All Events

April 2018

APR 19

TBHC Book Group

Brutal Journey

April 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Discussion of “Brutal Journey” by Paul Schneider; reviewed By John Neukamm. From the New York Times: A gripping survival epic, Brutal Journey tells the story of an army of would-be conquerors, bound for glory, who landed in Florida in 1528…

APR 21

A.P. Trivia Review

April 21 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Need help studying for your exams? TBHC Teen Council is hosting an AP Trivia Review. Bring your group of study buddies to the History Center and join us for an afternoon …

APR 25

Sangria and Stories

Pirates and their Weapons

April 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Pirates are often portrayed as romantic figures, yet they were capable of vicious and bloodthirsty acts of violence. So, what weapons did they wield when committing their crimes? …

APR 28

Walk Tampa

Tampa Bay Black History Tour

April 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Led by noted local historian Fred Hearns, you’ll tour “the Harlem of the South,” Tampa’s Central Avenue district. Learn about life in Tampa’s African-American community, from the 1890s through the late 1960s…

May 2018

MAY 12

Walk Tampa

The Ybor City Story

May 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Tour the streets of Tampa’s only National Historic Landmark District and learn about the people, social life and work culture of early Ybor…

MAY 17

TBHC Book Group

The Talented Ribkins

May 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Discussion of “The Talented Ribkins” by Ladee Hubbard; reviewed by Penny Liu. Set partially in Florida and Inspired by W. E. B. Du Bois’s famous essay “The Talented Tenth” the Talented Ribkins is a big-hearted debut novel about race, class, politics, and the unique gifts that…

MAY 20

Collectors Day

May 20 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 am

Private collectors from throughout the Tampa Bay area will display their eclectic personal treasures in the museum’s galleries, offering everything from fossils, soda fountain memorabilia to Native American flutes, and meteorites. …

MAY 26

Walk Tampa

Tampa Bay Black History Tour

May 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Led by noted local historian Fred Hearns, you’ll tour “the Harlem of the South,” Tampa’s Central Avenue district. Learn about life in Tampa’s African-American community, from the 1890s through the late 1960s…

June 2018

JUN 9

Walk Tampa

The Ybor City Story

June 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Tour the streets of Tampa’s only National Historic Landmark District and learn about the people, social life and work culture of early Ybor…

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