Haitian Ambassador to the United States visits Syracuse
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) -- The Haitian Ambassador to the United States made a visit to The Community Folk Art Center in Syracuse on Saturday afternoon.
He was the special guest at a reception for the Center's latest Art Exhibition: "The Idea of Modernity in Haitian Contemporary Art."
The artwork by Philippe Dodard showcases the rich history and vibrant art scene in Haiti.
Organizers hope the display shifts the focus from poverty and instability to the re-birth and growth of their country.
"We're trying to promote Haiti in a different way, so the idea of Haitian art is a way of showcasing a different side of Haiti," said His Excellency Ambassador Paul G. Altidor.
The exhibit runs every Tuesday through Saturday until December 7, 2013 and its free for the community.
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