The History Center in the News

The History Center in the News

2017

Relics from Tampa Tribune find home at Tampa Bay History Center

2016

Editorial: Expansion reflects enduring appeal of Tampa history center

ARR: Tampa Bay History Center highlights pirates in exhibit

Pirates are centerpiece of new Tampa Bay History Center expansion

Tampa Bay History Center is expanding

Tampa Bay History Center Announces Multimillion Dollar Expansion

Expansion at Tampa Bay History Center will house combined map collection, the largest in the Southeast

Tampa Bay History Center Announces Pirate Themed Expansion

Tampa Bay History Center unveils $11 million expansion

Faces from the Field: Tampa Bay History Center

Tampa Bay History Center unveils Florida’s Got The Blues

450th Anniversary — St. Augustine and its bizarre genesis at the Tampa Bay History Center

Florida Matters: Dozier School

2015

Finding Florida’s Indian heritage

Tampa Bay History Center Gala

History center harbors 65,000 artifacts from Tampa’s past

2014

Robinson student brings digital life to yesterday’s Central Avenue

Tampa student’s project lets residents take a step back in time

5th Graders Magnify History of Tampa Heights

A win worth remembering

Bolts Mark Tenth Cup Anniversary At Tampa Bay History Center

2013

Exhibit puts Florida on the map

Telling Florida’s history though maps

Mapping Florida through the centuries

2012

Cultural assets play key role in Tampa’s Channel District

Fox News nabs Tampa Bay History Center as convention headquarters (Tampa Bay Times)

2011

Tampa Bay History Center Becomes Smithsonian Affiliate (83 Degrees)

The lost drawings of M. Leo Elliott (Creative Loafing)

2010

Drawings from early Tampa architect turn up in attic (Tampa Bay Times)

Influential Tampa architect’s drawings now at Tampa Bay History Center (Tampa Bay Times)

2009

Tampa Bay History Center houses treasures large and small (Tampa Bay Times)

Tampa Bay History Center Ready For Grand Opening (The Tampa Tribune)

Tampa Bay History Museum Gets Big Promise (The Tampa Tribune)

History to Go program lets kids take museum to school (Tampa Bay Times)

The new Tampa Bay History Center ain’t your grandpa’s museum (Creative Loafing)

Tampa Bay History Center opens research center computers to the public (Tampa Bay Times)

2008

Last Beam In Place For Tampa Bay History Center (The Tampa Tribune)

Treasured Maps of Early Florida (The Tampa Tribune)

Tampa Bay History Center Plans January Opening (The Tampa Tribune)

‘Cigar City’ (The Tampa Tribune)

Of War and Romance: Love Story Part of History Exhibit (The Tampa Tribune)

The Tampa Bay History Center is Closing So It Can Open (The Tampa Tribune)

Games of Our Lives (The Tampa Tribune)

A Present Look at the Future of Our Past (The Tampa Tribune)

History Comes Alive…SOON! (Visit Tampa Bay)

The Warrior Chief (The Tampa Tribune)

Our Building

“Coacoochee’s Story” at the Tampa Bay History Center (BPI Video)

Coacoochee’s Story (Boston Productions, Inc.)

Tampa Bay History Center (Christopher Chadbourne & Associates)

History in the Making (Walbridge)

Curtain wall, sunshades highlight history center (Glass)

The Tampa Bay History Center (JS & Co.)

The pre-GPS Caribbean: Mapping the Florida-Cuba connection at the Tampa Bay History Center

The new exhibit, part of what will be the largest cartographic center in the southeast, focuses on Florida and Cuba — and their intertwined pasts.(Fox 13)

 

Clyde Butcher’s photography captures Florida

Striking scenes of nature in Florida are close to the heart of Clyde Butcher.(Fox 13)

 

Clyde Butcher’s Photographs A Lesson In Patience

The renowned photographer Ansel Adams once said, “Sometimes I do get to places just when God’s ready to have somebody click the shutter.”(WUSF News3)

 

Legendary Florida photographer Clyde Butcher: A profile by Gary Mormino

He bears an uncanny resemblance to Burl Ives, who played the leader of a villainous gang of bird poachers in the 1958 film A Wind Across the Everglades.(Creative Loafing)

 

Art planner: Clyde Butcher photos at history center, deal on First Night buttons

Clyde Butcher is a beloved landscape photographer whose work is dual aesthetic and environmental statement.(Tampa Bay Times)

 

Tampa Bay History Center exhibit lets visitors look underground and long ago

A portion of a cemetery that archaeologists found on the site of the Fort Brooke U.S. Army post — established 192 years ago — lies under the busy downtown thoroughfare.(Tampa Bay Times)

 

Seminole War journals offer insight into forgotten Florida

In February 1836, Dr. Hosea Lewis Cushman, a young physician from Maine, traveled to Florida to join the U.S. Army’s medical corps and provide care at the start of the Second Seminole War.(Tampa Bay Times)

