MIAMI – The Historical Museum of Southern Florida, Sustain-a-Village and the Urban Tour Host will host a reading and book signing reception for The Story of Little Haiti featuring its Pioneers by author David C. Brown, M.A. on January 11, from 7pm-9pm.
Featured in the book are the pioneers of Little Haiti (1965-1979) that built the South Florida community over the past 40 years, documenting the history of Miami’s Haitian community with sketches by artist Willer Fils Aime.
The evening will also feature select paintings from the exhibition, Celebrations of Little Haiti by Alexandra Barbot, a panel discussion with some of the pioneers of Little Haiti, live entertainment and food.
Admission to this event is free.
The Historical Museum of Southern Florida is known for telling the stories of South Florida and the Caribbean. The museum promotes understanding of the past in order to inform the present and create a better quality of life.
It is home to a permanent exhibition gallery and a special gallery with several changing exhibitions each year. In addition, the museum houses a Research Center, a non-circulating library, archives, and store, which offers a unique array of Florida-themed books and gifts.
The Historical Museum is located downtown Miami at the Miami-Dade Cultural Center, located at 101 West Flagler Street.