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The programs made possible by the Florida Humanities Council, through financial support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, increase historical and cultural understanding, support veterans, serve rural residents, boost local economies and promote civic education.

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Saving the heart of Florida

How will today’s population boom and development affect Florida’s special places? Can our towns retain historical identity in the face of change? Read it here.

Educators, sign up now

Florida teachers, join our summer explorations of fascinating Florida topics. Renew your love of learning, enrich your classroom. Information.

Beyond the Classroom

See how one educator found a way to bring his students to Florida’s Colonial Spanish history. Here.

Summer adventure for students

High school juniors and seniors, here’s an opportunity to delve into Florida while enjoying a weeklong college experience. Learn more.

Reading & Discussion Programs

We’ve developed a new program designed to encourage authentic dialogue among Floridians about important issues. Interested in hosting a program, details here.

Walking Tour App, Apply Now

We are currently looking for partner cities and groups to expand the Florida Stories walking tour app across the state. Bring this wonderful walking tour to your town. Details.

Honored for work of a lifetime

Edna Buchanan, legendary Miami crime reporter and novelist, has won the 2017 Florida Humanities Lifetime Achievement Award for Writing. To read more about Edna Buchanan, and past award winners, click here


Check out these links to interesting information.

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.

Florida Stories App

Take a stroll through history with our free walking tours as your guide. Just download our Florida Stories walking tour app to your phone or mobile device. Download here.