Events Calendar

In local communities across Florida, humanities-rich programming is making a lasting impact in the hearts and minds of Sunshine State residents and visitors alike. Florida Humanities is proud to partner with local community champions to bring you high-quality public programming through Community Project Grants, Florida Talks, Museum on Main Street, and more.

Alert: Some events may be canceled or postponed. We work to ensure that our events calendar remains accurate. We strongly urge you to call the event contact for any program you are interested in to confirm that the event is still planned.

Florida! Florida! Florida!: Presidential Elections

Matheson History Museum 513 East University Avenue, Gainesville, FL

Beginning in 1876 with the contested Hayes-Tildon election through the Bush-Gore battle in 2000 and the Trump-Clinton contest in 2016, Florida has played a crucial role in determining the outcome of presidential elections. Boyd Murphree, Political Papers Archivist for Special and Area Studies Collections at the University of Florida's George A. Smathers Libraries, talks about Florida's role in some of the nation's presidential primaries and general elections from 1876 to

Democracy in Florida: A Work in Progress

Matheson History Museum 513 East University Avenue, Gainesville, FL

The Matheson History Museum welcomes back Dr. Steve Noll. His presentation Democracy in Florida: A Work in Progress is a companion program to the Voices and Votes: Alachua County exhibit and the Smithsonian traveling exhibit Voices and Votes: Democracy in America. Dr. Noll's presentation examines the history of democracy in Florida, as individuals and groups fought, and are still fighting to be included in the body politic. Registration is required

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