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October 2017

Waterway Canoe Tour

October 29, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Waterway Canoe Tour

Waterway Canoe Tour Sunday, October 29, 9:30am Enjoy a day out on the Coral Gables Waterway, a man-made system of canals that added 40 miles of waterfront to the City from Biscayne Bay through the residential section to the grand golf course at the Biltmore Hotel. This is a leisure canoeing experience led by EcoAdventure and Coral Gables Museum staff that encompasses both nature and history in a delightful blend of unique natural vistas and historic landmarks. A surprising amount…

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Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream”

October 29, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream” Sunday, October 29, 1pm Drop in and enjoy a guided tour of “Creating the Dream: George Merrick and His Vision for Coral Gables,” an exhibition about the Gables’ founder and developer George Merrick. Learn how Merrick went from thirteen-year old farmer’s son to development king! This inspiring American story addresses local history and urban design. Regular museum admission applies: $10 - adults, $8 - students and seniors, FREE - museum members.

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Doggie Costume Contest

October 31, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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doggie costume contest

Doggie Costume Contest Tuesday, October 31, 6pm Bring your pooch to the Museum Plaza to strut down our “catwalk” in their costume for a chance to win a prize! Whether you have a terrific pup costume idea or you just want to witness the spectacle that is this annual tradition, all are invited to attend this public event. The Museum will offer a cash bar for the handlers, and free kibble for the models. There is a $5 registration fee…

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November 2017

Merrick Circle Members’ Preview Reception with Live Reading by Richard Blanco

November 1, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Richard Blanco

Merrick Circle Members’ Preview Reception with Live Reading by Richard Blanco November 1, 6pm-8pm Merrick Circle members are invited to a very special premiere of the Boundaries exhibit featuring a live reading by historic presidential inaugural poet, public speaker, teacher and memoirist Richard Blanco. The exhibit is based on Richard Blanco’s latest book in collaboration with artist Jacob Hessler - Boundaries. Join our Museum’s Board of Directors along with special guests Emmy-award winning journalist and author of the foreword Jorge…

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Members’ Preview Reception for “Sheltering Survivors”

November 2, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Sheltering Survivors

Members’ Preview Reception for “Sheltering Survivors” November 2, 6pm-8pm Museum members and guests will be the first to experience Sheltering Survivors, an exhibit featuring innovative shelters being used around the world to address humanitarian crisis, from refugee crisis to natural disasters. Complimentary refreshments will be served. RSVP to Ingrid Lugo at ingrid@coralgablesmuseum.org or 305.603.8067. Free for members, $20 for non-members.

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2nd Annual South Florida Collectibles Show and Sale

November 3, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Annual South Florida Collectibles Show and Sale

2nd Annual South Florida Collectibles Show and Sale Friday November 3, 6pm-10pm & Saturday, November 4, 11am-4:30pm The Coral Gables Museum presents the South Florida Collectibles Show and Sale, featuring memorabilia and collectibles related to Coral Gables and other South Florida cities and towns, from periods dating back to the 1890's through the 1970's.  Leading collectors and dealers from throughout the state will be offering items for sale including books, maps, postcards, railroadiana, advertising, hotel and restaurant china, old souvenirs,…

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Richard Blanco Book Signing on Mercedes-Benz of Coral Gables Gallery Night Live!

November 3, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Richard Blanco

  November 3, 6pm-10pm The public is invited to the public opening of new exhibits Boundaries and Shelter Design. Meet the creative team, poet Richard Blanco and photographer Jacob Hessler. Enjoy the opportunity to have your favorite Richard Blanco book signed by the author himself! Lost your favorite Blanco book? No problem! The Museum Gift Shop will have books available for sale. Live music and cash bar tonight and every first Friday of the month in conjunction with Coral Gables…

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2nd Annual South Florida Collectibles Show and Sale

November 4, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Annual South Florida Collectibles Show and Sale

2nd Annual South Florida Collectibles Show and Sale Friday November 3, 6pm-10pm & Saturday, November 4, 11am-4:30pm The Coral Gables Museum presents the South Florida Collectibles Show and Sale, featuring memorabilia and collectibles related to Coral Gables and other South Florida cities and towns, from periods dating back to the 1890's through the 1970's.  Leading collectors and dealers from throughout the state will be offering items for sale including books, maps, postcards, railroadiana, advertising, hotel and restaurant china, old souvenirs,…

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Downtown Walking Tour

November 4, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Walking Tour

Downtown Walking Tour Saturday, November 4, 11am Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater, and riding club. Newer additions to the cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by…

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Meet the Artist: Exhibit tour with Jacob Hessler

November 4, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Guirado

November 4, 1pm Photographer Jacob Hessler will give a tour of the exhibition and discuss themes of boundaries. Free for members; $10 for the general public.

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Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream”

November 5, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream” Sunday, November 5, 1pm Drop in and enjoy a guided tour of “Creating the Dream: George Merrick and His Vision for Coral Merrick went from thirteen-year old farmer’s son to development king! This inspiring American story addresses local history and urban design. Museum admission rates apply.

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Workshop: Getting Ahead of the Wrecking Ball

November 10, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Workshop:  Getting Ahead of the Wrecking Ball Friday, November 10, 8:30am-1:00pm Place: Coral Gables Museum Citizen Participation in the Preservation of Landmarks Half-day workshop to show citizens how they can be proactive in protecting historic places rather than trying to put out the fire after it is started. 8:30-9:00 Registration, Networking and Coffee 9:00-9:15 Welcome and Introduction         Moderator: Dolly MacIntyre                 Introductions-Name and Organization only 9:15 – 10:15 Session One         How To Be Alert for Potentially Endangered…

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Downtown Walking Tour

November 11, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Walking Tour

Downtown Walking Tour Saturday, November 11, 11am Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater, and riding club. Newer additions to the cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by…

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Family Day

November 11, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Family Day

Saturday, November 11, 2pm-5pm Harry Potter mania comes to CGM! This year marks the twentieth anniversary of the story about the boy who lived! We turn the museum into our own version of Hogwarts. Stroll down “Diagon Alley” for a spooky scavenger hunt. Purchase Bertie Botts’ Every Flavor Beans at the “Leaky Cauldron.” Make your own wand and participate in a wand technique workshop.             Family Day on Aragon takes place every second Saturday and…

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Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream”

November 12, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Sunday, November 12, 1pm Drop in and enjoy a guided tour of “Creating the Dream: George Merrick and His Vision for Coral Merrick went from thirteen-year old farmer’s son to development king! This inspiring American story addresses local history and urban design. Museum admission rates apply.

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ArtTuesdays at CGM

November 14, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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ArtTuesdays at CGM Tuesday, November 14, 5:30pm-8pm This edition of ArtTuesdays will take place at the Coral Gables Museum. ArtTuesdays presents a panel of local contemporary visual artists who explore themes of migration, including Adler Guerrier, Anja Marais, and Jamilah Sabur. Come to the Museum from 5:30pm to 7pm for cash bar, networking, a look at the “Boundaries” exhibit featuring the work of Richard Blanco and Jacob Hessler, and an exhibit tour of “Sheltering Survivors” led by guest curator a…

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Give Miami Day @ CGM

November 16, 2017 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Give Miami Day

Give Miami Day @ CGM Thursday, November 16, 8am-8pm Join us at the Coral Gable Museum throughout the day on November 16, from 8am-8pm, as we host an all day celebration of GIVE MIAMI DAY! Mark your calendars and stop by the Museum on your way to work, during your coffee or lunch break, or on your way home to participate in Give Miami Day. Make all your contributions to the non-profits you hold dear to your heart (don’t forget…

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Lunch and Learn -“Rediscovering History Through Objects” with Joel Bohy, Director of Historic Arms and Militaria, Skinner Auctioneers

November 17, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Joel Bohy

Lunch and Learn -“Rediscovering History Through Objects” with Joel Bohy, Director of Historic Arms and Militaria, Skinner Auctioneers Friday, November 17, 12pm-1:30pm Enjoy a hot lunch and an educational presentation by Joel Bohy, Director of Historic Arms and Militaria at Skinner Auctioneers. Joel Bohy will share his exciting discoveries of historic arms and uniforms and their connections to battles of the past. A life-long resident of Concord, Massachusetts, Joel began collecting at an early age and developed a passion for…

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Downtown Walking Tour

November 18, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Walking Tour

Downtown Walking Tour Saturday, November 18, 11am Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater, and riding club. Newer additions to the cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by…

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Gables Bike Tour: Treads & Treats

November 19, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Gables Bike Tour

Before the stuffing and pumpkin pie, get your pre-Thanksgiving workout in! Grab your foodie friend and enjoy tasty treats provided by some of our favorite and newest grocery, restaurant and bakery establishments.

