bronzeville.

Next week Thursday 12/26 from 7-11 at Room 43 is Konpa Sware (Konpa Night). Learn and dance Haitian Konpa.
12/22/2019

Next week Thursday 12/26 from 7-11 at Room 43 is Konpa Sware (Konpa Night). Learn and dance Haitian Konpa.

Young patrons from the Congo visiting the museum to learn about Haiti.
12/22/2019

Young patrons from the Congo visiting the museum to learn about Haiti.

A new initiative in Chicago for all Haitians and non Haitians. Join us for a monthly gathering to listen and dance to Ha...
12/16/2019

A new initiative in Chicago for all Haitians and non Haitians. Join us for a monthly gathering to listen and dance to Haitian music. Come to Room 43 in Bronzeville on Dec 26 from 7-11pm.

More pictures from today's event. Photos Credit: Romeo Hernandez.
12/15/2019

More pictures from today's event. Photos Credit: Romeo Hernandez.

Artist Cindy Lys talking now about her exhibit " Spiritual Marronage".
12/14/2019

Artist Cindy Lys talking now about her exhibit " Spiritual Marronage".

Artist Talk with Cindy Lys at 3 pm tomorrow.  Meet and greet this Haitian artist from Chicago.
12/14/2019

Artist Talk with Cindy Lys at 3 pm tomorrow. Meet and greet this Haitian artist from Chicago.

Come and listen to one of the Haitian artists from Chicago.  Cindy Lys will talk about her exhibition  " Spiritual Marro...
12/11/2019

Come and listen to one of the Haitian artists from Chicago. Cindy Lys will talk about her exhibition " Spiritual Marronage" this Saturday 12/14. $5.00 Suggested donation welcome.

It's not too late to buy your ticket for tonight's gala. Celebrate with us our 7th year in Chicago. We've shared the ric...
12/06/2019

It's not too late to buy your ticket for tonight's gala. Celebrate with us our 7th year in Chicago. We've shared the rich Haitian art, culture and history. Support us. hamoc.org

Get your ticket before we are sold out!  It is this coming Friday 12/6/2019 at the Newberry Library.
12/03/2019

Get your ticket before we are sold out! It is this coming Friday 12/6/2019 at the Newberry Library.

Celebrate with us on Friday Dec. 6th from 6-10 pm at the Newberry Library. Happy Thanksgiving.
11/29/2019

Celebrate with us on Friday Dec. 6th from 6-10 pm at the Newberry Library. Happy Thanksgiving.

Our next event is on December 6, 2019. It will be a fun evening full of art, music, raffle,  auction, a special guest fr...
11/24/2019

Our next event is on December 6, 2019. It will be a fun evening full of art, music, raffle, auction, a special guest from the Bahamas and much more. Buy your ticket www.hamoc. org

Our next event is this coming Saturday. Come and support this historical reading for an upcoming play "Before Haiti".
11/20/2019

Our next event is this coming Saturday. Come and support this historical reading for an upcoming play "Before Haiti".

Flyer for the Before Haiti Project work-in-progress reading.
11/18/2019

Flyer for the Before Haiti Project work-in-progress reading.

The Haitian community welcomes  Lyonel Trouillot, Haitian author, by the Consul of General of Haiti, Haitian American Mu...
11/16/2019

The Haitian community welcomes Lyonel Trouillot, Haitian author, by the Consul of General of Haiti, Haitian American Museum of Chicago (HAMOC) and the Haitian Book Club. He will be at HAMOC tomorrow from 4-7 pm.

Lyonel Trouillot, well-known Haitian author, will present his newest book on the 16rh. Join us.
11/13/2019

Lyonel Trouillot, well-known Haitian author, will present his newest book on the 16rh. Join us.

This event is sponsored by the Consul General of France in collaboration with the Consul General of Haiti and Hatian Ame...
11/12/2019

This event is sponsored by the Consul General of France in collaboration with the Consul General of Haiti and Hatian American of Chicago (HAMOC). We invite the Haitian Book Club of Chicago to welcome the author to the city and the Chicago Haitian community.

Reception 6-7pm. Haitian food will be served. Participate in the conversation on Haiti and Haitians with Mr. Trouillot. ...
11/09/2019

Reception 6-7pm. Haitian food will be served. Participate in the conversation on Haiti and Haitians with Mr. Trouillot. Join us.