 

Florida kitsch stars in new history center show

“Bringing Home the Sunshine: Collecting Florida Souvenirs” celebrates tourist keepsakes and kitsch through the decades. (Tampa Bay Times)

 

Fort Brooke is still a party place, but not like back then

Fort Brooke, a town that stood between modern-day Channelside Bay Plaza and the Tampa Convention Center. (The Tampa Tribune)

 

Florida Souvenirs, Collectibles On Display At Tampa Bay History Center

The new exhibit at the Tampa Bay History Center (History Center) is called Bringing Home the Sunshine: Collecting Florida Souvenirs. (Osprey Observer)

 

Florida’s Got the Blues

‘Florida’s Got the Blues’ exhibit opening at Tampa Bay History Center (The Tampa Tribune)

 

St. Augustine at 450

Tampa Bay History Center celebrates St. Augustine at 450 (Tampa Bay Times)

 

Spirited: Prohibition in America

‘Spirited’ Prohibition exhibit opens at Tampa Bay History Center (The Tampa Tribune)

Exhibit shows Tampa’s spirited Prohibition history (Tampa Bay Times)

Traveling exhibit highlights Tampa’s colorful Prohibition history (Tampa Bay Times)

History Center’s ‘Spirited’ Prohibition exhibit examines Tampa’s speakeasy era (The Tampa Tribune)

New prohibition exhibit shows why the era still fascinates (News 13)

Tampa: A ‘Wet’ Place in Prohibition Era (WUSF News)

 

Against All Odds: The Art of the Highwaymen

Rare Highwaymen art displayed at Tampa Bay History Center (The Tampa Tribune)

Tampa Bay History Center Showcases the Art of “The Highwaymen” (10News)

Tampa Bay History Center displays ‘Art of the Highwaymen’ (Tampa Bay TImes)

Highwaymen art on display in Tampa (Bay News 9)

Art as survival – Against All Odds: The Art of the Highwaymen at Tampa Bay History Center (Creative Loafing)

TB History Center Showcases Florida Highwaymen Art (WUSF News)

The Tampa Bay History Center Features Exhibition From The Florida Highwaymen (Osprey Observer)

 

Suited for Space

Tampa History Center’s spacesuit exhibit is out of this world (The Tampa Tribune)

Exhibit explores space through astronaut clothing (Bay News 9)

What to Wear? The History and Future of Spacesuits (Universe Today)

This trip to the Tampa Bay History Center is out of this world (My Fox Tampa Bay)

Blast Into the Past! (Studio 10)

 

Charting the Land of Flowers: 500 Years of Florida Maps

Tampa Bay History Center telling Florida’s history through maps (The Tampa Tribune)

Review: 500 years of mapping Florida at Tampa Bay History Center (Tampa Bay Times)

Tampa Bay History Center exhibit: Charting the Land of Flowers: 500 years of Florida Map (Bay News 9)

Florida Map Collection Lets You Travel Half A Millennium (83 Degrees)

Charting the Land of Flowers – Spotlight Tampa (City of Tampa)

An Historical Journey! (Studio 10)

The mapping of Florida through the centuries (Creative Loafing)

History exhibit puts Florida on the map (Tampa Bay Times)

Tampa Bay History Center hosts 150 maps from the 15th century through today charting six centuries in Florida (Florida Newswire)

Discover 500 Years of Florida History at the Tampa Bay History Center (Visit Tampa Bay)

Charting the Land of Flowers: 500 Years of Florida Maps (Florida Fine Art Blog)

Tampa Bay History Center Opens Largest-Ever Exhibition of Florida Cartography (Osprey Observer)

Tampa Bay History Center 500 Years of Florida Maps exhibit: The 12 maps that got Florida way, way wrong (10 News)

 

JFK in Tampa: The Exhibition

Documentary debuts this week – JFK in Tampa, 50 years later (10 News)

JFK’s 1963 Tampa visit on display (WFLA)

JFK exhibit opens Nov. 8 at Tampa Bay History Center (The Tampa Tribune)

Exhibit remembers JFK’s Tampa visit (My Fox Tampa Bay)

Eerie links between JFK’s Tampa visit and Dallas death (10 News)

4 days before his death, John F. Kennedy belonged to Tampa (News 13)

History Center Exhibition Marks 50th Anniversary of JFK’s Visit to Tampa (Osprey Observer)

Popular demand prompts History Center to extend JFK in Tampa exhibit (Tampa Bay Times)

 

Circus: The Photographs of Frederick W. Glasier

Life Under the Big Top at the Tampa Bay History Center (Bay News 9)

Rare circus photos come to Tampa Bay History Center (Tampa Bay Times)

Photo exhibit captures early days of the circus (The Tampa Tribune)

Take A Peek Behind the Big Top at the Tampa Bay History Center this Summer (Osprey Observer)

A Treasure in Our Midst (Cigar City Magazine)

 

Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition: The Photographs of Carlton Ward Jr.