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What are your antiques worth?

November 19, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Skinner Antique Appraisal Day

  What are your antiques worth? Sunday, November 19, 11am-4pm Meet with an appraiser from Skinner for a complimentary verbal assessment of your antiques, jewelry, fine art, silver, militaria or other collectibles. The nationally recognized appraisers will be holding a consignment day at the Coral Gables Museum. The event will feature appraisers from a variety of Departments. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of any items consigned at this event will benefit the Coral Gables Museum. To schedule…

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Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream”

November 19, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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tour exhibits

Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream” Sunday, November 19, 1pm Drop in and enjoy a guided tour of “Creating the Dream: George Merrick and His Vision for Coral Merrick went from thirteen-year old farmer’s son to development king! This inspiring American story addresses local history and urban design. Museum admission rates apply.

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THANKSGIVING – MUSEUM CLOSED

November 23, 2017 - November 24, 2017
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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THANKSGIVING - MUSEUM CLOSED Thursday, November 23

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Downtown Walking Tour

November 25, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Walking Tour

Downtown Walking Tour Saturday, November 25, 11am Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater, and riding club. Newer additions to the cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by…

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Waterway Canoe Tour

November 26, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Waterway Canoe Tour

Waterway Canoe Tour Sunday, November 26, 9:30am Enjoy a day out on the Coral Gables Waterway, a man-made system of canals that added 40 miles of waterfront to the City from Biscayne Bay through the residential section to the grand golf course at the Biltmore Hotel. This is a leisure canoeing experience led by EcoAdventure and Coral Gables Museum staff that encompasses both nature and history in a delightful blend of unique natural vistas and historic landmarks. A surprising amount…

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Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream”

November 26, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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tour exhibits

Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream” Sunday, November 26, 1pm Drop in and enjoy a guided tour of “Creating the Dream: George Merrick and His Vision for Coral Merrick went from thirteen-year old farmer’s son to development king! This inspiring American story addresses local history and urban design. Museum admission rates apply.

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Members Preview Reception for Juan Antonio Guirado

November 30, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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El Juego (The Game), Undated Acrylic on paper small

Members Preview Reception for Juan Antonio Guirado   Thursday, November 30, 6pm-8pm   Join us for exhibit viewing, virtual reality experience, open bar, refreshments, and the unveiling of the inscribed bricks from the Museum’s brick campaign. The Coral Gables Museum & the Guirado Estate request the pleasure of your company at the Members Preview Reception for the premiere Juan Antonio Guirado: Beyond the Landscape. Marking 85 years since the birth date of Juan Antonio Guirado, and 61 years since the…

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December 2017

Mercedes-Benz of Coral Gables Gallery Night Live!

December 1, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Carlos Cruz-Diez

Mercedes-Benz of Coral Gables Gallery Night Live! December 1, 5pm-10pm Join us for an educational exhibit about the City’s new public art installations by master Carlos Cruz-Diez as well as a 5pm art history lecture by Dr. Carol Damian on the artist. Carlos Cruz-Diez is world renowned for his ephemeral interventions in urban spaces using color spectrums to create illusionary effects and new chromatic environments. Then explore the Museum to enjoy artwork by Alice Goldhagen, Richard Blanco, Jacob Hessler and…

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Family Day

December 9, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Family Day December 2017

Family Day December 9, 12pm-5pm Jingle all the way to the Museum for Holiday-themed market, snow machine, performances, and gingerbread house art activity! Hatch Miami returns with it’s Holiday edition - enjoy over 30 local vendors featuring one-of-a-kind holiday gifts. Performances include a 2pm reading by inaugural poet Richard Blanco of “One Today” children’s illustrated book; 3pm performance by Miami Royal Ballet; 12:30pm and 3:30pm snow machine activation; and musical and spoken word performances throughout the day. Free.

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Hatch Miami

December 9, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Hatch Miami

Hatch Miami Saturday, December 9, 12pm-5pm Celebrating the women who make Miami a magical place to live. The public is invited to Hatch Miami, the holiday edition! We had such a stellar turnout for our first HATCH Miami that we decided to do it again! This time it’s our holiday edition, and it’s perfect for those locals who want to shop small for the holidays.   HATCH Miami a free outdoor market committed to showcasing and supporting Miami women who…

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Waterway Canoe Tour

December 10, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Waterway Canoe Tour

Waterway Canoe Tour Sunday, December 10, 9:30am Enjoy a day out on the Coral Gables Waterway, a man-made system of canals that added 40 miles of waterfront to the City from Biscayne Bay through the residential section to the grand golf course at the Biltmore Hotel. This is a leisure canoeing experience led by EcoAdventure and Coral Gables Museum staff that encompasses both nature and history in a delightful blend of unique natural vistas and historic landmarks. A surprising amount…

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A Holiday Extravaganza – a fundraiser to benefit the Museum’s Education Programs

December 15, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Christmas holiday lights soft focus background

A Holiday Extravaganza - a fundraiser to benefit the Museum’s Education Programs December 15, 6:30pm-10pm The Coral Gables Museum's Board of Directors invites you to join us for "A Holiday Extravaganza," a fundraiser on the Museum Plaza benefiting the Museum's education programs. Enjoy a festive evening of holiday cheer complete with dinner, drinks and a full concert of holiday classics! Ring in the holiday season with Basque concert pianist Roberto Berrocal, accompanied by his diversely talented vocalist friends, as they…

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Gables Bike Tour: Steeple Chase

December 17, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Steeples Gables Bike Tour

Gables Bike Tour: Steeple Chase Sunday, December 17, 10am Warm your spirit as the temperatures drop by touring our community’s houses of worship. Wear your most-festive attire! Prizes will be awarded for the best-dressed rider and best decorated bike! The best way to experience the ambiance of Coral Gables is on a leisurely bike ride down the famous tree-lined boulevards, past the public parks, plazas and fountains, and by the beautiful homes and gardens. Join us for fun, educational bicycle…

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CHRISTMAS DAY & EVE CLOSED

December 24, 2017 - December 26, 2017
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MUSEUM WILL BE CLOSED DECEMBER 24 & 25 FOR THE HOLIDAYS.

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WINTER CAMP 2017-2018

December 26, 2017 @ 8:00 am - December 29, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Winter Camp 2017-2018

Dec.26 -29 & Jan. 2-5, 8:45am-5:15pm Need to keep the kids busy while you’re out holiday shopping? Children ages 5-12 will love celebrating the holidays, making crafts and playing games with all their friends at CGM! Registration Fee: Family Member: $170/week or $45/day Non-Member: $200/week or $55/day Sibling discounts available. To register now email to angela@coralgablesmuseum.org or contact Museum Education staff at 305.603.8067. Registration Form Click here!

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NEW YEARS DAY & EVE CLOSED

December 31, 2017
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MUSEUM WILL BE CLOSED DECEMBER 31 2017 & JANUARY 1, 2018 FOR THE HOLIDAYS.

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January 2018

WINTER CAMP 2017-2018

January 2 @ 8:00 am - January 5 @ 5:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Winter Camp 2017-2018

Dec.26 -29 & Jan. 2-5, 8:45am-5:15pm Need to keep the kids busy while you’re out holiday shopping? Children ages 5-12 will love celebrating the holidays, making crafts and playing games with all their friends at CGM! Registration Fee: Family Member: $170/week or $45/day Non-Member: $200/week or $55/day Sibling discounts available. To register now email to angela@coralgablesmuseum.org or contact Museum Education staff at 305.603.8067. Registration Form Click here!

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Mercedes-Benz of Coral Gables Gallery Night Live!

January 5 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Marc Greenblum

Mercedes-Benz of Coral Gables Gallery Night Live! January 5, 6pm-10pm Enjoy artwork by local artists Marc Greenblum and Alice Goldhagen, plus free admission to temporary exhibits “Sheltering Survivors”, “Boundaries” and “Juan Antonio Guirado”. Free museum admission, live music by UM Frost School of Music, and cash bar tonight and every first Friday of the month in conjunction with Coral Gables Gallery Night. FREE

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Downtown Walking Tour

January 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Walking Tour

Downtown Walking Tour Saturday, January 6, 11am Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater, and riding club. Newer additions to the cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by…

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Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream”

January 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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tour exhibits

Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream” Sunday, January 7, 1pm Drop in and enjoy a guided tour of “Creating the Dream: George Merrick and His Vision for Coral Merrick went from thirteen-year old farmer’s son to development king! This inspiring American story addresses local history and urban design. Museum admission rates apply.

