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It’s all in the Bag! New Sensory Backpacks at HistoryMiami Museum Help Make Museum Experience one for Visitors of All Abilities

MIAMI (September 12, 2018) –  One in 20 children in the U.S. is diagnosed with a sensory processing disorder, according to the Star Institute for Sensory Processing Disorder, so the need for spaces that reduce sensory overload is growing.  HistoryMiami Museum is working toward answering that call by providing families tools and resources to help facilitate […]

HistoryMiami Museum preserves historic projector from the former Miami Science Museum

MIAMI (August 23, 2018) –HistoryMiami Museum, a Smithsonian Affiliate in Downtown Miami, announced today the revolutionary Spitz projector that brought the galaxy to Miami audiences for decades at the former Miami Science Museum is now on view at HistoryMiami. The beloved giant Spitz Model B Space Transit Projector is one of only 12 made and consists […]

HISTORYMIAMI MUSEUM’S NEW EXHIBITION FEATURES ‘STREET TRADITIONS’ THAT MAKE MIAMI UNIQUE

MIAMI (February 8, 2018) – HistoryMiami Museum’s South Florida Folklife Center, a division committed to documenting, presenting,  and supporting local traditional arts and culture, will be launching its exhibition, Avenues of Expression: Street Traditions in Miami, with the support of the National Endowment for the Arts. This one-of-a-kind exhibition will launch with an opening reception on Friday, March […]

HISTORYMIAMI MUSEUM TO HOST LARGEST MAP FAIR IN THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE FOR 25th YEAR

MIAMI (January 19, 2018) – The Miami International Map Fair, the longest continuously running map fair in the world, will return to HistoryMiami Museum February 3-4, 2018. Now in its 25th year, the map fair draws over 35 leading map dealers from across the globe will gather to exhibit and retail an unparalleled selection of original antique maps, charts, town […]

HISTORYMIAMI MUSEUM DONATES 100% OF ADMISSION PROCEEDS TO HURRICANE RELIEF

Miami – HistoryMiami Museum, located in downtown Miami, is proud to announce it will be partnering with the United Way of Miami-Dade to assist in hurricane relief efforts. From September 20 through October 1, HistoryMiami will donate 100 percent of each museum admission ticket to Operation Helping Hands, United Way’s partnership with the Miami Herald/el Nuevo […]

HISTORYMIAMI MUSEUM NAMES RENOWNED MORGAN STANLEY DIRECTOR, CANDIDO VIYELLA, NEW MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

MIAMI,  HistoryMiami Museum is pleased to announce Candido Viyella, has been appointed as a board member of the Board of HistoryMiami Museum, the premier cultural institution committed to gathering, organizing, preserving and celebrating Miami’s history as the unique crossroads of the Americas. In this role, Viyella will work with the HistoryMiami board, staff and supporters of the […]

MEMORYLAB EXHIBITION SET TO OPEN MARCH 9, 2017

HistoryMiami Museum, a Smithsonian Affiliate and the premier cultural institution celebrating Miami’s history, has partnered with the Lynn and Louis Wolfson II Florida Moving Image Archives at Miami Dade College, and Obsolete Media Miami (O.M.M) to present MemoryLab, a gallery-based “laboratory” for examining the captivating concept of memory. The exhibition will be open to the public, March 9 through April […]

HISTORYMIAMI HOLDS 24TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL MAP FAIR

MIAMI (January 23, 2017) – The Miami International Map Fair, the longest continuously running map fair in the world, will return to HistoryMiami Museum February 3-5, 2017. Over 35 leading map dealers from across the globe and the United States, including some from Florida, will gather to display and retail an unparalleled selection of original antique maps, charts, town […]

HISTORYMIAMI MUSEUM BRINGS BACK FLAMINGO BALL TO HIALEAH PARK

HistoryMiami Museum  will be swinging back to the 1920s with its inaugural Gatsby-themed Flamingo Ball at Hialeah Park on Saturday, January 14th, 2017. The Flamingo Ball, named after the beautiful birds that inhabit Hialeah Park’s infield lake, was first held in 1965 on the eve of the Flamingo Stakes horse race at the racetrack. After a lapse of […]

HISTORYMIAMI’S MIAMI STREET PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL OPENS FOR ART BASEL WEEKEND

HistoryMiami Museum, a Smithsonian Affiliate located in the heart of downtown Miami, will capture photography lover’s hearts during Art Basel Week by hosting one of the most popular art events in recent years: the Miami Street Photography Festival.  Now celebrating its 5th anniversary, the Miami Street Photography Festival features world-class photographers, exhibitions, lectures, workshops, photo walks, and […]

NEW EXHIBITION TO OPEN ON THE 100TH BIRTHDAY OF FAMED MIAMI ARCHITECT ALFRED BROWNING PARKER

The Discipline of Nature: Architect Alfred Browning Parker explores his work over his legendary 60-year career in Florida MIAMI –  HistoryMiami Museum is proud to announce its upcoming exhibition, The Discipline of Nature: Architect Alfred Browning Parker, which will examine the 60-year career of the famed Miami architect whose organic tropicalist designs made him a regional leader and a […]

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