Preserving Haiti's Creative Spirit: The Art Center Since 1944

The Centre d'Art celebrates its 80th anniversary today, marking a long history of commitment to the visual arts in Haiti. Founded in 1944 by Dewitt Peters, the Centre has played a crucial role in the development and promotion of Haitian art over the decades.

Jean Junior Celestin
Par Jean Junior Celestin
14 May 2024 | Lecture : 3 min.

This May 14, 2024, marks the 80th anniversary of the Centre d'Art. To commemorate this occasion, the institution's executive director, Allenby Augustin, announced on Magik 9 that the Centre will organize a major exhibition in October 2024, tracing the Haitian artistic creation throughout these years.

"This exhibition will highlight the richness and diversity of Haitian artistic creation over the years, offering visitors an immersion into the history and evolution of the visual arts in the country," he explained on


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