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Objects + Questions: Facilitating Conversations Around Collections

January 9 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Wokshop

Objects + Questions: Facilitating Conversations Around Collections January 9, 11:30am-1:00pm Every object has a story, and every person has a connection to objects. Come join the Coral Gables Museum Education Department as we learn how to bridge those connections and use objects and personal experiences as teaching tools with tour groups and in gallery spaces. Work together with School Programs Manager, Cecilia Slesnick as you explore these two engaging teaching strategies and discover new ways of sharing our city’s unique…

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Downtown Walking Tour

January 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Walking Tour

Saturday, January 13, 11am Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater, and riding club. Newer additions to the cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by the Historic Preservation…

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Family Day on Aragon

January 13 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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magician

Family Day on Aragon Saturday, January 13, 2–5pm Magic is in the air! CGM celebrates the magician in you. Children participate in a variety of arts and a magic tricks workshop. Enjoy a musical performance. Participate in a building scavenger hunt and a kid-friendly exhibit tour. Free admission to all exhibits. Check with Aragon partners, Books & Books & the Coral Gables Art Cinema, to find more family fun happening on this day! Free. Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Ave.…

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Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream”

January 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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tour exhibits

Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream” Sunday, January 14, 1pm Drop in and enjoy a guided tour of “Creating the Dream: George Merrick and His Vision for Coral Merrick went from thirteen-year old farmer’s son to development king! This inspiring American story addresses local history and urban design. Museum admission rates apply.

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Mediterranean Dreams – With wine!

January 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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portofino alice goldhagen

Mediterranean Dreams – With wine! January 18, 6pm – 7:30pm Join the Coral Gables Museum’s Caribbee Club featured artist, Alice Goldhagen, for a brief visual tour of her most recent photographic work along the French and Italian coast! Sip on some regionally inspired wine as you travel from Aix en Provence to Liguria. FREE Flight of all 4 selected wines $20 Museum members $15 One glass at a time? $5

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Downtown Walking Tour

January 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Walking Tour

Downtown Walking Tour Saturday, January 20, 11am Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater, and riding club. Newer additions to the cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by…

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Gables Bike Tour: HEALTHY START!

January 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Steeples Gables Bike Tour

Gables Bike Tour: HEALTHY START! Sunday, January 21, 10am Join us for this fun and educational ride dedicated to starting the New Year with healthy habits - including eating, exercising, and reconnecting with nature! Stops include Wholefoods, City parks and the Doc Thomas House - home of the Tropical Audubon Society. The best way to experience the ambiance of Coral Gables is on a leisurely bike ride down the famous tree-lined boulevards, past the public parks, plazas and fountains, and…

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Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream”

January 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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tour exhibits

Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream” Sunday, January 21, 1pm Drop in and enjoy a guided tour of “Creating the Dream: George Merrick and His Vision for Coral Merrick went from thirteen-year old farmer’s son to development king! This inspiring American story addresses local history and urban design. Museum admission rates apply.

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day Concerts Messiaen and Meinstein

January 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Holocaust Remembrance Day

International Holocaust Remembrance Day Concerts Messiaen and Meinstein     Thursday, January 25 at 7:00pm Coral Gables Museum 285 Aragon Avenue Coral Gables FL 33134     Sunday, January 28 at 6:00pm Temple Beth Shmuel-Cuban Hebrew Congregation 1700 Michigan Avenue Miami Beach FL 33139        My Eyes Looking Back at Me: Insight Into a Survivor's Soul As Told by Leah Cik Roth with Menucha Meinstein, author and Avi Hoffman, guest artist (Thursday only)       Messiaen Quartet for…

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Downtown Walking Tour

January 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Walking Tour

Downtown Walking Tour Saturday, January 27, 11am Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater, and riding club. Newer additions to the cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by…

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Waterway Canoe Tour

January 28 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Waterway Canoe Tour

Waterway Canoe Tour Sunday, January 28, 9:30am Enjoy a day out on the Coral Gables Waterway, a man-made system of canals that added 40 miles of waterfront to the City from Biscayne Bay through the residential section to the grand golf course at the Biltmore Hotel. This is a leisure canoeing experience led by EcoAdventure and Coral Gables Museum staff that encompasses both nature and history in a delightful blend of unique natural vistas and historic landmarks. A surprising amount…

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Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream”

January 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream” Sunday, January 28, 1pm Drop in and enjoy a guided tour of “Creating the Dream: George Merrick and His Vision for Coral Merrick went from thirteen-year old farmer’s son to development king! This inspiring American story addresses local history and urban design. Museum admission rates apply.

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February 2018

Mercedes-Benz of Coral Gables Gallery Night Live!

February 2 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Mercedes-Benz of Coral Gables Gallery Night Live! February 2, 6pm-10pm Join us for the public opening of 100 years Humanitarian Partnership:  The American Red Cross in South Florida, featured local artist, Brian King, and featured gift shop vendor, Elvira Jimenez. Free museum admission, live music by UM Frost School of Music, and cash bar tonight and every first Friday of the month in conjunction with Coral Gables Gallery Night. FREE

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Downtown Walking Tour

February 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Walking Tour

Saturday, February 3,  11am Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater, and riding club. Newer additions to the cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by the Historic Preservation…

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Bank of America – Museums On Us Weekend

February 3 @ 4:00 pm - February 4 @ 5:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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bank of america

Bank of America – Museums On Us Weekend Saturday, Feb 3 & 4 2018 Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders get free admission when they show their credit or debit cards with proof of ID. Cardholders may take advantage of our Saturday 11am Downtown Walking Tour and Sunday 1pm exhibit tour, included with their free admission this weekend and every 1st full weekend of the month!

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Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream”

February 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream” Sunday, February 4, 1pm Drop in and enjoy a guided tour of “Creating the Dream: George Merrick and His Vision for Coral Merrick went from thirteen-year old farmer’s son to development king! This inspiring American story addresses local history and urban design. Museum admission rates apply.

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Downtown Walking Tour

February 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Walking Tour

Downtown Walking Tour Saturday, February  10,  11am Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater, and riding club. Newer additions to the cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by…

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FAMILY DAY

February 10 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Family Day February 2018

FAMILY DAY February 10, 2-5pm Celebrate love and friendship! Children participate in a variety of arts and crafts activities. Get creative on our Valentine’s day card-making station. Make your own heart puppets and hand prints. Enjoy a musical performance. Participate in a building scavenger hunt and a kid-friendly exhibit tour. Free admission to all exhibits. Check with Aragon partners, Books & Books & the Coral Gables Art Cinema, to find more family fun happening on this day! Free. Coral Gables Museum, 285…

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Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream”

February 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream” Sunday, February 11,  1pm Drop in and enjoy a guided tour of “Creating the Dream: George Merrick and His Vision for Coral Merrick went from thirteen-year old farmer’s son to development king! This inspiring American story addresses local history and urban design. Museum admission rates apply.

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“Heart Strings” – Valentine’s Day Concert by Alhambra Quartet With Pianist Mia Vassilev

February 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Valentines Day

“Heart Strings” – Valentine’s Day Concert by Alhambra Quartet With Pianist Mia Vassilev Wednesday evening, Feb. 14th, 7:00 PM, Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables  FL  33134 Celebrate Valentine’s Day with an intimate musical experience in the historic Coral Gables Museum building, just steps away from downtown Coral Gables’ lovely restaurants. This concert includes open wine bar, chocolates and Museum admission.  The Alhambra Orchestra’s string quartet, with pianist Mia Vassilev, returns to the museum for a concert of…

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Downtown Walking Tour

February 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Walking Tour

Downtown Walking Tour Saturday, February  17,  11am Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater, and riding club. Newer additions to the cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by…

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Gables Bike Tour: The Villages

February 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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GBT City

Gables Bike Tour: The Villages Sunday, February 18, 10am Did you know that City of Coral Gables Founder George Merrick planned 14 international-themed villages for Coral Gables, but only seven were built? You will be amazed at the architectural styles from around the world that exist right here in our own backyard.   Presented by Coral Gables Museum and Bike Walk Coral Gables. Bike rentals and helmets (required for children under 16) are available at No Boundaries.   $10; $5…

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Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream”

February 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream” Sunday, February 18,  1pm Drop in and enjoy a guided tour of “Creating the Dream: George Merrick and His Vision for Coral Merrick went from thirteen-year old farmer’s son to development king! This inspiring American story addresses local history and urban design. Museum admission rates apply.

