• History Center is $5 for the 4th

    NEWS RELEASE June 23, 2015 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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  • Smithsonian Exhibition Celebrates the American Backyard

    NEWS RELEASE June 8, 2015 Contact: Manny Leto 813.675.8985 mleto@tampabayhistorycenter.org Smithsonian Exhibition Celebrates the American Backyard A Smithsonian exhibition at the Tampa Bay History Center explores postwar America and the ‘invention’ of the backyard In the 1950s, Americans abandoned the front porch swings and stoops of the city in favor of the wide-open suburbs and spacious backyards. The Smithsonian explores …

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  • History Center Celebrates St. Augustine’s 450th

    NEWS RELEASE May 5, 2015 Contact: Manny Leto 813.675.8985 mleto@tampabayhistorycenter.org History Center Celebrates St. Augustine’s 450th An exhibition featuring maps of America’s oldest city opens at the Tampa Bay History Center (Tampa) – By the time the first Pilgrims set foot on that rock in New England, Spanish settlers had been strolling the cobblestone-lined streets of St. Augustine for five …

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  • Cattle Ranchers Convene at History Center

    NEWS RELEASE March 17, 2015 Contact: Manny Leto 813.675.8985 mleto@tampabayhistorycenter.org Cattle Ranchers Convene at History Center Florida ranchers will gather to discuss the past, present, and future of their industry Conquistadors weren’t the only ones to travel from Europe to the New World in the 1500s. Along with men and horses, early explorers also brought cattle, establishing La Florida as …

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  • The Art of Piracy: Pirates in Modern Culture

    NEWS RELEASE January 6, 2015 Contact: Manny Leto 813.675.8985 mleto@tampabayhistorycenter.org Images available on request. History Center Explores the ‘Art’ of Piracy A new exhibition at the Tampa Bay History Center showcases pirate-inspired artwork and the legends behind Florida’s fabled pirates. Since the late 1600s, when Spanish galleons laden with gold sailed the Florida straits, tales of pirates and shipwrecks have …

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  • WWII Exhibit Opens at Tampa Bay History Center

    NEWS RELEASE December 1, 2014 Contact: Manny Leto 813.675.8985 mleto@tampabayhistorycenter.org Tampa Bay History Center featured on new “Museum Men” series; Debuts WWII exhibit WWII Exhibit Opens at Tampa Bay History Center An exhibit opening on Pearl Harbor Day featuring a replica German submarine created for an H2 reality show looks at WWII in the Gulf of Mexico (Tampa) – While …

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  • History Center to Host Merry Christmas, Charlie Brown

    NEWS RELEASE October 21, 2014 Contact: Manny Leto 813.675.8985 mleto@tampabayhistorycenter.org Photos available on request History Center to Host Merry Christmas, Charlie Brown A traveling exhibition from the Charles M. Schulz Museum will feature classic Peanuts comics and explore the making of A Charlie Brown Christmas. (Tampa) – Whether it’s Linus’ attachment to his Security Blanket, Charlie Brown’s heartache over the …

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  • History Center Exhibition Revisits the Roaring ‘20s

    NEWS RELEASE August 11, 2014 Contact: Manny Leto 813.675.8985 mleto@tampabayhistorycenter.org Photos available on request History Center Exhibition Revisits the Roaring ‘20s A new nationally-touring exhibition at the Tampa Bay History Center invites you to step back in time when flappers and suffragists, bootleggers, and real-life legends Al Capone and Carry Nation took sides in the battle against the bottle. (Tampa) …

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  • Exhibition of Highwaymen artists opens at the Tampa Bay History Center

    NEWS RELEASE June 2, 2014 Contact: Manny Leto 813.675.8985 mleto@tampabayhistorycenter.org Photos available on request Exhibition of Highwaymen artists opens at the Tampa Bay History Center A retrospective featuring work from all 26 Florida Highwaymen artists opens Father’s Day weekend at the Tampa Bay History Center. When they began selling their artwork along Florida’s roadways during the Jim Crow era of …

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  • Smithsonian exhibition Lands at the History Center

    NEWS RELEASE January 15, 2013 Contact: Manny Leto 813.675.8985 mleto@tampabayhistorycenter.org Photos available on request Smithsonian exhibition Lands at the History Center Suited for Space, a traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian Institution featuring images of spacesuits that helped launch the American space program, opens at the Tampa Bay History Center. In 1961 President John F. Kennedy declared the United States would …

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