The Museum is Open!
Come visit the Haitian American Museum of Chicago (HAMOC) safely in-person today! We are looking forward to your visit! Thank you for your continued support!
HAMOC Recognizes Juneteenth
Juneteenth commemorates the effective end of slavery in the United States on June 19, 1865.
Read HAMOC Historian Dr. Cranston Knight’s blog post on this important holiday and its connection to Haiti.
Click on the HAMOC Blog post to the right for the full entry.
During the 16th-17th century, needing an inexhaustible workforce, France initiated slavery to attain higher production in both the sugar and coffee trade. Dominating this trade would elevate its standing amount the Great powers of the time and enrich the...
- The Haitian American Museum of Chicago, or HAMOC, exists to promote Haitian art, culture and history in metropolitan Chicago and surrounding communities, nationally and internationally through advocacy, education and supportive services.
A World Away by Swah Rosier
The Haitian American Museum of Chicago (HAMOC) is proud to present first time exhibiting visual artist Swahdreeznya Rosier!
On view, safely, at the museum!
Rosier is an 18 year old Haitian American visual artist from Chicago who enjoys playing with different styles and mediums. In this exhibit are moments of quiet, moments of violence , and moments of contentment. Internal and external moments to represent a land called Haiti that often feels a world away.
Caribbean American Heritage
in collaboration with the Caribbean Association of Midwest America and the Institute of Caribbean Studies
Friday, June 4 2021