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July 2021

Via Zoom! Kids Ask a Question: All About Pirates

07/10/2021 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

FREE with registration. Register here to receive the Zoom login information. Did you know that piracy began more than 2000 years ago, when sea robbers started flocking around the trading routes? Join us to learn about the pirates that sailed the waters in South Florida and make your very own pirate flag. Craft Materials Scissors Markers or crayons One sheet of 11 x 17 paper, any color Construction paper Program recommended for ages 5 and up. Capacity is limited and available…

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Cultural Encounter: Haitian Food and Folktales

07/11/2021 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join us as we explore cultural traditions that are “so Miami.” Meet the artisans and experts whose crafts, skills, and services make Miami, Miami during these intimate, one-of-a-kind experiences.     Haitian Food and Folktales Sunday, July 11 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM  Location: Little Haiti Cultural Center, 212 NE 59th Terrace, Miami, FL 33137 For Haitian storyteller Ketsia Theodore-Pharel, stories are shared while preparing a meal. During this unique experience, Ketsia will guide you in preparing Haitian dumpling soup while she shares…

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It’s a Members Thing Preview-SOLD OUT

07/29/2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Members, enjoy light bites, cocktails and join a curator-led exhibition highlights tour of It’s a Miami Thing: Highlights From our Collection. Be the first to see the exhibition and learn the stories of some of our most unique artifacts. This is an in-person, Members-Only event, and we are at capacity.   Bring a friend and receive a a HistoryMiami Museum Members tote bag.   Top Image: Letter “B” neon sign (2019.001.088) and door pull (2019.001.087) from Burdines department store on…

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Sold Out – Opening Party: It’s a Miami Thing

07/29/2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In celebration of the City of Miami’s 125th birthday, HistoryMiami invites the community to the exhibition opening of It's a Miami Thing and the unveiling of a "Julia Tuttle, The Mural." It's a Miami Thing features highlights from the museum’s vast collection of artifacts and archival materials. Over the decades, the museum has collaborated with the community to collect, preserve, and share local history, in particular objects that document the uniqueness of our city. It’s a Miami Thing will display…

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August 2021

Sold Out -Illustration Workshop with TRATOS

08/07/2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

This workshop is a 2-part class that will help further your skill by exploring line-work, form, tone and value. With the first being a lesson with Juan Travieso about line-work and different technique to create lines. Followed by a lesson with Katerina Santos on form, tone, and value. Using a simple still life, she will work from observation and show participants how to do a reductive tonal drawing using a charcoal ground and an erasure to create a variety of…

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Canceled – Family Fun Day: Miami’s History

08/14/2021 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

We are excited to welcome you back to our monthly Family Fun Day! Come see our newest exhibition It’s A Miami Thing and enjoy guided tours, story time, and discovery opportunities with our teaching collection carts. Pick up a HistoryMiami craft bag at our make-and-take stations. Join HistoryMiami Museum tour guide T. Wheeler Castillo on a fascinating tour of Downtown Miami’s public art scene. Explore how public art initiatives have transformed Miami’s urban landscape, while bringing the history and culture…

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Cultural Encounter: Traditional Island Eats at Jamaica Kitchen

08/21/2021 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am
Two jamaican patties on a plate and a cup of beer

Join us as we explore cultural traditions that are “so Miami.” Meet the artisans and experts whose crafts, skills, and services make Miami, Miami during these intimate, one-of-a-kind experiences.     Traditional Island Eats at Jamaica Kitchen  Saturday, August 21  10:45 AM – 11:45 AM  Location: Jamaica Kitchen, 8736 SW 72nd St, Miami, FL 33173    Go behind-the-scenes at one of Miami’s most famous spots for Jamaican cuisine. Owned by Cheryl and Anson Chin, a Chinese-Jamaican husband-and-wife team, Jamaica Kitchen is a small restaurant…

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September 2021

Conversation: What Is Miami To You?

09/09/2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Via Zoom. Free with registration. Register here to receive Zoom log-in information. Join artists Rosa Naday Garmendia, Asser Saint-Val, and Izia Lindsay for an informal conversation about the multifaceted identity of Wall’N Mural Collective and how the ever-changing City of Miami inspired their most recent project. Moderated by Rosie Gordon-Wallace Founder, Curator, and Director of Diaspora Vibe Gallery and Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubator. About the artists: Rosa Naday Garmendia is a socially engaged, multidisciplinary artist working with an array of…

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Cultural Encounter: Discover Jai-Alai at The Casino at Dania Beach Fronton

09/11/2021 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jai-Alai player, Manex Urtasun throws a ball with a cesta

Join us as we explore cultural traditions that are “so Miami.” Meet the artisans and experts whose crafts, skills, and services make Miami, Miami during these intimate, one-of-a-kind experiences.   Discover Jai-Alai at The Casino at Dania Beach Fronton Immerse yourself in jai-alai, described as the fastest ballgame in the world! Jai-alai is a centuries-old sport from the Basque Country of Spain and France with a rich history in South Florida. During this one-of-a-kind experience, you will not only watch…

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The Children’s Trust Family Expo at Family Fun Day

09/18/2021 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Children's Trust Family Expo returns this year with four Pop-Up Style events at different corners of the county from late August through September. That means all the resources, entertainment, food and fun you've come to expect from the Expo will be coming to your area. The Family Expo events will occur on Saturdays, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visit www.thechildrenstrust.org/FamilyExpo for more information. Trust-funded providers and other exhibitors specializing in children's learning, parenting, education, health, as well as physical, mental…

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