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Downtown Walking Tour

February 20 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Downtown Walking Tour Saturday, Mar. 31 , 11am Downtown Walking Tour Saturday, Mar. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 , 11am Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater, and riding club. Newer additions to the…

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Lunch & Learn: “Puccini Among the Palms”

February 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Justin Moss

Lunch & Learn: "Puccini Among the Palms" Friday, Feb. 23, 12 - 2pm Calling all music lovers! Join us at the Museum for another illuminating edition of Lunch & Learn, as Justin Moss of the Florida Grand Opera takes attendees on a journey through Miami's rich - but little-known - opera history. The event will include a discussion of how Miami's social history intertwined with the presentation of opera, and ends on a high note with delicious lunch and conversation…

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Downtown Walking Tour

February 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Walking Tour

Saturday, February 24, 11am Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater, and riding club. Newer additions to the cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by the Historic Preservation…

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Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream”

February 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream” Sunday, February  25, 1pm Drop in and enjoy a guided tour of “Creating the Dream: George Merrick and His Vision for Coral Merrick went from thirteen-year old farmer’s son to development king! This inspiring American story addresses local history and urban design. Museum admission rates apply.

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Waterway Canoe Tour

February 25 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Waterway Canoe Tour

Waterway Canoe Tour Sunday, February 25, 9:30am Enjoy a day out on the Coral Gables Waterway, a man-made system of canals that added 40 miles of waterfront to the City from Biscayne Bay through the residential section to the grand golf course at the Biltmore Hotel. This is a leisure canoeing experience led by EcoAdventure and Coral Gables Museum staff that encompasses both nature and history in a delightful blend of unique natural vistas and historic landmarks. A surprising amount…

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March 2018

Cross-Pollination: Honeybees and Murano Glass VIP Member’s Preview Reception

March 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Judy Harvest

Cross-Pollination: Honeybees and Murano Glass VIP Member’s Preview Reception March 1, 2018, 6-8pm Members will have the opportunity to view the museum’s latest exhibition featuring the work of Judi Harvest as she draws parallels between the Murano Glass families and the world’s bee populations. Open bar ad light bites will be provided. Member exclusive event. RSVP Only

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Mercedes-Benz of Coral Gables Gallery Night Live!

March 2 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Mercedes-Benz of Coral Gables Gallery Night Live! Feb. 2, 6-10pm Join us for Gallery Night Live, sponsored by Mercedes-Benz of Coral Gables, for the public opening of Cross-Pollination: Honeybees and Murano Glass, a solo exhibition on the work or Judi Harvest. We will also feature local artists Marc Greenblum and Susan Feliciano, along with featured gift shop vendor, Elvira Jimenez.

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Downtown Walking Tour

March 3 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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$5
Walking Tour

Downtown Walking Tour Saturday, March 3, 11am Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater, and riding club. Newer additions to the cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by…

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Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream”

March 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream” Sunday, Mar. 4, 1pm Drop in and enjoy a guided tour of “Creating the Dream: George Merrick and His Vision for Coral Merrick went from thirteen-year old farmer’s son to development king! This inspiring American story addresses local history and urban design. Museum admission rates apply.

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Downtown Walking Tour

March 10 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Walking Tour

Downtown Walking Tour Saturday, Mar. 10, 11am Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater, and riding club. Newer additions to the cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by…

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Family Day

March 10 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Food Scientists / June 11 - 22, 2018

Family Day Saturday, Mar. 10, 2-5pm CGM goes Green! A kid-friendly St. Patrick’s Day Celebration. Join us for an afternoon of craft activities, face painting, and Irish games! Enjoy a musical performance. An Irish storytelling session. Participate in a leprechaun scavenger hunt and a kid-friendly exhibit tour. Free admission to all exhibits. Check with Aragon partners, Books & Books & the Coral Gables Art Cinema, to find more family fun happening on this day! Free. Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon…

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Artist led tour of CROSS-POLLINATION: Honeybees and Murano Glass

March 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Judy Harvest

Sip on some mimosas and take a tour of our latest exhibition with artist, Judi Harvest! Learn about Murano glass, honeybees, and how the two are interlinked in her latest series of works. Regular museum admission applies. Members FREE Mimosas $5

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Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream”

March 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream” Sunday, Mar. 11, 1pm Drop in and enjoy a guided tour of “Creating the Dream: George Merrick and His Vision for Coral Merrick went from thirteen-year old farmer’s son to development king! This inspiring American story addresses local history and urban design. Museum admission rates apply.

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Girl Scouts Detective

March 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Girl Scouts

Badge Category: Investigation Audience: Junior (grades 4-5) Theme: Detective CGM Program: Downtown Walking Tour with urban archeology spin for Girl Scouts. Can you guess what this building was originally? There are many buildings in Coral Gables from the 1920s that are on this tour and would be perfect for this theme. For example, did you know that the Coral Gables Museum used to be the Old Police and Fire Station? And the Bank of America building used to be an…

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Downtown Walking Tour

March 17 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Walking Tour

Downtown Walking Tour Saturday, Mar. 17, 11am Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater, and riding club. Newer additions to the cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by…

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Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream”

March 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream” Sunday, Mar 18 1pm Drop in and enjoy a guided tour of “Creating the Dream: George Merrick and His Vision for Coral Merrick went from thirteen-year old farmer’s son to development king! This inspiring American story addresses local history and urban design. Museum admission rates apply.  

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City Trekker One Day Camp

March 23 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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City Trekker Spring Camp 2018

City Trekker One Day Camp Friday, March 23, 9-5pm No school, no problem! Kids, ages 5-12, are invited to attend CGM’s City Trekker One-Day Camp from 9am-5pm for a full-day of fun! Celebrate National Puppy Day! Explore the world of dogs and learn all about pet care and safety guidelines. Campers learn to identify canine feelings and discover how a compassionate human makes for a happy pup! Campers enjoy arts and crafts, STEM activities, gallery hunts, outdoor play and other…

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Downtown Walking Tour

March 24 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Walking Tour

Downtown Walking Tour Saturday, Mar. 24, 11am Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater, and riding club. Newer additions to the cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by…

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Waterway Canoe Tour

March 25 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Canoe Tour

Waterway Canoe Tour Sunday, March 25, 9:30am Enjoy a day out on the Coral Gables Waterway! This leisure canoeing experience led by Miami EcoAdventures and Coral Gables Museum staff encompasses both nature and history in a delightful blend of unique natural vistas and historic landmarks. We’ll explore Gables’ manmade system of canals, which added an impressive 40 miles of waterfront to the City - from Biscayne Bay through the residential section, to the grand golf course at the Biltmore Hotel.…

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Gables Bike Tour: Gables Bike Day

March 25 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Gables Bike Tour

Gables Bike Tour: Gables Bike Day Sunday, Mar. 25, 12pm Bring the whole family to the historic Coral Gables City Hall for the 7th Annual Gables Bike Day, from Noon to 3pm! Lejeune Road to Segovia will be closed to vehicular traffic and filled with food trucks, giveaways, kids’ activities, fitness classes, music, and much more! Come with bikes, skates, kids, and friends to enjoy FREE bike tours, kids’ activities, bike safety lessons, exercise classes, city-wide scavenger hunt, and more.

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Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream”

March 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream” Sunday, Mar. 25, 1pm Drop in and enjoy a guided tour of “Creating the Dream: George Merrick and His Vision for Coral Merrick went from thirteen-year old farmer’s son to development king! This inspiring American story addresses local history and urban design. Museum admission rates apply.

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City Trekker Spring Camp 2018

March 26 @ 9:00 am - March 30 @ 5:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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City Trekker Spring Camp 2018

City Trekker Spring Camp 2018 Monday, March 26-30, 9-5pm TinkFun! Tink it’s not possible? Tink again! Join our City Trekkers’ Tinkering Lab, where campers will use motores, marbles, and even play-doh to create an array of electronic sculptures, squishy circuitry, and other whacky machines. The possibilities are endless! Our City Trekkers will participate in field trips and special presentations that will spark their imagination, generate fresh ideas, and help them find solutions to fun STEAM focused experiments. Campers will make,…

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The Coming Reality of Sea Level Rise: What it means for Coral Gables -SOLD OUT

March 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Hal Wanless

Join us for an enlightening lecture by Dr. Harold R. Wanless, Professor,Dept. of Geological Sciences at the University of Miami, as he discusses the impact sea level rise will have on Coral Gables. Enjoy a complimentary tasting of Global Warming Chili. Current members free. Everyone that registered prior to March. 5th before 12pm are complimentary.    Tickets are $15.00 on Eventbrite:  Cash bar $7 cocktails and wine   $5 beer  A law firm providing innovative and cost-effective solutions to your business…

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Artisans of Venice: An Endangered Species or the Promise of the Future?