Distinguished Haitian writer Lyonel Trouillot is on tour in the United States, sponsored by Consul General of France.  H...
11/07/2019

Distinguished Haitian writer Lyonel Trouillot is on tour in the United States, sponsored by Consul General of France. He will be at the museum on Nov. 16th. Join us.

11/02/2019

Reminder: Opening exhibit reception today from 5-8 pm. This exhibit by Cindy Lys, Haitian American artist, is one of its kind. You will appreciate aspects of Haitian art, culture, history and the Vodou religion. Join us.

This coming Saturday 11/2  from 5-8 pm is the opening exhibit by Cindy Lys, Haitian American Chicago artist. Join us.
10/31/2019

This coming Saturday 11/2 from 5-8 pm is the opening exhibit by Cindy Lys, Haitian American Chicago artist. Join us.

10/29/2019

Today is International Creole Day. Let us promote and speak with pride our Haitian Creole.

Newest donation to the museum's library  from author John Rice.  Book " The Ghost of Cleopatra" is about Sculptor Edmoni...
10/27/2019

Newest donation to the museum's library from author John Rice. Book " The Ghost of Cleopatra" is about Sculptor Edmonia Lewis.

HAMOC at the Arts in the Dark Parade on State street. Thank you to all the volunteers.
10/19/2019

HAMOC at the Arts in the Dark Parade on State street. Thank you to all the volunteers.

President of the museum attending Haitian Studies Associaton and will talk about Exhibit  Hurricane Matthew.
10/19/2019

President of the museum attending Haitian Studies Associaton and will talk about Exhibit Hurricane Matthew.

Haiti meets Poland at the Polish Museum of America from 7-9 pm tonight. Not too late to join us.
10/19/2019

Haiti meets Poland at the Polish Museum of America from 7-9 pm tonight. Not too late to join us.

Please don't miss our next event at the Polish Museum on October 18.. Join us.
10/09/2019

Please don't miss our next event at the Polish Museum on October 18.. Join us.

Drs Desir from Connecticut with friends from Aurora enjoyed the visit today. It's always great to have visitors from out...
10/05/2019

Drs Desir from Connecticut with friends from Aurora enjoyed the visit today. It's always great to have visitors from out of town. Mesi anpil.

Leve l 2019- Annual Benefit on Dec 6, 2019 from 6-10 pm at the Newberry Library. Please support the museum. Thank you.
10/05/2019

Leve l 2019- Annual Benefit on Dec 6, 2019 from 6-10 pm at the Newberry Library. Please support the museum. Thank you.

Attention: Dance performance today is at the Jane Adams Hull-House Museum 800 S. Halsted from 6-8pm  This program is in ...
09/27/2019

Attention: Dance performance today is at the Jane Adams Hull-House Museum 800 S. Halsted from 6-8pm This program is in partnership with HAMOC and the Jane Adams Hull-House Museum. Join us.

First U.S. tour for the Haitian dancers in Chicago. This free performance will be held at the Jane Adams Hull-House Muse...
09/24/2019

First U.S. tour for the Haitian dancers in Chicago. This free performance will be held at the Jane Adams Hull-House Museum. 800 S. Halsted, Chicago. Residence Dining Hall on Sept.27, from 6-8pm. Light refreshment will be served. Come and enjoy !

HAMOC and other organizations came together today to celebrate Peace Day at the Daley Plaza.
09/24/2019

HAMOC and other organizations came together today to celebrate Peace Day at the Daley Plaza.

09/23/2019

HAMOC is Joining others on Peace Day at the Daley Plaza today from 12-1pm. Please stop by our table..

HAITIDANSCO VISITS CHICAGO FOR ITS FIRST UNITED STATES TOUR!PART OF AN INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL  EXCHANGE WITH LINKS HALL ...
09/22/2019

HAITIDANSCO VISITS CHICAGO FOR ITS FIRST UNITED STATES TOUR!
PART OF AN INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL EXCHANGE WITH LINKS HALL & PROJECT TOOL. WILL BE AT HAMOC THIS FRIDAY SEPTEMBER, 27TH from 6pm-8pm.

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4654 N Racine Ave
Chicago, IL
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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 12:00 - 18:00
Thursday 12:00 - 18:00
Friday 12:00 - 18:00
Saturday 12:00 - 18:00

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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.