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February 2024

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15th Annual Presidential Symposium –Civil War and Immigration

February 24 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
HistoryMiami Museum, 101 West Flagler Street
Miami, 33130 United States
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While the Civil War erupted over—and ultimately brought about the destruction of—domestic slavery, it was fought on the battlefield not only by black and white American-born soldiers, but also by hundreds of thousands of foreign-born immigrants. By enlisting to save the Union, these new arrivals affirmed their loyalty to their adopted country. In turn, the war and its tremendous loss of life encouraged President Abraham Lincoln to expand immigration from Europe to fill the depleted ranks of both the military…

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March 2024

Performance: Dancing Across the Regions of Panama

March 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free
The full dance ensemble poses for a photo in various traditional costumes. There are 22 members and the group is comprised of both men and women.

HistoryMiami's artist-in-residence, Ballet Folklórico Aires Panameños will take you on a journey through Panama’s coasts, mountains, cities, and towns. Through a variety of folk dances, you will explore traditions from regions across Panama and learn about the different cultures and ethnicities that contribute to the country’s incredible diversity. Come join us for this special presentation of dance, history, and heritage! Supported by the National Endowment for the Arts.  AccessibilityTo request materials in accessible format, sign language interpreters, and/or any disability…

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Free Family Fun Day: Celebrating Women!

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
HistoryMiami Museum, 101 West Flagler Street
Miami, 33130 United States
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Free
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Join us on the second Saturday of each month from 10am to 5pm, with activities from 11am to 4pm, for free things to do, learn, and experience with the whole family! Spend the afternoon exploring the history and culture of our vibrant city. Celebrate the incredible achievements of women on International Women’s Day! Take a tour of our permanent exhibition as we shine a light on the remarkable women who played a pivotal role in creating and shaping our Magic…

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View of a hiking trail surrounded by green trees and wild shrubbery. A mulched patch is seen in the center with some sky peeking out behind the trees. Image courtesy of GMCVB/miamiandbeaches.com

Arch Creek Park Walking Tour

March 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Celebrate Florida Archaeology Month with a tour of Arch Creek Park and Museum! Designated as a State of Florida archaeological site over 50 years ago, Arch Creek Park is home to a natural limestone bridge once used by Indigenous peoples and early settlers. Reflect upon the importance of this site to the story of Miami as you navigate through the park’s tropical hardwood hammock.  Ticket includes complimentary pass to HistoryMiami Museum. Members: $25, Non-Members: $35 Featured Speakers: Ingrid E. ArguetaCoordinator…

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84th Annual Membership Meeting  

March 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
HistoryMiami Museum, 101 West Flagler Street
Miami, 33130 United States
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Members meeting in the south building lobby at HistoryMiami Museum.

Join us for the ultimate museum experience!   Get ready to dive into a whirlwind of discovery at our 84th Annual Membership Meeting!   Explore, learn, and meet each museum department and uncover the magic happening in every corner! From captivating exhibits to groundbreaking research, there's something to ignite your curiosity at every turn. Get an exclusive peek into the heart of your museum!  Indulge in delightful light bites, refreshments, and enjoy an ice cream as you mingle with fellow history enthusiasts…

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April 2024

Historic Downtown Miami Walking Tour

April 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
HistoryMiami Museum, 101 West Flagler Street
Miami, 33130 United States
Aerial image of Downtown Miami. Skyscrapers, streets, and Biscayne Bay are in view. Photo courtesy of the GMCVB – http://MiamiandBeaches.com

Relive the past with HistoryMiami Museum’s Coordinator of Education Programs and Community Engagement, Ingrid E. Argueta and Resident Historian, Dr. Paul S. George, as you delve into the history of Downtown Miami. Walk along historic Flagler Street; view examples of the city’s early architecture; and reflect upon the area’s earliest known inhabitants, the Tequesta, as you view the Miami River. See downtown scenes and notable landmarks as you learn about the ever-changing history of this metropolitan city. Ticket includes complimentary…

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Free Family Fun Day: Architectural Wonders 

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
HistoryMiami Museum, 101 West Flagler Street
Miami, 33130 United States
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Parent and child playing with building blocks.

Join us on the second Saturday of each month from 10am to 5pm, with activities from 11am to 4pm, for free things to do, learn, and experience with the whole family! Spend the afternoon exploring the history and culture of our vibrant city. Learn about Miami’s unique architectural history with a special tour of our permanent exhibition Tropical Dreams A People’s History of South Florida. Discover some of Miami’s prominent architectural features designed for our subtropical weather. Take part in our…

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Stiltsville & Key Biscayne Cruise

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
View of yellow wooden A-frame stiltsville house on the flats of biscayne bay.

Join HistoryMiami Museum’s Resident Historian, Dr. Paul George, as he recounts the history of Biscayne Bay. Discover the storied past of Stiltsville, a series of colorful wooden houses built on the flats of the bay and located inside Biscayne National Park. Known in the 1940’s, 50’s and 60’s as a playground for the wealthy and well-connected, Stiltsville was once home to the now infamous Crawfish Eddies and Bikini Club. Learn how this once vivacious community on stilts dwindled down to…

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Hands-on-History presented with ASL

April 27 @ 11:00 am - 2:45 pm
HistoryMiami Museum, 101 West Flagler Street
Miami, 33130 United States
Museum staff with collection items presented to visitors.

Guided Tour: Tropical Dreams: A People's History of South Florida11:00 am and 2:00 pm Explore the history of South Florida on a tour of Tropical Dreams: A People’s History of South Florida. View highlights from the exhibition including Tequesta artifacts from the Miami Circle to a 1920s trolley. Facilitated by a Museum Educator, weekend highlights tours are included with museum admission and are available for groups of nine or less. Approximately 40-minutes. ASL Interpretation will be available during the program.…

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May 2024

Miami Shores Walking Tour

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 am
View of a one-level home in Miami Shores. The house sits on a green lawn with two palm trees against a blue sky. Courtesy of GMCVB/miamiandbeaches.com

Explore the history of Miami Shores with City Tours Guide, John Bachay. Once advertised as “America’s Mediterranean,” this village on the bay is home to architectural gems that speak to the area’s boom period construction. View homes that are locally and nationally designated historic landmarks. Enjoy a special look inside of one of the historic buildings in the neighborhood. Tour will include a visit to Brockway Memorial Library. Ticket includes complimentary family pass to HistoryMiami Museum. Member Rate: $25, Non-Member…

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