March 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Giulia lecture

This free lecture is inspired by the latest exhibition featuring the work of Judi Harvest, Cross-Pollination: Honeybees and Murano Glass. The Coral Gables Museum has invited Giulia Bernardini, art historian and founder of art travel company Wonderfeast, to explore the role of the Venetian artisan in a modern world.   Artisans of Venice: An Endangered Species or the Promise of the Future? Venice has long been known for its exceptional artisans: from the glass-blowers of Murano to the lace-makers of Burano…

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April 2018

Museum Closed – Easter

April 1
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Museum Holiday - Easter

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Autism Awareness Pop-Up Exhibit

April 4 @ 12:00 pm - April 8 @ 5:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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autism

“I am 1 of you” is the inclusive message behind this Art and Educational Exhibit at the Coral Gables Museum. The Museum in partnership with Crystal Academy, is dedicating its Community Meeting Room to Autism Awareness, Intervention and Triumphs. Sponsored by Ocean Bank, the exhibit will have an Interactive, multimedia, educational exposition with the goal of guiding visitors through the journey of autism.   This exhibit will include a unique peek into the soul of families and their strong love…

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Mercedes-Benz of Coral Gables Gallery Night Live!

April 6 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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gallery night

Join us for Gallery Night Live, sponsored by Mercedes-Benz of Coral Gables. Featuring a pop-exhibition in partnership with Crystal Academy our newest Caribbee Club artist, Terry Mulrooney, along with featured gift shop vendors, Sue-Bee Q Jewelry and Karen Segal, Sculptor. Free museum admission, live music by Jack Lax from the UM Frost School of Music, and cash bar tonight and every first Friday of the month in conjunction with Coral Gables Gallery Night. FREE.

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Caribbee Club Featured Artist: Terry Arroyo Mulrooney

April 6 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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terry

Born in Venezuela, Terry Arroyo Mulrooney has made Miami her home since early childhood. Mostly a self-taught artist, her goal is to exclusively master the difficult art form of watercolor. Her traditional, yet unique and recognizable style has garnered her multiple awards and inclusion in various solo and group gallery exhibitions. Her paintings have been chosen for local festival posters, published in various art magazines, and displayed in private collections worldwide. "My art is a collaboration of my vision and…

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Downtown Walking Tour

April 7 @ 11:00 am
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Walking Tour

Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater, and riding club. Newer additions to the cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables.…

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Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream”

April 8 @ 1:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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tour exhibits

Drop in and enjoy a guided tour of “Creating the Dream: George Merrick and His Vision for Coral Merrick went from thirteen-year old farmer’s son to development king! This inspiring American story addresses local history and urban design. Museum admission rates apply.

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Downtown Walking Tour

April 14 @ 11:00 am
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Walking Tour

Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater, and riding club. Newer additions to the cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables.…

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Yoga with Ashley Jugo

April 14 @ 11:30 am - 12:15 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Yoga

Join us in the courtyard on Saturday, April 14th for a complimentary yoga class with yoga instructor, Ashley Jugo.  

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Family Day

April 14 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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family day

Attention little-tree huggers! CGM celebrates Earth Day. Children participate in a variety of arts and crafts activities. Participate in a recycling 101 workshop. Enjoy a musical performance. Participate in an earth-friendly scavenger hunt. Free admission to all exhibits.   Check with Aragon partners, Books & Books & the Coral Gables Art Cinema, to find more family fun happening on this day! Free. Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Ave. Coral Gables. www.coralgablesmuseum.org Free.

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Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream”

April 15 @ 1:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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tour exhibits

Drop in and enjoy a guided tour of “Creating the Dream: George Merrick and His Vision for Coral Merrick went from thirteen-year old farmer’s son to development king! This inspiring American story addresses local history and urban design. Museum admission rates apply.

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Downtown Walking Tour

April 21 @ 11:00 am
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Walking Tour

Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater, and riding club. Newer additions to the cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables.…

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Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream”

April 22 @ 1:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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tour exhibits

Drop in and enjoy a guided tour of “Creating the Dream: George Merrick and His Vision for Coral Merrick went from thirteen-year old farmer’s son to development king! This inspiring American story addresses local history and urban design. Museum admission rates apply.

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Sculptress Forgotten: A Mystery Solved

April 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Sculptress Forgotten III

Have you ever been curious about the artist behind the iconic firemen’s busts on our historic building? Well, join us on April 25th from 6-8 to find out more about this elusive artist. Having vanished from the public eye for almost 80 years, her mysterious story comes back from the depths of time to be retold in a one -on-one discussion between the museum’s Executive Director, John Allen, and budding historian and research assistant, Orestes Gonzalez. Both will discuss the…

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Lunch & Learn Presented by Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust

April 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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100 Years of Humanitarian Partnership: The American Red Cross in South Florida / February 2 - May 7 2018

Join us for an enthralling look back on the founding of the South Florida Red Cross as Red Cross Archivist, Susan Watson speaks about the objects on view in our current exhibition 100 Years of Humanitarian Partnership:  The American Red Cross in South Florida. Susan Robbins Watson is an archivist and the manager for historical programs and collections with the American Red Cross. She is responsible for administering public programming, responding to inquiries, developing exhibits, and overseeing the care and…

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Downtown Walking Tour

April 28 @ 11:00 am
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Walking Tour

Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater, and riding club. Newer additions to the cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables.…

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Waterway Canoe Tour

April 29 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Waterway Canoe Tour

Enjoy a day out on the Coral Gables Waterway! This leisure canoeing experience led by Miami EcoAdventures and Coral Gables Museum staff encompasses both nature and history in a delightful blend of unique natural vistas and historic landmarks. We’ll explore Gables’ manmade system of canals, which added an impressive 40 miles of waterfront to the City - from Biscayne Bay through the residential section, to the grand golf course at the Biltmore Hotel. A surprising amount of wildlife can be…

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Waterway Canoe Tour – SOLD OUT!

April 29 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Waterway Canoe Tour

Enjoy a day out on the Coral Gables Waterway! This leisure canoeing experience led by Miami EcoAdventures and Coral Gables Museum staff encompasses both nature and history in a delightful blend of unique natural vistas and historic landmarks. We’ll explore Gables’ manmade system of canals, which added an impressive 40 miles of waterfront to the City – from Biscayne Bay through the residential section, to the grand golf course at the Biltmore Hotel. A surprising amount of wildlife can be…

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Gables Bike Tour: Bike & BBQ

April 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Bike-Ride

Work up an appetite on this group ride from the Coral Gables Museum through our lush city streets to Matheson Hammock Park, a 1930's New Deal development that remains as Coral Gables' largest public park. Enjoy the historic coral rock buildings, nature trails, and picnic pavilions and be rewarded with delicious grilled hot-dogs and burgers (included with tour price). This long 12-mile ride is not recommended for children under 10 years old. $10; $5 for Museum or Bike Walk Coral…

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Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream”

April 29 @ 1:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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tour exhibits

Drop in and enjoy a guided tour of “Creating the Dream: George Merrick and His Vision for Coral Merrick went from thirteen-year old farmer’s son to development king! This inspiring American story addresses local history and urban design. Museum admission rates apply.

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May 2018

Mercedes-Benz of Coral Gables Gallery Night Live!

May 4 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Join us for Gallery Night Live, sponsored by Mercedes-Benz of Coral Gables. Featuring local artist, Marilyn Valiente, our Caribbee Club artist, Terry Mulrooney, along with featured gift shop vendor, Lorena Gomez of Andani Crafts, and guest artisans Veronica Hernandez and Ariocha Perez from Mexican Craft & Pottery, Inc. amongst others. Free museum admission, live music by the Indigos, and cash bar tonight and every first Friday of the month in conjunction with Coral Gables Gallery Night. FREE. Artist websites: https://www.valientestudios.com/nature…

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Downtown Walking Tour

May 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Walking Tour

Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater, and riding club. Newer additions to the cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables.…

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Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream”

May 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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tour exhibits

Drop in and enjoy a guided tour of “Creating the Dream: George Merrick and His Vision for Coral Merrick went from thirteen-year old farmer’s son to development king! This inspiring American story addresses local history and urban design. Museum admission rates apply.  

