Operated by St. Joseph's Historic Foundation. Hayti was once one of America's most successful African American (African-American) marketplaces and neighborhoods, and was named in admiration of the independent island nation. The Center features works and artifacts, visual arts display galleries, a dance and community meeting space. Exhibitions of traditional and contemporary art by local, regional and national African American artists. This center also houses the Annette Lewis Phinazee African American Archives and Resource Center including the William Tucker collection devoted to works by African American authors and illustrators of children's books. The St. Joseph Performance Hall, located in the 1891 brick sanctuary that includes a stained-glass portrait of Washington Duke, offers a variety of performances.
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