We Are Currently Closed to the Public

To help slow the spread of COVID-19, and in accordance with State and Local Public Health guidelines, the museum is closed. Check back here and on our social media for reopening details. Thank you for your continued support!


Join Us in Celebrating our

8th Anniversary!


Leve l roughly translates to uplift in Kreyol, the language of Haiti. Join us in uplifting the museum and the Haitian community in Chicago during our first virtual fundraising gala. Hear from our special guests and performers in a night of camaraderie and celebration. Plus, take part in an online silent auction full of great Haitian art, experiences and opportunities!


Friday December 4, 2020 at 7PM CST

Your ticket purchases and donations will go directly toward helping us recover from our COVID-19 closure and empower programming and exhibitions in 2021. Thank you for the generous support!


  • 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.

Event Spotlight

No True Peace: Scenes from The Before Haiti Project Episode 2

HAMOC is happy to present the second episode of No True Peace: Scenes from The Before Haiti Project by Zachary Baker-Salmon. No True Peace is a video event in celebration of the Battle of Vertieres, a Haitian holiday. The video will showcase monologues and scenes from Baker-Salmon’s upcoming play, working title “The Before Haiti Project.” The play takes place at the end of the 18th century in Saint-Domingue, the French colony that had to die so that the nation of Haiti could live. Q&A with Baker-Salmon to follow the premiere.




Upcoming Events

On The Table: Dr. Cranston Knight

Sunday, November 29, 2020; 2pm CST

Register here! 

Leve l 2020

December 4, 2020; 7pm

Purchase tickets here!