Riding Florida’s Range

Long before the Wild West, Florida cowmen wrangled our country’s first cattle on the steamy, subtropical frontier. Read about them in FORUM magazine.

Educators, reserve your spot

Florida educators come explore Florida with us in spring and summer 2016. Apply now to participate in engaging, content-rich workshops. Find information and apply here.

Exploring the presidency

Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Jon Meacham will speak in Florida on “The Art of Leadership: Lessons from the Presidency.” Learn more.

We’re Gathering around Florida

Find adventure at one of our cultural Gatherings! Explore Tarpon Springs (March 4-6, 2016) and the Everglades (April 8-10, 2016). Click here for information and to register.

High school students!

Join fellow students from across the state at one of our engaging pre-college summer programs. For details, click here.

Think Florida, Think Water

Water is the essence of Florida’s identity. How has this liquid life force shaped life in Florida and what challenges do we face? Check out how you can explore these questions, here.

David-KirbyCongratulations to Poet David Kirby

The Florida Humanities Council Lifetime Achievement Award for Writing has gone to some of our state’s top writers since 2010. Poets, historians, and writers of fiction and nonfiction have been honored. This year’s award winner is a world-class poet and popular professor at Florida State University.    

Read all about it here


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Video Archive

Enjoy videos, public-television documentaries, and audio programs on interesting, engaging Florida topics related to our many programs. Watch now.

Digital FORUM Archive

Browse through FORUM’s Digital Editions, where you can access multimedia extras—videos, audio interviews, music and much more—that enhance our great magazine content.  Click here.

Grant Deadlines

Don’t miss our latest deadlines to apply for our Mini Grants, Major Grants, and special Grant Initiatives. All the information you need is here.