All Events

 

JAN. 23

Tusks to Tails: A Fossil History of Florida

New Exhibit Opens

Long before the first Paleoindians made Florida home, gargantuan sharks swam in Florida seas and furry mammoths munched on Florida grass. How do we know? …

April 2021

APRIL 3

Sensory-Friendly Saturday

April 3 @ 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Disturbances are minimized and sensory experiences are modified so families with sensory-processing needs can comfortably explore the galleries …

APRIL 10

Ybor City Walking Tour

Saturday, April 10  |  10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Join the History Center for a guided walking tour…

APRIL

11

Gasparilla History Cruise    CANCELED

April 11 @ Boarding: 6:15 p.m., Cruise: 6:30 – 8 p.m.

Board the Lost Pearl for a Gasparilla history cruise! History Center curator and Touchton Map Library Director Rodney Kite-Powell will share the history of Gasparilla during this 1.5 hour excursion …

APRIL 15

History Center Book Group:
“Salt River” by Randy Wayne White

Thursday, April 15  |  10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Join the History Center’s book group via zoom for a lively chat about Randy Wayne White’s book …

APRIL 17

Downtown Tampa Walking Tour

Saturday, April 17  |  10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Join the History Center for a guided walking tour…

APRIL 21

Florida Conversations

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Chinsegut Hill

Wednesday, April 21 |  6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Chinsegut Hill has a human history that spans millennia. Florida Indians, enslaved individuals …

APRIL 24

Living History Saturdays

Saturday, April 24  |  12 – 3:00 p.m.

Drop by for a special gallery presentation by a local historian, included with regular admission…

APRIL 24

Central Avenue Black History Walking Tour

Saturday, April 24  |  10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Join the History Center for a guided walking tour…

April 26

Teen Council – AP Trivia Review

Free for high school students. RSVP required

5:30 p.m.  |  AP Human Geography
6:30 p.m.  |  AP World History

High school students can prep for their AP exams with the TBHC Teen Council. Trivia-style study sessions using Kahoot will be offered both in-person and online …

April 27

Teen Council – AP Trivia Review

Free for high school students. RSVP required

5:30 p.m.  |  AP US History
6:30 p.m.  |  AP European History

High school students can prep for their AP exams with the TBHC Teen Council. Trivia-style study sessions using Kahoot will be offered both in-person and online …

May 2021

MAY 1

Madame Fortune Taylor Walking Tour

Saturday, May 1 |  10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Join the History Center for a guided walking tour…

MAY 12

Ybor City Walking Tour

Saturday, May 12  |  10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Join the History Center for a guided walking tour…

MAY 12

Duckwall Lecture

Wednesday, May 12 |  6:30 p.m.

Join Pulitzer prize-winning author Jack Davis for a discussion of his upcoming book …

MAY 12, 19, 26

OLLI Lecture Series:
Tampa’s Mutual Aid Societies

Three Wednesday Sessions
May 12, 19, 26 |  10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

“Cigar City” natives and historians tell the story of Tampa’s network of immigrant mutual aid societies …

MAY 15

Living History Saturdays

Saturday, May 15  |  12 – 3:00 p.m.

Drop by for a special gallery presentation by a local historian, included with regular admission…

MAY 15

Downtown Tampa Walking Tour

Saturday, May 15  |  10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Join the History Center for a guided walking tour…

MAY 19

Florida Conversations: Burgert Brothers: Another Look

Wednesday, May 19 |  6:30 p.m.

Local photographer Chip Weiner dug into the Burgert Brothers Photographic Collection …

MAY 20

History Center Book Group: “Hitting a Straight Lick with a Crooked Stick: Stories from the Harlem Renaissance”

Thursday, May 20  |  10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Join the History Center’s book group via zoom for a lively chat about Zora Neale Hurston’s book …

MAY 29

Central Avenue Black History Walking Tour

Saturday, May 29  |  10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Join the History Center for a guided walking tour…

June 2021

JUNE 5

Sensory-Friendly Saturday

June 5 @ 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Disturbances are minimized and sensory experiences are modified so families with sensory-processing needs can comfortably explore the galleries …

JUNE 12

Ybor City Walking Tour

Saturday, June 12  |  10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Join the History Center for a guided walking tour…

JUNE 17

History Center Book Group: “Cat Tales: The Wild, Weird Battle to Save the Florida Panther”

Thursday, June 17  |  10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Join the History Center’s book group via zoom for a lively chat about Craig Pittman’s …

JUNE 19

Downtown Tampa Walking Tour

Saturday,  June 19  |  10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Join the History Center for a guided walking tour…

JUNE 26

Living History Saturdays

Saturday, June 26  |  12 – 3:00 p.m.

Drop by for a special gallery presentation by a local historian, included with regular admission…

JUNE 26

Central Avenue Black History Walking Tour

Saturday,  June 26  |  10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Join the History Center for a guided walking tour…

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