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March 2023

Sensory Sunday

03/26/2023 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
HistoryMiami Museum, 101 West Flagler Street
Miami, 33130 United States
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Free
Kids playing with blocks

Join us for a morning at the museum during Sensory Sunday! 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 building block activities,…

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April 2023

Henry Linarez wears a brown shirt and holds his cuatro guitar under his chin while looking down at the instrument

Workshop: Venezuelan Cuatro 101

04/22/2023 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
HistoryMiami Museum, 101 West Flagler Street
Miami, 33130 United States
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Learn from the best during this hands-on cuatro playing workshop with master musician and artist-in-residence Henry Linárez. Whether you are picking up a guitar for the first time or perfecting your skills, he will teach you about the history of this versatile instrument and how to play it!  Enjoy complimentary Venezuelan snacks and refreshments. Instruments provided and beginners welcome. Recommended for ages 10+. Registration required. $10 Members $15 Non-Members Click here to register

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May 2023

Free Family Fun Day: Asian American Heritage

05/13/2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
HistoryMiami Museum, 101 West Flagler Street
Miami, 33130 United States
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Free
Chinese dancers in front of museum building.

Join HistoryMiami Museum and Miami-Dade County Asian American Advisory Board on a celebration reflecting the cultural diversity of Miami’s Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. Enjoy music, craft activities, and more.   In partnership with   Made possible in part with support from Image Credit: Fotonogin 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…

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June 2023

Free Family Fun Day: Once Upon a Time

06/10/2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
HistoryMiami Museum, 101 West Flagler Street
Miami, 33130 United States
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Free
Person reading to children.

Be whisked away on a literary adventure! Let’s have fun with books, connect with local authors, and create your own book. Discover Miami’s own story with a tour of our permanent exhibition Tropical Dreams: A People’s History of South Florida. In partnership with: Image Credit: Fotonogin 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…

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Cultural Encounter: Trinidadian Steel Pan Music

06/17/2023 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us at the panyard, the home and rehearsal space of steel drum ensemble, 21st Century Steel Band! Immerse yourself in the world of Trinidadian steel pan music and tour the space where these instruments are not only played but made. Pan maker and band director Michael Kernahan will demonstrate the process of making pans, which are expertly crafted from oil drums. Enjoy a performance by this master musician, and then try your hand at playing these unique percussion instruments. Registration required.  Location: 14106 SW 142nd Ave, Miami, FL 33186  Members: $15  Non-Members: $20  Click here to register

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July 2023

Mythic Creatures Opening Day Celebration

07/08/2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
HistoryMiami Museum, 101 West Flagler Street
Miami, 33130 United States
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Free
Children looking at giant eagle in museum gallery

Larger than life creatures will fill the galleries at HistoryMiami Museum for our newest exhibition Mythic Creatures: Dragons, Unicorns & Mermaids. The exhibition traces the natural and cultural roots of some of the world’s most enduring mythological creatures from Asia, Europe, the Americas, and even how Miamians embrace their own mythic fantasies.  Organized by the American Museum of Natural History in New York, visitors to the exhibition will come face-to-face with a 17 foot-long dragon with a wingspan of over 19 feet, a giant Kraken sea monster with 12-foot-long tentacles rising from the gallery floor, and a…

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August 2023

Free Family Fun Day: Pirates and Sea Monsters

08/12/2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
HistoryMiami Museum, 101 West Flagler Street
Miami, 33130 United States
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Free
Two female pirates with children at the museum.

Ahoy landlubbers and sea mates alike! Come onboard and sail away with us on a thrilling adventure. Discover and learn about the fantastical world of sea monsters and pirates on our voyage through time. Join us if ye dare in the most mysterious of ocean journeys — from the scaly sea serpent to the legendary Kraken and even the alluring sirens themselves. Join local author Marie Ketsia Theodore-Pharel at 1pm and 2pm for a reading of her book A Fish…

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September 2023

Free Family Fun Day: Celebrating Korean Culture

09/09/2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Free
Children doing Taekwondo

Explore Korean cultural traditions with us! Immerse yourself in Korean culture through cuisine, music, craft activities, storytelling, language learning, and more. Enjoy a demonstration and workshop by HistoryMiami Museum's artist-in-residence, Taekwondo Master Sangwon Jeong, and learn about this Korean form of martial arts. Schedule of Activities 12:00 – Music performance by rising star opera singer Young-Kwang Yoo 1:00 – Taekwondo demonstration by Master Sangwon Jeong and World Class Martial Arts 2:00 – Taekwondo workshop with Master Sangwon Jeong 2:30 – Taekwondo workshop…

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Sold Out – Sensory Sunday

09/24/2023 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free
child playing with blocks in a dimly lit room.

The Museum is committed to providing inclusive experiences for all visitors and we are excited to welcome you to this special program series.  Sensory Sundays are designed for families of children, teenagers, and young adults who are neurodiverse, on the autism spectrum, have sensory processing disorders, or cognitive disabilities. We provide inclusive experiences for the whole family!  Explore our permanent exhibitions at your own pace and join us for a touch tour of our traveling exhibition Mythic Creatures: Dragons, Unicorns and Mermaids.…

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October 2023

Free Family Fun Day: Fables and Fairytales 

10/14/2023 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
HistoryMiami Museum, 101 West Flagler Street
Miami, 33130 United States
Free
Children smiling with face painting

Join us on the second Saturday of each month from 10am to 5pm, with activities from 11am to 4pm, for free things to do, learn, and experience with the whole family! Spend the afternoon exploring the history and culture of our vibrant city. Unveil countless dark secrets and come face to face with some of the most magnificent monsters and legendary beasts ever to walk the earth. Discover the world of colossal krakens, mysterious dragons, and enchanting unicorns with activities…

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