Selebrasyon! | Libète/Freedom

Haiti Cultural Exchange is proud to announce our Second Biennial Selebrasyon! a festival of Haitian art and culture, showcasing the diversity, beauty and vitality of Haiti and its Diaspora – from the traditional to the modern.

Lakou NOU + Mizik Ayiti!
Thursday, June 23rd

Meet the artists of Lakou NOU at Mizik Ayiti! an evening of Haitian music and dance in Red Hook’s premiere arts space. Presented in collaboration with Pioneer Works, Clocktower Radio, & Radyo Shak.

An n’ Pale| Café Conversation with
Poet Laureate, Danielle Legros Georges
Sunday, June 26th | 3:30pm

Our classic An n’ Pale | Café Conversation with Danielle Legros Georges. A Poet Laureate of the City of Boston and a professor in the Creative Arts in Learning Division of Lesley University, her poems have been widely anthologized.

Selebrasyon! Closing Night
Haitian Flavor X Brooklyn Flow
Thursday, June 30th | 6-11pm

Join Haiti Cultural Exchange for Selebrasyon! Closing Night | Haitian Flavor X Brooklyn Flow, a unique culinary experience presenting the diversity of Haitian fare to New York City. Ten food & beverage vendors will provide samples of their products, followed by two featured chefs who will serve plates of their innovative Haitian cuisine.

Lakou NOU Artist Residency Program

Application Closed

This project will provide four artists of Haitian descent with the opportunity to create and present new work by connecting their skills and talents to four traditionally underserved Brooklyn neighborhoods, home to generations of Haitians and Haitian-Americans: Crown Heights, Canarsie, East Flatbush, and Flatbush.

HCX Collaborations | Creative Aging Program at the Brooklyn Public Library

Haiti Cultural Exchange is pleased to announce a new collaboration with Brooklyn Public Library for community members over 50 years of age, Creative Aging. Teaching artist, Riva Precil, will lead participants on a visual exploration of Haitian arts and culture through painting, collage, mask-making and beading.

HCX | Artist Directory

Introducing the HCX Artist Directory! An online platform showcasing diverse creative talents of the Haitian diaspora. Artists of all disciplines and levels of professional experience are welcome to join the HCX Artist Directory. By joining the directory, you will be part of a network of artists empowering themselves through their art and impacting communities.

HCX | Boutik

Make sure you check out the HCX | Boutik for fantastic items by Haitian artisans based in the US and Haiti! Featured merchandise include masks, mosaic bottles & paintings from Art Creation Foundation for Children in Jacmel, unique tobacco leaf houseware from the Artisan Business Network, Manny’s Sister vèvè totes and hand-dyed scarves, Gade Sa clutches, rare Haitian CDs, DVDs, and much more!

See Our Past Events!

Check out our archives! See event photos and read reviews here.

About Our Programs

We seek to enrich the cultural landscape of New York City by developing, presenting and promoting a wide array of quality visual and performing arts, as well as educational and public affairs programs including:

  • Performing Arts
  • Visual Arts
  • Literary Arts
  • Youth Development
  • Artist Development
  • Public Forums
  • Community Building
  • Resources & Referrals
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