Florida Wildlife Corridor Documentary Premiere Held (WUSF News)

Tampa Bay History Center shows Florida’s ‘Wild Interior’ in new exhibit (Bay News 9)

Team treks length of Sunshine State along interior wildlife corridor (The Tampa Tribune)

Exploring the Heart of Florida (Studio 10)

Expedition aims to save wild Florida (My Fox Tampa Bay)

 

Coffee: The World in Your Cup

Tampa Bay History Center exhibit explores world of coffee (The Tampa Tribune)

A toast to coffee (My Fox Tampa bay)

‘Coffee: The World in Your Cup’ exhibit opens at Tampa Bay History Center (Tampa Bay Times)

New exhibit examines the history, ritual of coffee making (Bay News 9)

 

Spies Traitors Saboteurs: Fear and Freedom in America

Spies, Traitors and Saboteurs Exhibit (Daytime TV)

“Spies” Comes to Tampa Bay History Center (WUSF News)

Tampa Bay History Center exhibit explores hate, terror, sabotage in America (Tampa Bay Times)

A New Exhibit is Opening at the Tampa Bay History Center this February! (Visit Tampa Bay)

Exhibit on terrorism (The Tampa Tribune)

Will you give up civil liberties to be safe?  That’s the question Spies, Traitors and Saboteurs gives you the tools to answer  (10 News)

 

Out of this World: Extraordinary Costumes from Film and Television

Movie costumes star in new exhibit at Tampa Bay History Center (Tampa Bay Times)

Out of This World Exhibit at the Tampa Bay History Center… (Visit Tampa Bay)

Out Of This World: Extraordinary Costumes from Film and Television at The Tampa Bay History Center (Serendipitous Journey)

Out of this World: Extraordinary Costumes from Film and Television Exhibit (Examiner)

The Force will be in costume for sci-fi exhibit (The Tampa Tribune)

 

Sports in Tampa Bay: Through the Eyes of Lamar Sparkman

Bucs’ Lombardi Trophy highlights sports exhibit at Tampa Bay History Center (Tampa Bay Times)

Tampa’s History Center holds reunion of former sports stars (The Tampa Tribune)

History Center Exhibit Honors Sparkman, Local Sports (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)

Tampa’s sports history on display in time for Father’s Day (Bay News 9)

History Center Exhibit Focuses on Lightning, Sports in Bay Area (Tampa Bay Lightning)

Tampa Bay’s sports memorabilia goes on display (10 News)

Sports exhibit honors past (My Fox Tampa Bay)

Artist found muse in Bay area sports (Tampa Tribune)

 

Blue and Gray in Tampa Bay: The Civil War on Florida’s Gulf Coast

Positively Tampa Bay: New Civil War Exhibit (ABC Action News)

150 Years Ago, Florida was ‘Blue and Gray’ (Visit Tampa Bay)

Blue and Gray in Tampa Bay at the Tampa Bay History Center (Visit Tampa Bay)

Civil War exhibit now open at Tampa Bay History Center (10 News)

Tampa Bay goes blue and gray (My Fox Tampa Bay)

History center commemorates 150 years since Florida seceded from the Union (Tampa Bay Times)

Q&A on Exhibit Marking 150 Years Since Florida Joined the Confederacy (WUSF)

 

From the Orange Blossom Special to High Speed Rail: Train Travel in Tampa Bay

Exhibits frame historical context amid debate on measure (Tampa Bay Business Journal)

Learn About Train Travel in Tampa at The Tampa Bay History Center’s Newest Exhibit (Visit Tampa Bay)

 

Obscured by Time: The Magic of Florida, Featuring the art of Hermann Trappman

New exhibition at Tampa Bay History Center uses art, artifacts to illustrate early Florida (Tampa Bay Times)

Florida history comes to life in artist’s work (Tampa Tribune)

Exhibit focuses on early Florida magic (TBN Weekly)

 

Shades of Greatness: Art Inspired by Negro Leagues Baseball

Tampa Bay History Center exhibit captures spirit of baseball’s Negro leagues (The Tampa Bay Times)

Art exhibit at Tampa Bay History Center pays tribute to Negro Leagues baseball (Tampa Bay Times)

Tampa Bay History Center Celebrates Black History Month (Visit Tampa Bay)

Traveling exhibit hits a home run (The Tampa Tribune)

 

Florida Cattle Ranching: Five Centuries of Tradition

Cracker Cow Camp at Tampa Bay History Center (Tampa Florida Photo)

A Cattle Drive Through Downtown Tampa (Visit Tampa Bay)

New Exhibit Stampedes in to History Center (Visit Tampa Bay)

Hoofing it through downtown (The Tampa Tribune)

Tampa cattle drive rounds up history (Tampa Bay Times)

Roping with Sunshine (The Tampa Tribune)