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December 2022

Free Family Fun Day: Picturing Community

December 10 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
HistoryMiami Museum, 101 West Flagler Street
Miami, 33130 United States
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Free
Family looking at images hanging on the wall.

Photography has the power to inspire people and convey a message. Learn how Miami can inspire you. Bring your camera and join a walking tour of Downtown Miami at 11am. Take part of our gallery tour of CAPTURE: A Portrait of the Pandemic featuring images taken by Rahsaan “Fly Guy” Alexander at 1pm. Enjoy craft activities, story time, traditions, and much more. Walking tour is 45 minutes long. Participants can sign up upon arriving to the museum on Saturday, December…

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Overtown Community Walking Tour with Rahsaan “FLY GUY” Alexander

December 17 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
View of a mural in Overtown on a side of a building. The mural includes the words, "Center for Black Innovation" in black lettering and "Greetings from Overtown." Depictions of local sites and people are included inside the lettering of the latter phrase.

Reflect upon the work of Rahsaan “FLY GUY” Alexander, photographer and curator of CAPTURE: A Portrait of the Pandemic, on a walk through historic Overtown. Learn about this important and vibrant community. See scenes featured in the exhibition as you explore Rahsaan Alexander’s process in bearing witness to and memorializing the events of 2020 and its impact on the people of this community. Ticket includes complimentary family pass to HistoryMiami Museum. Featured Speakers: Rahsaan "FLY GUY" Alexander For the better…

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Kids playing with blocks

Sensory Sunday

December 18 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
HistoryMiami Museum, 101 West Flagler Street
Miami, 33130 United States

Join us for a morning at the museum during our new Sensory Sundays! The Museum is committed to providing inclusive experiences for all visitors and we are excited to welcome you at the museum for this special program series. Designed for families of children, teenagers, and young adults with disabilities who are neurodiverse, on the autism spectrum, or have sensory processing disorders or cognitive disabilities, Sensory Sundays provide a sensory inclusive experience during your visit to the Museum. Enjoy story…

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January 2023

History in the Grove Walking Tour

01/07/2023 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free
View of The Barnacle, a two-story wooden house with an orange shingled roof. A green lawn leads up to the house. Courtesy of GMCVB/miamiandbeaches.com

Celebrate Coconut Grove’s 150th anniversary with HistoryMiami Museum and Coconut Grove Business Improvement District! Explore the history of the Grove, the land across from the light, with the museum’s Coordinator of Education Programs and Community Engagement, Ingrid E. Argueta and Resident Historian, Dr. Paul S. George. Hear accounts of some of the Grove’s early settlers, including E. W. F. Stirrup and Mariah Brown, the Beasley, Frow, and Pent families, and of Dr. Horace Porter, whose opening of a post office…

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Free Family Fun Day: Sounds of Venezuela

01/14/2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
HistoryMiami Museum, 101 West Flagler Street
Miami, 33130 United States
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Free
Family with music instruments

Immerse yourself in the sounds, flavors, and traditions of Venezuela! Enjoy bilingual music presentations by artist-in-residence the Henry Linárez Ensemble as well as craft activities, hands-on music making, cuisine, storytelling, and much more, all inspired by Venezuelan culture. Family Fun Days are from 10am to 4pm, with activities from 11am to 3pm. Family Fun Day programming is subject to change without notice. Family Fun Days are possible with the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, the Cultural…

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Sip of History: Bearing Witness

01/17/2023 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
HistoryMiami Museum, 101 West Flagler Street
Miami, 33130 United States
Free
Black and white photograph of protestors in Downtown Miami. One holds a sign that reads, "racism is a pandemic."

Sip of History delves into South Florida’s past and present through moderated conversation with artists, activists, and community stakeholders from a variety of disciplines. Hosted by a HistoryMiami staff, each conversation will explore a different topic centered on the diverse stories of our local communities. Each conversation will be paired with a Miami inspired cocktail created by author, Mixologist, and Brugal 1888 Brand Specialist Gabriel Urrutia. Join us for a special evening with Rahsaan “FLY GUY” Alexander, photographer and curator…

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Member Event: 14th Annual Presidential Symposium – Florida and the Civil War

01/22/2023 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
HistoryMiami Museum, 101 West Flagler Street
Miami, 33130 United States
War fight scene

Museum Members: Free Non-Members: $25 University Students (with school ID) $10 When most Americans think of the Civil War, Virginia battlefields or Sherman’s march through Georgia likely come to mind. But Florida, one of the first states to secede, played several key roles in the war. A hotbed of slavery, it was the site of a bitterly contested federal fort, its vast coastline proved nearly impossible for the Union to blockade, and it saw an important battle – Olustee –…

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February 2023

Free Family Fun Day: History Fair

02/11/2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
HistoryMiami Museum, 101 West Flagler Street
Miami, 33130 United States
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Free
People looking at project board displays

In partnership with The Division of Academics, Department of Social Sciences, HistoryMiami Museum is hosting this school year’s History Fair for Florida History Day. The 2022–2023 theme is Frontiers in History. Middle and Highschool age students will be presenting their projects in one of the following categories: paper, exhibit, performance, documentary, or website.  Enjoy a guided tour at 1pm with our Miami Stories Coordinator Catherine Farmer of our exhibition Stories of Resistance from Black Miami: From Civil Rights to BLM. Family Fun…

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Casa Crea Conversations: Mental Health in Creative Communities

02/25/2023 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
HistoryMiami Museum, 101 West Flagler Street
Miami, 33130 United States
Free
Photo collage of people seated participating in art making activities. In the center, a sign reads, "Casa Crea."

Join HistoryMiami Museum and Casa Crea for an afternoon of art making and conversation. Starting with a panel discussion and culminating with a live figure drawing session led by Paola Vales. Enjoy a live music presentation and learn about ways to support creatives in our community. Casa Crea is a safe space for artists of all mediums and walks of life to come together and practice their diverse crafts in peace. They host biweekly artist meet-ups across South Florida to…

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March 2023

Free Family Fun Day: A Hip Hop Birthday Party!

03/11/2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
HistoryMiami Museum, 101 West Flagler Street
Miami, 33130 United States
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Free
Girl holding drawing

Hip Hop is turning 50! Party with HistoryMiami and PATH, Inc. Explore the world of Hip Hop through PATH’s Black Book Project and learn about 5 decades of Hip Hop in 5 minutes. Try your hand at a graffiti mural, breakdancing, crafts, story time activities and much more! In partnership with: PATH uses Hip Hop culture and education to advance scholarship, service-learning, leadership and entrepreneurship across cultures and generations. This project is made possible with the support of the Miami-Dade…

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