Celebrating the Magic City | Miami History LIVE

Miami History Livestream series featuring the Black Archives, the Deerting Estate, Dade Heritage Trust and the Wolfson Archives

Celebrate the 125th anniversary of Miami’s incorporation by learning about the city’s history. In honor of this milestone, Vizcaya is coming together with other museums and partners to go LIVE on social media and share bits of Miami’s rich history with you.

You can join the discussion LIVE on Facebook and YouTube. Livestream recordings will also be available for post-viewing.
Check out the calendar and we’ll see you LIVE!

Vizcaya: From Hometown Landmark to the World Stage | LIVE with the Wolfson Archives

In the last 100+ years, Vizcaya has been home to some important moments in Miami history. The museum has also become a place of community and family traditions.

Join us LIVE on Wednesday, July 28, at NOON as we come together with the Lynn and Louis Wolfson II Florida Moving Image Archives at Miami Dade College to relive some of these memories, captured by historic film and video selected from the Archives’ collections. Celebrate Miami’s 125th anniversary with us and join us LIVE!

Click below to watch on YouTube or Facebook.

How Black Migration Shaped Miami | LIVE with the Black Archives

From early settlers to the signers of Miami’s incorporation and beyond, Black people have had a significant role to play in the evolution of the Magic City. Additionally, immigrants from the Caribbean brought with them skills and knowledge, which proved critical to the city’s development and helped make Vizcaya what it is today.

Join us as the Black Archives and Vizcaya go LIVE to talk Black history in honor of Miami’s 125th anniversary on Wednesday, July 28, @ 2:00 p.m.

Click below to watch live on YouTube and Facebook LIVE.

Preserving Local History | LIVE with Dade Heritage Trust

Why are historic buildings important? What do they really do for our communities? And why is it important to preserve them? Explore these and other important questions on July 29 @ 5PM as Vizcaya’s very own Conservator goes LIVE with experts from Dade Heritage Trust to talk all things preservation.

There’s no better way to celebrate Miami’s 125th anniversary than to explore the history that surrounds you every day – from the museum you visit to the landmarks and local treasures you hardly knew existed. Click below to watch LIVE on YouTube. Facebook Live link coming soon.

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A Tale of Two Houses | LIVE with the Deering Estate

In honor of Miami’s 125th anniversary, join experts from Vizcaya and the Deering Estate as they dive into the archives and to spill the tea on the relationship between these two brothers and their treasured homes. We’ll be sharing photos, letters and stories you’d never hear during a regular visit. Save the date and we’ll see you LIVE on Friday, July 30th at NOON. Click below to watch LIVE on YouTube. Facebook Live link coming soon.

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