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“Following Fernando’s Footsteps: A Tale of Tampa’s Invisible Immigrants”

“Following Fernando’s Footsteps: A Tale of Tampa’s Invisible Immigrants”

Join the Ybor City Museum Society for the unveiling of special exhibit at the Ybor City Museum State Park on the six phases of Spanish immigration. Enjoy a festive and educational cultural program on Spanish immigration delectable Spanish-style tapas, beverages Spanish guitar museum and more in the museum garden. The exhibit is based on a […]

Destination Moon

Destination Moon

On July 24, 1969, Apollo 11 met President John F. Kennedy’s 1961 challenge of “landing a man on the Moon and returning him safely to the Earth.” The poster exhibition from the Smithsonian, Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission, explores what led the United States to accept this challenge and how the resulting 953,054-mile voyage […]

“Tiger! Tiger!” Exhibit Opening Celebration

“Tiger! Tiger!” Exhibit Opening Celebration

Join us as we celebrate the opening of our latest exhibit, “Tiger! Tiger!” with special guest Lisa Spencer-Novak from Big Cat Rescue! From hands-on activities to learning opportunities with materials from Big Cat Rescue itself, come on out for a fun, family-friendly day at the museum. This event is free and open to the public.

Have Blues, Will Travel: Traveling Blues Musicians in the Jim Crow Era

Have Blues, Will Travel: Traveling Blues Musicians in the Jim Crow Era

Because Black artists were not paid royalties on their songs in the way white musicians were, touring was among the only ways to make money from their music. However, traveling as a Black person, especially in the American South, was incredibly dangerous. On the road, travelers were faced with segregation laws everywhere. There was intense […]