Throughout the month of February, the Florida Humanities Council is supporting a number of programs to celebrate Black History Month. These programs explore the richness of Florida’s African American history, culture, and art.
Don’t forget to browse our FORUM magazine archive, which holds many more stories of the African American experience in Florida.
If you haven’t already completed our online survey about FORUM magazine, we’d really appreciate it if you would do so now. It will help us as we plan future issues.
After taking the survey, you’ll have the option to enter our drawing for The Forgotten Coast book featuring photographs by Carlton Ward.
We are currently seeking applicants and community partners for upcoming opportunities.
|Mar 20, 2019 – Community Project Grants|
|May 15, 2019 – Community Project Grants|
|Jul 15, 2019 – Community Project Grants|
|Sept 16, 2019 – Community Project Grants|
|Nov 15, 2019 – Community Project Grants|
February 17 @ 2:00 pm, Tampa
Step back in time and enjoy the stories of Theodore Roosevelt, former Lieutenant Colonel of the Rough Riders. This single character performance brings a turn-of-the-century Tampa Bay Hotel guest to life. Colonel Theodore Roosevelt (ret.)…
February 18 @ 6:00 pm, New Port Richey
To outsiders, Florida seems baffling. It’s a state where the voters went for Barack Obama twice, yet elected a Tea Party candidate as governor. Florida is touted as a carefree paradise, yet it’s also known…
Humanities Make A Difference
Impact in Florida communities
Our work 2016-2017:
135,382 visitors to Smithsonian Institution "Museum on Main Street" exhibits in 15 small towns
60,000 FORUM magazines reached more than 150,000 readers
23,471 students participated in Poetry Out Loud competition statewide
6,637 people attended reading and discussion programs in public libraries
615 teachers and students attended seminars on topics ranging from Florida Agriculture
to St. Augustine's rich history.
Bringing Floridians Together