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Vivant Art Gallery and Noyes Museum teams up to celebrate Haiti

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February 6, 2011 Category: Local Posted by:

Guest curator at the Noyes Museum: Florcy Morisset

 

Beginning this past January, as an ongoing commitment to the people of Haiti and the belief that art knows no boundaries, The Noyes Museum of The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey and Vivant Art Collection are hosting special events and exhibitions to celebrate the art of Haiti.

 

The tragic earthquake that struck Haiti in January 2010 and the continuing devastation has moved us all deeply. The Noyes Museum of Art has been compelled to take action, to get to the heart of the matter through art. In August 2010, four Museum representatives (including Florcy Morisset of Vivant Art Collection – Cultural Art Gallery) embarked on a seven day, grassroots expedition as part of H.E.A.R. T. (Haiti Emergency Art Relief Team). The team worked with children ages 2-18, to engage them in art activities-providing supplies and hope for the future.

 

SPECIAL EVENT

 

H.E.A.R.T. of Haiti Benefit Party- Thursday February 10, 2011 || 6pm – 8 pm

Warm up with Caribbean-style cuisine, a cash bar featuring our signature cocktail and live entertainment. Reserved Tickets are $20, price includes admission, one free drink ticket, food and music.

To reserve your tickets today: call 609-652-8848 or email [email protected].

All proceeds go to “Let the Children Center” and FAVAJ Children’s Camps in Port Au Prince, Haiti.

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

Noyes Museum – Heart of Haiti || Jan 10-Mar 27, 2011

Haitian art is language and life. It is visual expression in it most potent form. Whether political or devotional Haitian art is the essence of a people, it is their collective spirit. Presented are several of Haiti’s well known masters and country’s acclaimed emerging artists. The exhibition is co-curated by Florcy Morisset of Vivant Art Collection in Philadelphia.

 

Noyes Museum – Haiti Through Our Eyes || Feb 1-March 31, 2011

While in Haiti in August, the Noyes Museum’s Haiti Emergency Art Relief Team engage children in art activities in which they created paintings, story books and photographs. This exhibition presents the journey of the Noyes Museum team in photographs and the idea that art knows no boundaries.

 

Atlantic City Airport ArtPort- The Art by the Children of Haiti || January- March 2011

Art is a way of life in Haiti. This artwork created by the children of Haiti from “Let the Children Center” celebrates the country’s vibrant art culture and the children’s uninhibited creativity.

 

About – The Noyes Museum of Art was founded in 1983 to collect, preserve, and exhibit American fine and folk art, with an emphasis on New Jersey artists and folk art forms, reflecting the area’s traditions, history, landscape, and culture. The Noyes Museum of Art is located near Atlantic City in Oceanville, New Jersey. The Hammonton satellite gallery opened in late 2008. The mission of the Hammonton location is to provide additional exhibition space to area artists, market the main museum in Oceanville, NJ and to showcase the museum’s permanent collection. For more information, please call (609) 652-8848 or visit www.noyesmuseum.org.

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