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Downtown Walking Tour

May 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Walking Tour

Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater, and riding club. Newer additions to the cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables.…

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Family Day on Aragon

May 12 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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mother's day

Happy Mother’s Day! Come and enjoy a fun-filled day honoring mothers.  We will have musical performances and create beautiful gifts for all the mothers in our lives. There will also be a photo booth to pose for pictures with mom and the whole family. Participate in a scavenger hunt, throughout the galleries of the museum, highlighting mothers and their families. Check with Aragon partners, Books & Books & the Coral Gables Art Cinema, to find more family fun happening on…

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Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream”

May 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Drop in and enjoy a guided tour of “Creating the Dream: George Merrick and His Vision for Coral Merrick went from thirteen-year old farmer’s son to development king! This inspiring American story addresses local history and urban design. Museum admission rates apply.

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Downtown Walking Tour

May 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Walking Tour

Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater, and riding club. Newer additions to the cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables.…

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Gables Bike Tour: Simply DeGarmo

May 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Bike-Ride

Often called “Miami’s Favorite Architect,” Walter DeGarmo was the first registered architect in the Miami area and highly instrumental in adapting the Mission Revival and Mediterranean styles to the South Florida climate. Join us on an architectural journey through time and place as we visit landmark structures designed by Mr. DeGarmo and trace the progression of his architectural portfolio. $10 Non-member; $5  for Museum or Bike Walk Coral Gables members and children under 12.

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Artist Led Tour of Cross-Pollination: Honeybees and Murano Glass with Judi Harvest

May 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Judy Harvest

This is your last chance to see Judi Harvest’s solo exhibition, Cross-Pollination: Honeybees and Murano Glass! The artist will lead visitors through the exhibition as she speaks about her work, her process, and her inspiration.   Regular museum admission applies: $7 adults $3 children 6-12, FREE children 1-5 FREE for Museum Members

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Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream”

May 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Drop in and enjoy a guided tour of “Creating the Dream: George Merrick and His Vision for Coral Merrick went from thirteen-year old farmer’s son to development king! This inspiring American story addresses local history and urban design. Museum admission rates apply.

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Displacement and Architecture Symposium

May 23 @ 5:30 am - 8:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Symposium

The Forum for Architecture, Culture and Spirituality presents the "Displacement and Architecture Symposium," in partnership with the School of Architecture, University of Miami; the Coral Gables Museum; the AIA Miami; and The Aga Khan Award for Architecture. The aim of this symposium is to promote a broad discussion amongst practitioners and scholars on the tangible and intangible dimensions and mitigations of displacement, addressing the physical as well as spiritual ramifications of natural disaster, forced migration or deportation. Held at the Coral…

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Downtown Walking Tour

May 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Walking Tour

Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater, and riding club. Newer additions to the cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables.…

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Waterway Canoe Tour – SOLD OUT

May 27 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Waterway Canoe Tour

Enjoy a day out on the Coral Gables Waterway! This leisure canoeing experience led by Miami EcoAdventures and Coral Gables Museum staff encompasses both nature and history in a delightful blend of unique natural vistas and historic landmarks. We’ll explore Gables’ manmade system of canals, which added an impressive 40 miles of waterfront to the City – from Biscayne Bay through the residential section, to the grand golf course at the Biltmore Hotel. A surprising amount of wildlife can be…

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Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream”

May 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Drop in and enjoy a guided tour of “Creating the Dream: George Merrick and His Vision for Coral Merrick went from thirteen-year old farmer’s son to development king! This inspiring American story addresses local history and urban design. Museum admission rates apply.

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Museum Closed – Memorial Day

May 28 - May 29
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Museum Holiday - Memorial Day

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Palaces Behind the Palms: The Great Estates of Early Miami

May 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Miami Panorama

This is the final installment of the Museum's Spring Lecture Series, presented by Ser & Associates. Ever wonder what was in the minds of Miami’s earliest residents? Us too. Join us as we bring together some of Miami’s most unique historically focused institutions as we explore the lives and influences of Glenn Curtiss, James Deering, and George Merrick. The aesthetic vision and architectural influences of these early developers can still be seen today throughout Miami, from Opa-Locka to Biscayne Bay. Representatives…

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June 2018

Caribee Club Artist: Gerald Obregon

June 1 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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“I enjoy the process of painting. Each piece I paint is a visual problem to solve. Sometimes the problem is color. Sometimes the problem is value. Sometimes the problem is using just the right touch on the brush to apply the paint onto the canvas. With each piece I complete, I find the answer is a small piece of a large puzzle that will never be solved. I am fascinated by the work of the Impressionists and how they worked with colors applied in a…

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Coral Gables Museum 2018 Student Visual Arts Juried Competition presented by the William J. & Tina Rosenberg Foundation

June 1 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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In an annual contest open to high-school students from invited schools, young artists compete to have their artwork featured in a special Museum exhibition. Hosted by The Museum Project, CGM’s teen mentorship and volunteer program, this visual arts contest is judged by a qualified, independent panel and awards three top prizes. Finalists will be notified and show their submitted visual arts pieces at an exhibition held Friday, June 1. The Closing Night Reception will take place the evening of Thursday,…

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Mercedes-Benz of Coral Gables Gallery Night Live!

June 1 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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This month’s edition of Gallery Night Live features a special Father’s Day market. View or shop unique items from Osvaldo “Valdy” Alba of Cuban Crafters and Genesis of OFO, works by Caribee Club artist Gerald Obregon, and artisanal goods by featured gift shop vendor Diana M. Gonzalez of DMG Pottery. Sponsored by Mercedes-Benz of Coral Gables. Free museum admission, live music by Jesus Manuel y su Orchestra and cash bar every first Friday of the month in conjunction with Coral…

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Downtown Walking Tour

June 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Walking Tour

Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater and riding club. Newer additions to the cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables.…

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Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream”

June 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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tour exhibits

Drop in and enjoy a guided tour of “Creating the Dream: George Merrick and His Vision for Coral Gables.” In a journey through history, learn how Merrick went from a 13-year-old farmer’s son to a visionary development king. This inspiring American story addresses local history and urban design. Museum admission rates apply.

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City Trekker One-Day Camp

June 8 @ 8:45 am - 5:15 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Camp Illustrated

No school, no problem! Kids ages 5-12 are invited to attend CGM’s City Trekker One-Day Camp from for a full day of fun. On June 8, we’re celebrating World Oceans Day by seeing what it’s like to be a marine scientist, exploring underwater ecosystems, learning about coral reef ecology, and discovering lesser-known deep sea creatures! Campers enjoy arts and crafts, STEM activities, gallery hunts, outdoor play and other exciting activities while learning how to protect the ocean. Parents, no need…

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Downtown Walking Tour

June 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Walking Tour

Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater and riding club. Newer additions to the cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables.…

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Family Day: Kon’nichiwa!

June 9 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Families are invited to immerse themselves in Japanese culture! Join us for a day of cultural performances, authentic crafts like calligraphy and origami, and classic Japanese games. Check with our Aragon partners, Books & Books and the Coral Gables Art Cinema, to find more family fun happening on this day. FREE.  

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Waterway Canoe Tour

June 10 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Waterway Canoe Tour

Enjoy a day out on the Coral Gables Waterway! This leisure canoeing experience led by Miami EcoAdventures and Coral Gables Museum staff encompasses both nature and history in a delightful blend of unique natural vistas and historic landmarks. We’ll explore Gables’ manmade system of canals, which added an impressive 40 miles of waterfront to the City – from Biscayne Bay through the residential section, to the grand golf course at the Biltmore Hotel. A surprising amount of wildlife can be…

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Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream”

June 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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tour exhibits

Drop in and enjoy a guided tour of “Creating the Dream: George Merrick and His Vision for Coral Gables.” In a journey through history, learn how Merrick went from a 13-year-old farmer’s son to a visionary development king. This inspiring American story addresses local history and urban design. Museum admission rates apply.

