Canon Art Gallery: A Treasured Collection of Haitian Art


Despite political, economic and natural upheavals during much of Haiti’s history, Haitians have developed a unique culture, with art and music that speaks to the expressiveness, vitality and indomitable spirit of the people of this small island nation. This exhibition highlights the stunning private collection of Carlsbad resident, Lawrence Kent. Featuring more than 45 works of art from the 1940s to the present, the Kent collection illustrates the diverse and distinct characteristics of Haiti’s visual traditions and the wide variety of its creative expression produced generations apart.

When: Feb. 11 – April 15

Where: Cannon Art Gallery, Carlsbad City Library, 1775 Dove Lane

Admission: Free.


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