Welcome to our new website for The Jacmel Arts Center. Explore the site to learn more about all that we have going on. View work from our artists, read the latest news on our blog, find out how you can get involved, and more!
“Art is Education. It enriches the spirit of a person.” Art is, in fact, the only education that Ernst Payen has ever had. As a child, his mother died when he was just 9 and he never knew his father. He spent a short time attending preschool and was even a sponsored child through Plan … Continue reading April Artist of the Month – Ernst Payen
This Friday, the 26th, Join us at Sant d’A Jakmel for our Carnaval des Artistes! The program will be packed with all of the best music, dance, and theater that Jacmel has to offer. The night will be capped off with a battle between two of Jacmel’s favorite rara bands, Fresh Stil and Bel Plezi. … Continue reading Carnaval des Artistes 2018
“Art isn’t something that you just do for a day, it is a lifetime journey that you have to decide to follow if you don’t want to lose yourself.” This is how Obelto Desire allows his art to guide him and it has led him on a journey from the mountains of LaMontagne where he … Continue reading January Artist of the Month – Obelto Desire
A Letter from the Director: Hello Friends of the Jacmel Arts Center, Those of you who have had the chance to visit the Jacmel Arts Center over this last year or sometime in the past have witnessed first-hand just what an iconic institution it is for the arts community of Jacmel. Even though we have … Continue reading SOS for SAJ, Save the Jacmel Arts Center