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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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Miami Mythical Mornings: Guided Tour with Islandia Journal’s Fola Akinde

08/19/2023 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
HistoryMiami Museum, 101 West Flagler Street
Miami, 33130 United States
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View of the Mythic Creatures exhibition; a unicorn sculpture stands atop a rock and is bathed in purple light. A blue and white entry panel with the text "Mythic Creatures" stands in the background.

Journey to the world of mythic creatures as you explore the stories behind some of Miami’s most fantastical beings during this special program series. Reflect upon the lore and legends surrounding mythical creatures on a tour of the exhibition with Coordinator of Education Programs and Community Engagement, Ingrid E. Argueta in conversation with Fola Akinde, a Miami-based interdisciplinary artist focused on ideas of Black hauntology as it relates to memory, history, and conceptions of liberation and the first artist-in-residence of…

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

09/12/2023 @ 1:00 pm - 10/10/2023 @ 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 – 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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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

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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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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Sold Out – Cemetery Series: Annual Miami City Cemetery Walking Tour

10/27/2023 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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.

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

11/04/2023 @ 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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