Haiti's Treasures: Out of the Rubble

  • 2012
  • TV Show
  • None

Examining a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and Haitian government to save and restore artworks that were damaged in the devastating 2010 Haitian earthquake. Included: volunteers salvage artworks from the ruins of public museums, private galleries and toppled cathedrals.

Coaxing Art Out of Cut Metal
04:07 — Symbols of Haitian voodoo, nature and Christianity are cut and pounded into oil drums as Haiti's artists transform mundane objects into remarkable art (more…)
Recovering Thread by Thread
03:12 — Tedious canvas restoration helped Haitian artist Jean Menard Derenoncourt through the loss he suffered during Haiti's devastating earthquake. From: H (more…)
Recovering Thread by Thread
02:17 — Tedious canvas restoration helped Haitian artist Jean Menard Derenoncourt through the loss he suffered during Haiti's devastating earthquake. From HA (more…)

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  • Premiered: December 11, 2012
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: Examining a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and Haitian government to save and restore artworks that were damaged in the devastating 2010 Haitian earthquake. Included: volunteers salvage artworks from the ruins of public museums, private…

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