The Rich and Forgotten History of Black Coconut Grove podcast is a collaboration between legacy residents of Coconut Grove, a small community in Miami, FL, and Vizcaya Museum and Gardens. Through history, stories of triumph and perseverance and hopes for the future, as told by legacy residents, we’ll learn how heritage is powerful and empowers

“Going live in five, four, three, two…” Those were the words I heard right before every Beyond Vizcaya livestream session that would air. Once that count ended, it was my responsibility to introduce, engage, interview and ultimately bring to life the Miami stories we came to share for that day. There were no cuts, no

The Beyond Vizcaya team has partnered with HistoryMiami to make it even easier to share your Miami Stories. Through the links on our website, or by going directly to, you can upload a video, audio file, or written document about your very own Miami story. HistoryMiami and Beyond Vizcaya The Beyond Vizcaya team

Travel back in time and immerse yourself in the ancient craft of blacksmithing. Join us on Thursday, June 3, for a live blacksmith demo in Vizcaya Village, where the estate’s own historic blacksmith shop is located. “The Guild: Urban Craft and Folk Art School” will be with us to lead the demo and discuss the

Access to fresh, healthy food is a challenge many communities face. When Vizcaya first opened its doors in 1916, it had to create its own farm and village to ensure reliable access to quality food for its growing workforce. Join us on May 24 at 1:30 p.m. as we discuss the modern challenges around food

As part of the Beyond Vizcaya project, we were able to meet and tour the grandson of one of Vizcaya’s longest working employees – Eustace Edgecombe.

As part of the Beyond Vizcaya storytelling project, Vizcaya will be hosting a livestream Tuesday (3/23) at 11:30 a.m. with Dr. Marvin Dunn where he will share stories about Black migration, labor, cultural identity, and Miami during the Jim Crow Era. We’ll be exploring these topics through history, from the time before Vizcaya existed all

As part of the Beyond Vizcaya storytelling project, State Senator Shevrin Jones will be chatting with us LIVE on March 10 at 3:30 p.m. He will be sharing his family’s story as Bahamian immigrants, the community he represents, and how growing up in Miami has influenced his identity. Join us in this live discussion as

Black matriarchs and historians discuss the lost and forgotten history of Black Coconut Grove. Watch and learn through first-hand accounts and family tales.
The Black Voices series features stories from matriarchs, thought leaders and historians from the Black Coconut Grove community.