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HistoryMiami Museum opens acclaimed FloodZone exhibition on October 15

Anastasia Samoylova’s photographic collection visually captures the impact climate change has on human behavior. – FloodZone, a climate-inspired exhibition boasting a 47-piece collection, opens October 15 at HistoryMiami Museum.  Created and curated by Miami’s own Anastasia Samoylova, it will fittingly have its most impressive and largest display to date in her residential hometown. Her art is acclaimed […]

“Its a Miami Thing: Highlights from our collection” Exhibition opens July 29 to Celebrate Miami’s 125th Birthday!

Objects provide a window into Miami’s history: Tequesta Artifacts, John James Audubon Prints, Walter Mercado Cape, Seminole Doll     Unearthed Tequesta artifacts from 800 A.D., naturalist James Audubon prints, and famous gender non-conforming astrologer Walter Mercado’s cape all headline the newest HistoryMiami Museum exhibition, It’s a Miami Thing: Highlights from Our Collection. These treasures will be on […]

“THIS IS MIAMI” mural painted by three Miami-based Caribbean artists kicks off Caribbean-American heritage month

HistoryMiami Museum joins forces with Rosie Gordon-Wallace and Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubator to launch project that opens to public June 5 HistoryMiami Museum  and  curator  Rosie  Gordon-Wallace of Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubator (DVCAI) invited the public to celebrate Caribbean-American Heritage Month by experiencing the community’s newest mural, “This is Miami.” A vibrant and bold 130-foot long panoramic piece, the mural graces the entrance of the Museum and highlights Miami’s link to […]

HistoryMiami Museum to showcase rare images of Muhammad Ali in new photo gallery

Muhammad Ali in Miami: Training for the “Fight of the Century” opens February 25 Muhammad Ali versus Joe Frazier was billed as the “Fight of the Century” and, in preparation for the March 8, 1971 bout, Ali spent time in Miami Beach training at the famed 5th Street Gym. One-of-a-kind photos chronicling his preparations will […]

Longest Running and Largest Map Fair in the Americas starts tomorrow…online

HistoryMiami Museum Hosts the 27th Annual Miami International Map Fair, February 10-14 In partnership with Collectible Events, HistoryMiami Museum is proud to announce The Miami International Map Fair, the longest continuously running map fair in the world, will be going digital February 10-14, 2021. Over 30 leading map dealers from across the globe and the United States will gather online to display and retail […]

HistoryMiami Museum joins Smithsonian Magazine’s 14th Annual Museum Day

(September 13) MIAMI- HistoryMiami Museum, located in the heart of Downtown Miami, will open its doors free of charge on Saturday, September 22, 2018, as part of Smithsonian magazine’s fourteenth annual Museum Day Live!, a national celebration that represents a commitment to providing access, equity, and inclusion. Smithsonian recognizes the extraordinary power of museums, and other cultural institutions, […]

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 […]


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 […]


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 […]

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