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December 2022

Overtown Community Walking Tour with Rahsaan “FLY GUY” Alexander

12/17/2022 @ 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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January 2023

Sold Out – 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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February 2023

Sold Out – Exploring the Everglades: A Walk Through the River of Grass

02/04/2023 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Free
View of the Everglades. Water flows in the center and has trees on either side; sawgrass can be seen in the distance with a blue sky and white puffy clouds. Image courtesy of GMCVB/miamiandbeaches.com

Join HistoryMiami Museum and Everglades National Park in celebration of the park’s 75th anniversary! Experience this unique landscape on an off-trail hike as you reflect upon the natural environment. Explore how the Everglades inspired a movement to preserve our wetlands and how it has continued to influence art and culture in Miami and beyond. Tour will include a slough slog (wet hike), which will provide a hands-on view of the River of Grass and reveal the hidden world of a…

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March 2023

Stiltsville & Key Biscayne Cruise with Dr. George

03/12/2023 @ 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 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 the…

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April 2023

Sold Out – Design District Discoveries Walking Tour with Dr. George

04/15/2023 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Explore the heart of the Miami Design District with HistoryMiami Museum’s Resident Historian, Dr. Paul George. Learn how the cutting-edge architecture and high-end boutiques evolved from the historic Buena Vista neighborhood. View public art installations, hear about developer Craig Robins, and learn about the neighborhood master plan created by Andres Duany and Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk. Ticket includes complimentary family pass to HistoryMiami Museum. Featured Speaker: Paul S. George, Ph.D.Resident Historian For over three decades, HistoryMiami Museum’s Resident Historian Dr. Paul S.…

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Sold Out – Secrets of Spring Garden Walking Tour with Dr. George

04/23/2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 am

Stroll with HistoryMiami Museum’s Resident Historian, Dr. Paul George, through one of Miami’s most delightful hidden neighborhoods – Spring Garden, located on the north bank of the Miami River. See the house dubbed the Hindu Temple and learn of its unique history in early films. View unforgettable examples of Miami’s early architecture. Ticket includes complimentary family pass to HistoryMiami Museum. Featured Speaker: Paul S. George, Ph.D.Resident Historian For over three decades, HistoryMiami Museum’s Resident Historian Dr. Paul S. George has…

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May 2023

Sold Out: Miami Shores Walking Tour with John Bachay

05/07/2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 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. Ticket includes complimentary family pass to HistoryMiami Museum. Featured Speaker: John BachayCity Tours Guide John is a native of Wisconsin but…

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June 2023

Full Moon Over Miami River Cruise with Dr. George

06/03/2023 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
view of the Miami River from a boat

Enjoy an evening cruise along the Miami River with HistoryMiami Museum’s Resident Historian, Dr. Paul S. George. Reflect upon the history of Downtown Miami, from the Tequesta to the early 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 family pass to HistoryMiami Museum. Featured Speaker:…

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September 2023

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

09/30/2023 @ 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

10/22/2023 @ 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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