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September 2023

In Class with Dr. George: Defining Moments in South Florida History

September 12 @ 1:00 pm - October 10 @ 3:00 pm
HistoryMiami Museum, 101 West Flagler Street
Miami, 33130 United States
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Dr. George, wearing a blue pinstripe suit, burgundy striped tie, and white shirt stands in front of a gallery of black and white archival images against a gray wall.

Tuesdays starting September 12th Class Schedule: Sept 12thClass Introduction & The Area’s Early HistoryDowntown Miami Metromover TourSept 19thThe Homesteading Era & Incorporation and the Early Years of the City of MiamiTropical Dreams Highlights TourSept 26thBoom/Bust, Economic Depression, and WarHighlights from the Lynn and Louis Wolfson II Florida Moving Image Archives at MDCOct 3rdThe Post-War BoomMiami Riverwalk TourOct 10thThe Emergence of an International CityLummus Park Neighborhood WalkClass schedule is subject to change. Delve into the history of Miami and South Florida…

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Sold Out – Cemetery Series: Woodlawn Park North Cemetery Walking Tour

September 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
A view of a green sign that reads "Woodlawn Park Visitors Welcome." A cemetery and headstones can be seen in the background.

Explore the history of one of the oldest cemeteries in Miami – Woodlawn Park North Cemetery – with HistoryMiami Museum’s Coordinator of Education Programs and Community Engagement, Ingrid E. Argueta and Resident Historian, Dr. Paul S. George. Reflect upon the lives of internationally recognized figures including Manuel Artime, a leader of the Bay of Pigs Invasion; Cuban-Exile leader Jorge Mas Canosa; and former Cuban and Nicaraguan presidents interred at the cemetery. In partnership with Caballero Rivero Woodlawn North Members: $25,…

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October 2023

Stiltsville & Key Biscayne Cruise with Dr. George

October 22 @ 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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Black and white image of Miami City Cemetery entrance sign; metalwork script with "Miami Cemetery" can be seen in the center of the image with trees in the background.

Cemetery Series: Annual Miami City Cemetery Walking Tour

October 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Connect with the past on a walking tour of the Miami City Cemetery with HistoryMiami Museum’s Coordinator of Education Programs and Community Engagement, Ingrid E. Argueta, and its Resident Historian, Dr. Paul S. George. Founded in 1897, just a year after the city’s incorporation, this historic graveyard is a monument to so many of the people who helped shape the early history of the Magic City. Hear stories of notable Miami residents, including the civil rights leader Reverend Theodore Gibson,…

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November 2023

Graphic reads "HistoryMiami's 7th annual CultureFest 305. Celebrating what makes Miami, Miami."

CultureFest 305 2023

November 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
HistoryMiami Museum, 101 West Flagler Street
Miami, 33130 United States
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Immerse yourself in the magic of our city at HistoryMiami Museum’s seventh annual CultureFest 305, a folklife festival celebrating what makes Miami, Miami! Where else can you experience Afro-Cuban batá drumming, enjoy mariachi music, marvel at dances of Argentina and Serbia, and sample Haitian cuisine, all in one day? Experience this and even more at this free festival highlighting the Magic City’s rich cultural diversity. Connect to your community during this jam-packed afternoon and explore the sights, sounds, and flavors…

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Cemetery Series: Pinewood Cemetery Walking Tour

November 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
View of a tree covered cemetery with mulch covering the ground. A black historical marker with the words "Pinewood (Cocoplum) Cemetery)" stands in the center.

Explore the history of Pinewood Cemetery, the oldest cemetery south of the Miami River, with HistoryMiami Museum’s Coordinator of Education Programs and Community Engagement, Ingrid E. Argueta, and its Resident Historian, Dr. Paul S. George. Located in the City of Coral Gables, this rural graveyard dates back to the late 1800s and is the final resting place of more than 200 settlers. Learn how local residents are working to restore this once forgotten cemetery. Ticket includes complimentary pass to HistoryMiami…

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December 2023

Workshop: Self-Defense Taekwondo

December 2 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
HistoryMiami Museum, 101 West Flagler Street
Miami, 33130 United States
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Sangwon Jeong stands in a fighting stance with one fist in front of his chest and another in front of his body.

Using the foundation of Taekwondo techniques, Master Sangwon Jeong will teach basic self-defense skills during this family-friendly workshop. The first hour of the class (2:30 – 3:30) will be for children ages 7+, and adults will participate in the last hour of the workshop (3:30 – 4:30).   Adults $25, Children $15  Members receive a $5 discount  Click to RSVP In partnership with the Miami-Dade County Asian-American Advisory Board.  Supported by the National Endowment for the Arts.  AccessibilityTo request materials in…

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Moon Over Miami River Cruise with Dr. George

December 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
view of the Miami River from a boat

Cruise along the Miami River with HistoryMiami Museum’s Resident Historian, Dr. Paul S. George. Reflect upon the history of Downtown Miami – from early indigenous peoples known as the Tequesta to the settlers on the river who once called this area home. Learn stories of nearby archaeological sites and see hidden neighborhoods. Water and soda service included in ticket price. Additional light snacks and drinks available for purchase from Island Queen Cruises. Ticket includes complimentary pass to HistoryMiami Museum. Members:…

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