Aviation in Miami: The First 100 Years at the Museum of HistoryMiami explores the extensive engagement Miami and its people have had with the aviation industry since the first historic flights one hundred years ago. The exhibition is guest curated by architect and historian Antolin Garcia Carbonell who managed design and construction projects for the Miami-Dade Aviation Department for thirty years.
In this clip, Garcia Carbonell and Joanne Hyppolite, Ph.D., Chief Curator for History Miami talk about the exhibit.
There will be a wide variety of programming accompanying the exhibition. On the Third Thursday of every month the museum will present speakers, authors and panel discussions on topics such as Aviation Pioneers in Miami, Aviation PR, Security, the Miami-Latin American aviation connection and the history of significant local airlines such as Eastern Airlines and Pan American World Airways.