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City Trekker Summer Camp Session 1: “Food Scientists”

June 11 @ 8:45 am - June 22 @ 5:15 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Food Scientists / June 11 - 22, 2018

Explore the science of food! Campers participate in farm-to-table experience that includes hands-on learning activities and field trips related to agriculture, food, nutrition and healthy eating habits. City Trekkers will also learn about molecular gastronomy, discover the science behind the sense of smell, and investigate how their bodies process the food they eat. Campers will even create works of art inspired by their favorite meals!   Tuition rates: Members (Family): $450/session Non-Members: $500/session   To register now, complete the City…

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Downtown Walking Tour

June 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Walking Tour

Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater and riding club. Newer additions to the Cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables.…

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Gables Bike Tour: Dreamer of Dreams

June 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Gables Bike Tour: Dreamer of Dreams Sunday, June 17, 10am   Join us for a special Father's Day tour to celebrate the life work of city founder, George Merrick, in developing Coral Gables. Visit his family's plantation, the cottage he built for his wife, the Merricks' final home in the Gables, and his favorite building built in the Gables. The story of Coral Gables and the Merricks is one of hopes and dreams, hard work and dedication, ups and downs,…

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Exhibit Tour of “Creating the Dream”

June 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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tour exhibits

Drop in and enjoy a guided tour of “Creating the Dream: George Merrick and His Vision for Coral Gables.” In a journey through history, learn how Merrick went from a 13-year-old farmer’s son to a visionary development king. This inspiring American story addresses local history and urban design. Museum admission rates apply.

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Downtown Walking Tour

June 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Walking Tour

Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater and riding club. Newer additions to the Cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables.…

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Waterway Canoe Tour

June 24 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Waterway Canoe Tour

Enjoy a day out on the Coral Gables Waterway! This leisure canoeing experience led by Miami EcoAdventures and Coral Gables Museum staff encompasses both nature and history in a delightful blend of unique natural vistas and historic landmarks. We’ll explore Gables’ manmade system of canals, which added an impressive 40 miles of waterfront to the City – from Biscayne Bay through the residential section, to the grand golf course at the Biltmore Hotel. A surprising amount of wildlife can be…

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City Trekker Summer Camp Session 2: “Junior Art Detectives”

June 25 @ 8:45 am - July 6 @ 5:15 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Junior Art Detectives / June 25 - July 6, 2018 (closed July 4)

Investigate the mysteries behind famous works of art! Campers identify different artistic disciplines through research, investigation and guided discovery, learning about artists’ lives and creative processes through storytelling and experimentation. City Trekkers will participate in field trips, scavenger hunts, and gallery-inspired activities while developing their observation, collaboration and problem-solving skills.   To register now, complete the City Trekker Summer Camp Registration Form and email education@coralgablesmuseum.org or contact Museum Education Staff at 305.603.8067.   Tuition rates: Members (Family): $450/session Non-Members: $500/session…

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Downtown Walking Tour

June 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Walking Tour

Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater and riding club. Newer additions to the Cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables.…

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July 2018

Museum Closed – Independence Day

July 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Museum Holiday - Independence Day

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Mercedes-Benz of Coral Gables Gallery Night Live!

July 6 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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This event happens every first Friday of the month in conjunction with Coral Gables Gallery Night. Enjoy live music by the duet Sincopa ( Jessica Clemente, voice and percussion & Rafael Evora, Keyboard ) who will interpret boleros, guarachas, sones and other traditional Cuban genres. The pop up exhibition, Kubes in Action by artist Rafael Montilla will premiere at the Community Meeting Room. There will be a cash bar. Admission to the Museum is FREE.

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Downtown Walking Tour

July 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Walking Tour

Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater and riding club. Newer additions to the Cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables.…

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City Trekker Summer Camp Session 3: “Design Squad”

July 9 @ 8:45 am - July 20 @ 5:15 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Design Squad / July 9 – 20, 2018

Creativity unleashed! Campers brainstorm design projects, explore building techniques, and learn about the collaborative design process. City Trekkers will engage in engineering and construction challenges while building their creative confidence. STEAM hands-on activities, presentations, and field trips encourage campers to think outside the box, hone their sketching skills and foster an inventive approach to problem-solving. To register now, complete the City Trekker Summer Camp Registration Form and email: cristina@coralgablesmuseum.org or contact Museum Education Staff at 305.603.8067. Campers enjoy field trips to the Deering…

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HANDS ON HISTORY! Community Clean Up

July 14 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery, 3001 NW 46th St.
Miami, FL 33142 United States
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Lincoln Memorial park is a historic, African-American cemetery that has been in use  for Nearly 100 years. Due to years of disrepair, this historic site is in need of a caring touch by community members. Join us on Saturday at Lincoln Memorial park to put your Hands on History!   Address: Lincoln Memorial Park 3001 NW 46th st., Miami, FL 33142   For more Info contact: Malcolm@coralgablesmuseum.org

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Downtown Walking Tour

July 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Walking Tour

Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater and riding club. Newer additions to the Cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables.…

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Family Day on Aragon – Bastille Day!

July 14 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Celebrate the symbols of the French Revolution through French culture and time-traveling through art history.  Kids can partake in a revolution reenactment, build their own Eiffel Tower models, recreate Van Gogh’s “Starry Night,” Museum scavenger hunts, and more! Free.

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Waterway Canoe Tour

July 15 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Waterway Canoe Tour

Enjoy a day out on the Coral Gables Waterway! This leisure canoeing experience led by Miami EcoAdventures and Coral Gables Museum staff encompasses both nature and history in a delightful blend of unique natural vistas and historic landmarks. We’ll explore Gables’ manmade system of canals, which added an impressive 40 miles of waterfront to the City – from Biscayne Bay through the residential section, to the grand golf course at the Biltmore Hotel. A surprising amount of wildlife can be…

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Gables Bike Tours

July 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Bike Tour

The best way to experience the ambiance of Coral Gables is on a leisurely bike ride down the famous tree-lined boulevards, past the public parks, plazas and fountains, and by the beautiful homes and gardens. Join us for fun, educational bicycle tours through The City Beautiful every 3rd Sunday of every month. Each tour offers a different theme and route! Presented by Coral Gables Museum and Bike Walk Coral Gables. Bike rentals and helmets (required for children under 16) are…

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Downtown Walking Tour

July 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Walking Tour

Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater and riding club. Newer additions to the Cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables.…

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City Trekker Summer Camp Session 4: “Trick the Eye!”

July 23 @ 8:45 am - August 3 @ 5:15 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Do you see what I see? City Trekkers explore the world of optical illusions! Campers learn basic principles of visual processing and explore the relationship between the brain and sense of sight. They develop analytic and creative skills while participating in fun field experiences, arts & crafts activities, and science experiments. Campers enjoy field trips to the Perez Art Museum, Phillips Park, and Venetian Pool. To register now, complete the City Trekker Summer Camp Registration Form and email: cristina@coralgablesmuseum.org or contact Museum Education…

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Downtown Walking Tour

July 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Walking Tour

Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater and riding club. Newer additions to the Cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables.…

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Waterway Canoe Tour

July 29 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Waterway Canoe Tour

Enjoy a day out on the Coral Gables Waterway! This leisure canoeing experience led by Miami EcoAdventures and Coral Gables Museum staff encompasses both nature and history in a delightful blend of unique natural vistas and historic landmarks. We’ll explore Gables’ manmade system of canals, which added an impressive 40 miles of waterfront to the City – from Biscayne Bay through the residential section, to the grand golf course at the Biltmore Hotel. A surprising amount of wildlife can be…

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August 2018

Sacred Ground: The Rise, Fall and Revival of Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery

August 3
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Sacred Ground: The Rise, Fall & Revival of Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery Anthony R. Abraham Family Gallery Friday, Aug. 3 - Tuesday, Nov. 6 Highlights from the Archives and Restoration of Lincoln Memorial Park Exhibition Caretakers, by Pulitzer Prize Artist Carl Juste and C. W. Griffin August 3rd - November 6th, 2018 Sacred Ground… brings to the public eye a selection of documents and objects from the archives and grounds of Lincoln Memorial Park, one of Miami’s most historically relevant,…

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Caribbee Club Artist: Abdiel Acosta

August 3
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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  August 3rd - October 2nd “I’ve always had a deep affinity to the ocean and its timeless connection to men. I am drawn to the historical and mythological creatures inhabiting its depths which, in my work, appear combined with my own fantasy. My constructions and recreations of the natural world lead me to reflect on the human existence, its identity and nature. Results are often as hybrid as the concepts I am working with and go from drawing, to…

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Mercedes-Benz of Coral Gables Gallery Night Live!

