Press Releases

Press Releases

  • History Center is $5 for the 4th

    NEWS RELEASE June 21, 2017 Contact: Manny Leto 813.675.8985 mleto@tampabayhistorycenter.org    History Center is $5 for the 4th Tampa Bay History Center offers $5 admission for all guests; Costumed military reenactors will fill galleries (Tampa) – The Tampa Bay History Center is celebrating Independence Day by offering $5 admission on the 4th of July for all visitors. Costumed reenactors representing several …

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  • History Center Maps the Florida-Cuba Connection

    NEWS RELEASE June 20, 2017 Contact: Manny Leto 813.675.8985 mleto@tampabayhistorycenter.org History Center Maps the Florida-Cuba Connection A new exhibition at the Tampa Bay History Center features rare maps spanning five centuries of interaction between Cuba and Florida (Tampa, June 20, 2017) – For some, the connections between Florida and Cuba begin with Fidel Castro’s takeover in 1959. For others, especially …

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  • Tampa Bay History Center Joins Blue Star Museums Program

    NEWS RELEASE May 24, 2017 Contact: Manny Leto 813.675.8985 mleto@tampabayhistorycenter.org Tampa Bay History Center Joins Blue Star Museums Program Tampa Bay History Center will offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer. (Tampa, Florida May 24, 2017) – The Tampa Bay History Center is proud to participate in the Blue Star Museums program, a collaboration among the …

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  • History Center Puts Fairyland Sculptures on Display

    NEWS RELEASE March 2, 2017 Contact: Manny Leto 813.675.8985 mleto@tampabayhistorycenter.org History Center Puts Fairyland Sculptures on Display Fairy tale scenes from one of Tampa’s early tourist attractions will be on view at the Tampa Bay History Center. (Tampa, March 2, 2017) – Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Humpty Dumpty. Little Red Riding Hood. Once upon a time in Tampa, …

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  • Tampa Bay History Center Announces Major Expansion

    NEWS RELEASE December 14, 2016 Contact: Manny Leto 813.675.8985 mleto@tampabayhistorycenter.org Tampa Bay History Center Announces Major Expansion The $11 million project will add new galleries and cartographic center featuring centuries-old maps and artifacts (Tampa, December 14, 2016) —From the Bucs to Gasparilla, pirates – real and imagined – are an inescapable part of Tampa Bay’s popular culture. The Tampa Bay …

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  • History Center Hosts Clyde Butcher’s “Eden”

    NEWS RELEASE August 18, 2016 Contact: Manny Leto 813.675.8985 mleto@tampabayhistorycenter.org History Center Hosts Clyde Butcher’s “Eden” An exhibition of acclaimed photographer’s work highlights Florida’s natural beauty (Tampa, August 18, 2016) —“Wilderness, to me, is a spiritual necessity,” says legendary photographer Clyde Butcher. With a career spanning nearly 50 years, Butcher’s work is a celebration of the natural environment, from the …

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  • Tampa Bay History Center Joins Blue Star Museums Program

    NEWS RELEASE May 26, 2016 Contact: Manny Leto 813.675.8985 mleto@tampabayhistorycenter.org Tampa Bay History Center Joins Blue Star Museums Program Tampa Bay History Center will offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer. (Tampa, May 26, 2016) —The Tampa Bay History Center is proud to participate in the launch of Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National …

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  • History Center hosts George Washington Day

    NEWS RELEASE April 11, 2016 Contact: Manny Leto 813.675.8985 mleto@tampabayhistorycenter.org History Center hosts George Washington Day History Center marks 227th anniversary of the first presidential inauguration with nationally-recognized George Washington reenactor. (Tampa, April 11, 2016) — With the 2016 presidential race in full swing, voters on both sides of today’s political divide might want to ask themselves, “What would George …

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  • History Center marks MacDill 75th with free admission

    NEWS RELEASE April 4, 2016 Contact: Manny Leto 813.675.8985 mleto@tampabayhistorycenter.org History Center marks MacDill 75th with free admission WWII military reenactors and MacDill exhibits will celebrate the 75th anniversary of air base (Tampa, April, 2016) — Celebrate the 75th anniversary of MacDill Air Force Base with free admission to the History Center during MacDill Day, Sun., April 17. Presented by …

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  • History Center Talk Highlights Dozier School

    NEWS RELEASE February 22, 2016 Contact: Manny Leto 813.675.8985 mleto@tampabayhistorycenter.org History Center exhibit offers a slice of vintage Florida Panel discussion features several key participants in the Dozier School investigation “I think everyone can understand that children came here and died here, and there are people who are related to them who have questions.” — Dr. Erin Kimmerle (Tampa) –After …

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