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Embracing the Lens: The BlackFlorida Project at HistoryMiami

Mar 20 - Oct 11, 2020

The photography of Johanne Rahaman, and curated by Dr. Jeffreen M. Hayes, this exhibition presents images from the BlackFlorida project, an archive of photographs and personal histories that documents the people and everyday life of Florida’s Black communities. Depicting rural towns and inner cities spanning the entirety of the state, the project seeks to provide an alternate perspective on these marginalized communities … +

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CultureFest 305 in its 2019 Edition at HistoryMiami

Sat Nov 9, 2019

HistoryMiami Museum invites to a new edition of CultureFest 305. Music, local flavours, culture, performances, live music and more. This festival brings together the city’s finest traditional artists for a day of performances and demonstrations, craft activities for all ages, and cuisine from our favorite local restaurants. Celebrating all what makes Miami the diverse, vibrant, and extraordinary city we love! FREE with … +

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Gridiron Glory VIP Exhibition Opening Party at HistoryMiami

Thu Sep 26, 2019

Former Miami Dolphin and sportscaster Jimmy Cefalo, and other former NFL greats for an exclusive first look at “Gridiron Glory: The Best of the Pro Football Hall of Fame,” the largest and most comprehensive exhibition on America’s favorite sport. Complimentary cocktails sponsored by Bacardi, food stations, and music as you browse the exhibition before it opens to the public officially on Sep … +

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CultureFest 305 at HistoryMiami Museum

Saturday Nov 9, 2019 12:00 PM - 6:30 PM

HistoryMiami Museum’s CultureFest 305 is back on November 9, 2019! We invite you to celebrate life in the Magic City and take in the unique sights, sounds, and flavors that make Miami, Miami. Join us for a jam-packed day of music, dance, food, and art. This festival brings together the city’s finest traditional artists for a day of performances and demonstrations, craft … +

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Curator Tour: A Peculiar Paradise: Florida Photographs by Nathan Benn

Saturday Mar 2, 2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join photographer Nathan Benn as he recalls his journey across the State of Florida while on assignment for National Geographic. Learn how he embraced color photography before it was considered an acceptable medium for serious documentary. Ticket purchase includes a copy of A Peculiar Paradise by Nathan Benn. Capacity is limited, and advanced registration is required. Books must be claimed in-person. One … +

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Miami International Map Fair 2019 in 25th Anniversary at HistoryMiami

Fri Feb 1, 2019 - Sun Feb 3, 2019

In 2018, the Miami International Map Fair turned 25, making it the largest and longest running map fair in the Americas. HistoryMiami Museum invites you to join us in 2019 for this world renowned event! Explore exceptional antique maps, rare antiquarian books and intriguing atlases at the Miami International Map Fair. HistoryMiami 101 West Flagler Street Miami, FL 33130 Ph: 305.375.1492 www.historymiami.org

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Miami Street Photography Festival 2018

Thu Dec 6, 2018 - Sun Dec 9, 2018

HistoryMiami Museum will once again host the Miami Street Photography Festival (MSPF) during Art Basel Week, from December 6-9, featuring various street photography exhibitions and public programs. In conjunction with the festival, the Museum will exhibit the finalists of MSPF’s international street photography competition. The MSPF© is an international photography festival showcasing the best of contemporary street photography, and featuring the work … +

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A People’s History of South Florida Program Series at HistoryMiami

Thu Sep 20, 2018

This program series looks at Miami’s history, from early settlers to its current evolution into a global city. Discussion points will include immigration, civil rights, gentrification, and other topics that help tell the story of the Magic City. Panel Discussion: Art and Community FREE Event Join  for a conversation about the role art plays in shaping and supporting communities and vice versa. … +

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HistoryMiami’s CultureFest 305

Sat Oct 13, 2018

HistoryMiami invites to celebrate life in the Magic City and take in the sights, sounds, and flavors that make Miami, Miami. Join for a jam-packed day of music, dance, food, and art. We’re bringing together the city’s finest traditional musicians, artists, and craftsmen for a day of performances and demonstrations, craft activities for all ages, and cuisine from our favorite local restaurants. … +

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A People’s History of South Florida at HistoryMiami

Thu Sep 20, 2018

This program series looks at Miami’s history, from early settlers to its current evolution into a global city. Discussion points will include immigration, civil rights, gentrification, and other topics that help tell the story of the Magic City. A conversation about the role art plays in shaping and supporting communities and vice versa. Featured speakers include: Daniel Fila, also known as Krave, is … +

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Miami Rocks: The Miami Pop Festival, May 1968 at HistoryMiami