August 3 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Join us for Gallery Night Live, sponsored by Mercedes-Benz of Coral Gables, for the public opening of the exhibition, Sacred Ground: The Rise, Fall and Revival of Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery in Gallery 109 and the Anthony R. Abraham Family Gallery. Shifting Territories, a pop up video art exhibition by Miami-based Venezuelan artist Carola Bravo will premiere in the Community Meeting Room. Featured gift shop vendors will be Maury Martinez and Fabiola Arriaga, who bring a selection of intervened chairs…

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Downtown Walking Tour

August 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Walking Tour

Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater and riding club. Newer additions to the cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables.…

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City Trekker Summer Camp Session 5: The Power Within Me

August 6 @ 12:00 am - August 17 @ 12:00 am
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Campers will learn all about mindfulness awareness through fun activities, games, yoga, guided meditation and mindful breathing techniques. Special presentations, field trips and hands-on activities encourage campers to explore basic concepts of mindfulness.   Tuition: Members: $450/Session Non-Members: $500/Session   Sibling discount is offered for an additional $20 off per session per child.   Monday to Friday: 8:45 AM-5:15 PM Extended AM/PM care is offered for an additional fee.   To register now, complete the City Trekker Summer Camp Registration…

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Downtown Walking Tour

August 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Walking Tour

Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater and riding club. Newer additions to the cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables.…

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Family Day on Aragon – Back to School!

August 11 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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It’s that time of year again! Join us for a back to school extravaganza! Gear up for the upcoming school year by paying games, partaking in scavenger hunts, doing crafts, and watching exciting performances! Let’s end the summer with a bang.   Free.

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Panel Discussion: “The Rise, Fall and Revival of Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery”

August 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Presenters will refer to different aspects on the history of Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery. They will share interesting information found in its archives and grounds as well as relevant figures that are buried there. The conversation will end with a reflection on the present and future of the cemetery.   Panelists: Jessica Williams, Owner of Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery Arthur Kennedy, Caretaker of Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery John Allen, Executive Director, Coral Gables Museum Malcolm Lauredo, Director of Historic Research…

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Downtown Walking Tour

August 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Walking Tour

Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater and riding club. Newer additions to the cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables.…

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Gables Bike Tours: Tree Canopy Tour

August 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Bike Tour

Coral Gables has been an official Tree City USA for over 30 years! Discover the incredible variety of tree species that help provide shade on hot summer days. Kiki Mutis, environmental science educator, will help identify plant species, teach us about their cool characteristics, and remind us of their many benefits. This ride is family friendly. The best way to experience the ambiance of Coral Gables is on a leisurely bike ride down the famous tree-lined boulevards, past the public…

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Downtown Walking Tour

August 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Walking Tour

Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater and riding club. Newer additions to the cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables.…

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Waterway Canoe Tour

August 26 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Waterway Canoe Tour

Enjoy a day out on the Coral Gables Waterway! This leisure canoeing experience led by Miami EcoAdventures and Coral Gables Museum staff encompasses both nature and history in a delightful blend of unique natural vistas and historic landmarks. We’ll explore Gables’ manmade system of canals, which added an impressive 40 miles of waterfront to the City – from Biscayne Bay through the residential section, to the grand golf course at the Biltmore Hotel. A surprising amount of wildlife can be…

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September 2018

Downtown Walking Tour

September 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Walking Tour

Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater and riding club. Newer additions to the cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables.…

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Museum Closed – Labor Day

September 3
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Museum Holiday - Labor Day

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Talk: Caretakers; The Making-Of and Experiences behind the Show, by Artists Carl Juste and C. W. Griffin

September 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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In this presentation, renowned Miami Herald photographers Carl Juste and C.W. Griffin will relate many stories around the production of their exhibition Caretakers, now on view at the Museum. They will also share amazing, unpublished material - including photographs and video footage - that didn’t make it to the show. The public will have the opportunity to ask them questions about the process and about their previous works.   Wednesday, September 5th, 2018 – 6:30-8:30pm Community Meeting Room Coral Gables…

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Executive Exhibit Tour of “Sacred Ground”

September 6 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 4, 2018

Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Enjoy an in-depth account of “Sacred Ground; The Rise, Fall and Revival of Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery” with this curated tour of the cemetery’s archives and the show, Caretakers, by renowned Miami Herald photographers Carl Juste and C.W. Griffin.   Conducted by either the Executive Director, the Director of Historic Research or the Chief Curator of the Museum, it is an opportunity to learn much more than what you can see on the walls, and to ask questions on the…

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Mercedes-Benz of Coral Gables Gallery Night Live!

September 7 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Join us for Gallery Night Live, sponsored by Mercedes-Benz of Coral Gables! Exhibitions currently on view are “Sacred Ground: The Rise, Fall & Revival of Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery”, featuring highlights from the archives and restoration of Lincoln Memorial Park, and “Caretakers”, by renowned Miami Herald Photographers Carl Juste and C. W. Griffin.   Enjoy a jazz performance by RC Music Group musicians, along with classic Southern barbecue food by Brownsville’s local grill, Graveyard Inn - a team that generously…

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Downtown Walking Tour

September 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Walking Tour

Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater and riding club. Newer additions to the cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables.…

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Executive Exhibit Tour of “Sacred Ground”

September 8 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 4, 2018

Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Enjoy an in-depth account of “Sacred Ground; The Rise, Fall and Revival of Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery” with this curated tour of the cemetery’s archives and the show, Caretakers, by renowned Miami Herald photographers Carl Juste and C.W. Griffin.   Conducted by either the Executive Director, the Director of Historic Research or the Chief Curator of the Museum, it is an opportunity to learn much more than what you can see on the walls, and to ask questions on the…

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Family Day: Rock You Like a Hurricane!

September 8 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Join us for a fun-filled afternoon complete with practical tips on how to stay safe and have fun indoors during hurricane season. There will be crafts, activities, games and survival guides for families to get ready and start preparations. Come on in, meet our guest participants and learn hoe yo stay safe and have fun indoors during this hurricane season!   Free.

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Executive Exhibit Tour of “Sacred Ground”

September 9 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 4, 2018

Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Enjoy an in-depth account of “Sacred Ground; The Rise, Fall and Revival of Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery” with this curated tour of the cemetery’s archives and the show, Caretakers, by renowned Miami Herald photographers Carl Juste and C.W. Griffin.   Conducted by either the Executive Director, the Director of Historic Research or the Chief Curator of the Museum, it is an opportunity to learn much more than what you can see on the walls, and to ask questions on the…

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Annual Members Meeting & Season Preview Presentation

September 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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All current members are welcome to join the Museum's staff and board as we present our 2017-2018 Annual Report, thank our outgoing board members, and announce/approve our incoming board. After a short musical interlude, the public is welcome to join members as we offer a sneak-peek of our highly anticipated 2018-2019 Season’s exhibits, programs, lectures, tours, the 2nd Annual Holiday Extravaganza and more! Light bites and cash bar provided.   Former members are encouraged to attend and renew their memberships…

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Downtown Walking Tour

September 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Walking Tour

Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater and riding club. Newer additions to the cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. This program is generously supported by the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables.…

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Executive Exhibit Tour of “Sacred Ground”

September 15 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 4, 2018

Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Enjoy an in-depth account of “Sacred Ground; The Rise, Fall and Revival of Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery” with this curated tour of the cemetery’s archives and the show, Caretakers, by renowned Miami Herald photographers Carl Juste and C.W. Griffin.   Conducted by either the Executive Director, the Director of Historic Research or the Chief Curator of the Museum, it is an opportunity to learn much more than what you can see on the walls, and to ask questions on the…

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Gables Bike Tours

September 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Bike Tour

Join us for a special ride in South Miami-Dade, where there is always #MoreToExplore, to learn about their extensive trails network. Joined by County Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava, who represents the “Bike District,” the ride will show us ways in which the Gables can be more cycling friendly. This tour will start and end at Larry and Penny Thompson Memorial Park located at 12451 SW 184th Street. Presented by Coral Gables Museum and Bike Walk Coral Gables. Bike rentals and…

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Executive Exhibit Tour of “Sacred Ground”

September 16 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 4, 2018

Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Enjoy an in-depth account of “Sacred Ground; The Rise, Fall and Revival of Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery” with this curated tour of the cemetery’s archives and the show, Caretakers, by renowned Miami Herald photographers Carl Juste and C.W. Griffin.   Conducted by either the Executive Director, the Director of Historic Research or the Chief Curator of the Museum, it is an opportunity to learn much more than what you can see on the walls, and to ask questions on the…

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Exploring Coral Gables

September 19
Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Celebrate the History of the City Beautiful and learn about George Merrick’s vision for Coral Gables and the team that helped turn his dream into a reality! Campers will explore the history of Coral Gables by engaging in interactive tours of the museum & downtown Coral Gables, art making, gallery scavenger hunts, and themed activities and games that highlight Coral Gables’ unique past. The day is filled with both outdoor & indoor activities, in an environment where campers are encouraged…

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