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February 2023

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

February 4 @ 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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Free Family Fun Day: History Fair

February 11 @ 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. Learn the…

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Cultural Encounter: Inside Sacred Steel with The Lee Boys

February 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
HistoryMiami Museum, 101 West Flagler Street
Miami, 33130 United States
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Experience the gospel music tradition of sacred steel during this one-of-a-kind program with The Lee Boys, one of America’s most celebrated sacred steel ensembles. Go back to where it all began at the House of God Church in Perrine, FL where this family of musicians grew up and where their father and grandfather performed this tradition. The Lee Boys went from playing in church services to  thrilling audiences around the world with their sacred sounds which feature lap and pedal…

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Casa Crea Conversations: Mental Health in Creative Communities

February 25 @ 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!

March 11 @ 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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Stiltsville & Key Biscayne Cruise with Dr. George

March 12 @ 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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Performance: Musical Passport to Venezuela

March 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
HistoryMiami Museum, 101 West Flagler Street
Miami, 33130 United States
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Free
Henry Linarez wears a black shirt and holds his cuatro guitar over his shoulder while looking into the camera

The Henry Linárez Ensemble, HistoryMiami's artist-in-residence, will take you on a journey through the cities and towns of Venezuela during this special performance of the country’s folk music. Through the sounds of his cuatro, Henry Linárez explores language dialects and music genres from the different regions of Venezuela while discussing the evolution of its traditional music. Come join us for this one-of-a-kind presentation of music, history, and heritage! Click here to register

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Sensory Sunday

March 26 @ 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 story time, building…

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April 2023

Workshop: Venezuelan Cuatro 101

April 22 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
HistoryMiami Museum, 101 West Flagler Street
Miami, 33130 United States
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$15
Henry Linarez wears a brown shirt and holds his cuatro guitar under his chin while looking down at the instrument

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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