All Events

 

January 2021

JAN. 2

Madame Fortune Taylor Walking Tour

Saturday, Jan. 2  |  10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Join the History Center for a guided walking tour…

JAN. 9

Ybor City Walking Tour

Saturday, Jan. 9  |  10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Join the History Center for a guided walking tour…

JAN. 15

Teen Council Event – AVAST ME, PARTY

Friday, Jan. 15  |  7 – 9:00 p.m.

This pirate-themed event hosted by the TBHC Teen Council features trivia with prizes, games in the Treasure Seekers gallery …

JAN. 16

…And a Bottle of Rum

Saturday, Jan. 16  |  12 – 3:00 p.m.

 Join us for an afternoon of rum tastings, gallery talks with our curators, give-aways and more ..

JAN. 16

Downtown Tampa Walking Tour

Saturday, Jan. 16  |  10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Join the History Center for a guided walking tour…

JAN. 16-18

Teacher Appreciation Day

Saturday, Jan. 16 – Monday, Jan. 18 |  10:00 – 5:00 p.m.

We’re spreading a little love to teachers to help kick off the new year …

JAN. 20

Florida Conversations

Tampa: Impressions of an Emigrant

Wednesday, Jan. 20  |  6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

In 1896, Wenceslao Gálvez y Delmonte fled the violence of Cuba’s war for independence and settled in Tampa. The Cuban-born lawyer and writer soon made his new home the focus of a work of “costumbrismo,”  …

JAN. 21

History Center Book Group: “Tampa Bay Noir Short Stories”
by Colette Bancroft & others

Thursday, Jan. 21  |  10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Join the History Center’s book group via zoom for a lively chat about Colette Bancroft and other’s book …

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? …

JAN. 23

Living History Saturdays

Saturday, Jan. 23  |  12 – 3:00 p.m.

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

JAN. 30

Central Avenue Black History Walking Tour

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

Join the History Center for a guided walking tour…

February 2021

FEB. 6

Sensory Friendly Saturday

Saturday, Feb. 6  |  10:00 – 12:00 p.m.

Disturbances are minimized and sensory experiences are modified …

FEB. 13

Ybor City Walking Tour

Saturday, Feb. 13  |  10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Join the History Center for a guided walking tour…

FEB. 17

Florida Conversations

Jackson House Update

Wednesday, Feb. 17  |  6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Plans are now underway to transform Tampa’s only remaining African American boarding house, the Jackson House, into a museum and cultural center  …

FEB. 18

History Center Book Group: “The Real McCoy”
by Frederic F. Van de Water

Thursday, Feb. 18  |  10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Join the History Center’s book group via zoom for a lively chat about Frederic F. Van de Water’s book …

FEB. 20

Downtown Tampa Walking Tour

Saturday, Feb. 20  |  10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Join the History Center for a guided walking tour…

FEB. 27

Central Avenue Black History Walking Tour

Saturday, Feb. 27  |  10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Join the History Center for a guided walking tour…

FEB. 27

Living History Saturdays

Saturday, Feb. 27  |  12 – 3:00 p.m.

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

March 2021

MARCH 6

Madame Fortune Taylor Walking Tour

Saturday, March 6  |  10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Join the History Center for a guided walking tour…

MARCH 13

Ybor City Walking Tour

Saturday, March 13  |  10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Join the History Center for a guided walking tour…

March 17

Florida Conversations

How We Remember Woman Suffrage

Wednesday, March 17  |  6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Curator Lisa Kathleen Grady discusses the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History’s “Creating Icons” exhibit …

MARCH 18

History Center Book Group: “The Committee”
by Sterling Watson

Thursday, March 18  |  10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

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

MARCH 20

Downtown Tampa Walking Tour

Saturday, March 20  |  10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Join the History Center for a guided walking tour…

MARCH 27

Central Avenue Black History Walking Tour

Saturday, March 27  |  10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Join the History Center for a guided walking tour…

MARCH 27

Living History Saturdays

Saturday, March 27  |  12 – 3:00 p.m.

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

April 2021

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 …

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