There are many ways you can give to HistoryMiami Museum, ranging from cash donations to our Annual Fund, planned gifts, corporate sponsorship or support from your foundation.

HistoryMiami Museum relies on the generous support of our members and friends to help us fulfill our mission to preserve and celebrate Miami’s history.


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Annual Fund

HistoryMiami Museum’s Annual Fund provides essential, unrestricted funds that allows the museum to continue providing  excellent exhibitions and programs for children and families in our community. The Annual Fund supports all museum activities.

Your gift of any size makes a difference!

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Power of 8

Each gift of $8 provides one child with a free, fun and interactive Educator guided experience at HistoryMiami Museum. You can sponsor any number of children or a full school group. Every gift adds to the Power of 8, and more children can experience Miami’s colorful history for themselves. 

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Planned Giving

Although cash contributions to HistoryMiami Museum are always appreciated, there are other creative and flexible options to support the institution. You can help ensure the museum’s future by creating a trust or by including HistoryMiami Museum in your will.

To Learn More about Planned Giving Options:

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Gifts in Honor or Memory

You can make a gift to the HistoryMiami Museum Annual Fund in the name of a colleague, friend or family member. Remember a special loved one through a memorial gift in his or her honor, or recognize those special people around you with a tribute gift.

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The Marcia J. Kanner Memorial Fund

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It Started with a Love

Marcia Kanner loved HistoryMiami, serving as the museum’s trustee, chairman of the board and endowment coordinator. With Dr. Joe Fitzgerald, she created Miami International Map Fair, the museum’s signature event and the largest map fair in the western hemisphere, celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2018. 

The Creation of the Fund

After her death in 2017, Marcia’s husband Lewis Kanner with family support created the Marcia J. Kanner Memorial Fund to keep alive her spirit and passion. Marcia loved not just the museum but its mission to preserve and celebrate Miami’s history as the unique crossroads of the Americas. The family designated the fund to sponsor A People’s History of South Florida Program Series to reflect Marcia’s desire to make local history resonant and accessible. Free and open to the public, the series brings history alive by exploring how South Florida’s rich diversity and past has shaped our dynamic home today.

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To Give Donations to the Marcia J. Kanner Memorial Fund:

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Corporate Sponsorship

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HistoryMiami Museum sponsorship opportunities are customized to meet your company’s specific goals while maintaining our mission.

A gift or sponsorship from your business helps support the cultural life of the Miami community. There are various opportunities available to sponsor major exhibitions, school programs, public programs, special events, as well as research and collections conservation projects. Corporate sponsors make it possible for thousands of people to benefit from HistoryMiami Museum programs each year.

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Gridiron Glory: The Best of the Pro Football Hall of Fame

Opens September 28, 2019
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HistoryMiami Museum is proud to announce that it will feature Gridiron Glory: The Best of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the largest and most comprehensive traveling exhibition ever created on America’s favorite sport.

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Organized by the Pro Football Hall of Fame

The exhibition includes more than 200 artifacts, photographs and rare documents, footage from NFL Films, and interactive experiences. Gridrion Glory will run through Super Bowl 2020, which will be held in Miami!

The Miami Dolphins.

This exhibition will also include a specially-designed section, curated by HistoryMiami Museum, to spotlight the history of the Miami Dolphins.

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HistoryMiami Museum relies on the generous support of our members and friends to help us fulfill our mission to preserve and celebrate Miami’s history.

HistoryMiami Museum is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization  #59-09-68-005