LANE Cohort / National Partner
The Hayti Heritage Center / St. Joseph's Historic Foundation, Inc.
The Hayti Heritage Center opened in 1975 under the management of St. Joseph’s Historic foundation. Hayti is a cultural enrichment and arts education facility that preserves and advances the heritage and culture of historic Hayti and the African American experience through programs that benefit the broader community locally, nationally and globally.
The Hayti Heritage Center features an acoustically flawless 400-seat Performance Hall, upper and lower galleries, classrooms, a dance emporium, a community room with kitchen, a board room and offices. In addition to core programs (Bull Durham Blues festival, film festival, Concert Series, Raise A Reader Book fair, Dance and Aerobic Boxing Classes, Jambalaya Soul Poetry Slam), Hayti is available for tours and facility rentals.