Dec. 10 Haitian Metal Art Show

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December 10 Sale of Haitian Metal Art to Benefit Health Programs in Northern Haiti

Saturday, December 10, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Konbit Sante Cap-Haitien Health Partnership is hosting the Second Annual Haitian Metal Art Holiday Sale at the St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress Street on Munjoy Hill.  Haitian artists cut and hammer these beautiful flat sculptures out of recycled oil drums.  Depicting a variety of motifs including trees, birds and other animals, mermaids and angels, as well as scenes from daily life, these artworks are a tribute to the Haitian people’s ability to create beauty in the face of adversity.  Prices range from $15-$120.  All proceeds benefit local nonprofit organization, Konbit Sante.  


Since 2001, Konbit Sante staff and volunteers have worked in collaboration with the Haitian Ministry of health and other partners to build local capacity in all aspects of the health system - from door-to-door community outreach programs, to strengthening community health centers, to improving care at the regional referral hospital.  In Haitian Creole, a konbit is a traditional Haitian method of working together to till your friends’ fields as well as your own - working together toward a common goal.  The word sante means health.  For more information about Konbit Sante-supported programs in community outreach and disease prevention, pediatrics, women’s health, procurement and management of medical equipment and supplies, improvement of water quality at the regional referral hospital and more, please visit