Fri May 18, 2018 - Sun Sep 30, 2018

Did you know that Miami hosted the first East Coast rock festival? From May 18-19, 1968, the Miami Pop Festival took place at Gulfstream Park and featured legendary performers like Jimi Hendrix, Frank Zappa, Chuck Berry, and others. HistoryMiami Museum features this historic festival through an exhibition of rare photographs by Ken Davidoff, archival footage, and artifacts that illuminate the story of … +

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HistoryMiami hosts Miami Street Photography Festival during Miami Art

Thu 7 Dec, 2017 - Sun 10 Dec, 2017

HistoryMiami Museum will celebrate the genre of street photography during Miami Art Week at Miami Street Photography Festival (MSPF). MSPF aims to find and highlight some of the most talented contemporary street photography around the globe. The festival will feature world-class photographers, exhibitions, lectures, workshops, photo walks, and portfolio reviews. Legendary photographers Costa Manos, Alessandra Sanguinetti, Larry Fink, Richard Sandler, Maggie Steber, … +

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HistoryMiami: Miami Street Photography Festival 2017

Thu 7 Dec, 2017 - Mon 11 Dec, 2017

The Miami Street Photography Festival is an international photography festival,  showcasing the best of contemporary Street Photography viewed through the eyes of emerging photographers in this genre.  The goal of the Festival is to establish a global platform for learning through exhibitions, workshops, lectures and other events. A panel of internationally accomplished street photographers will select images to be this year’s MSPF … +

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HistoryMiami exhibits South Beach, 1974-1990: Photographs of a Jewish Community

Fri 27 Oct, 2017 - Sun 1 Apr, 2018

South Beach, 1974-1990: Photographs of a Jewish Community explores South Beach the way it was. During the 1970s and 1980s, highlighted photographers Gay Block, Gary Monroe, Richard Nagler, David Scheinbaum, and Andy Sweet each undertook long-term documentation projects of South Beach, before the neighborhood transformed into today’s world famous tourist and nightlife destination. HistoryMiami Museum will display selections from each of their … +

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HistoryMiami: Following the Steps of the Orishas. . . Academic Conference

Thu Aug 17, 2017, 1PM

HistoryMiami holds “Following the Steps of the Orishas: Afro-Cuban Spirituality in Urban Spaces”,  an academic conference in conjunction with the IFE-ILE Afro-Cuban Dance Festival. Conference Schedule: 1PM  Keynote Speaker: Dr. Keshia Abraham 1:30PM  Panel Discussion: Transformations and Challenges in Religious Practice 3:00PM Panel Discussion: Empowerment through Embodiment of the Goddess 4:00PM Panel Discussion: Exploring Socio-Cultural Contexts of Choreography 5:00PM Panel Discussion: Regla … +

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Tropical Wildlife: Portraits of Miamians, 1991-1996

Thu 6 Apr, 2017 - Sun 2 Jul, 2017

In 1967, the Miami Herald published the first edition of Tropic, a weekend magazine. Over the next 31 years, the magazine would win awards and the hearts of South Floridians. During the early 1990s, one weekly feature, called “Tropical Wildlife: Distinctive Markings of South Florida Species,” captured Tropic‘s own personality. The column showcased a random Miamian with a full page photograph and … +

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Master Class: Ikebana (flower arranging)

Sat 24 Jun, 2017

Learn from the best! Master artist Mieko Kubota will teach you how to create unique floral arrangements that reflect Japanese tradition. Take home your creation. Supplies included. Beginners welcome. Recommended for ages 13+. Space is limited and advanced reservations and payment required. Register online or call 305-375-1492. Saturday Jun 24, 2017 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Members: $15 Non-Members: $30 REGISTER Read … +

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Panel Discussion: CITIZEN – Race and Identity Through Conversation

Saturday Apr 22, 2017 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Join HistoryMiami Museum in partnership with Tigertail Productions for a discussion on what it means to belong and to not want to belong. Inspired by the performance piece CITIZEN, explore the anthropological, scientific, and lived experience of race and identity in the United States. Speakers: Reggie Wilson, Artistic Director, choreographer and performer. Founder … +

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Jog your memory at ‘MemoryLab’ exhibit at HistoryMiami

Thu 9 Mar, 2017 - Sun 16 Apr, 2017

Bringing together the long-standing Lynn and Louis Wolfson II Florida Moving Archive Images at Miami-Dade College and newcomers Obsolete Media Miami (OMM) was an ingenious way for HistoryMiami to present their current exhibition MemoryLab which ends its run on Sunday, April 16. Rene Ramos, archives director at Miami-Dade College and Mike Knoll, vice president of curatorial affairs at HistoryMiami, conceptualized the show, … +