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.

Life in Pinecraft: A Conversation with Katie Troyer

Carlisle Inn 3727 Bahia Vista St, Sarasota, Florida

New College of Florida Humanities Division is hosting a discussion with photographer Katie Troyer in conversation with JB Miller in conjunction with the exhibition "Life in Pinecraft Through the Eyes of Katie Troyer," open to the public at the Carlisle Inn from February 7th through February 23rd. Troyer and Miller will discuss her early years, struggles as a young Amish woman in Ohio, the role that photography has played in

EXHIBITION: Life in Pinecraft: A Photographic Exhibition

Carlisle Inn 3727 Bahia Vista St, Sarasota, Florida

New College of Florida's Humanities Division is hosting the photographic exhibition "Life in Pinecraft Through the Eyes of Katie Troyer" at the Carlisle Inn from February 7 through February 23. Katie Troyer is one of the most beloved personalities in the Pinecraft community. She grew up in an Amish family in Ohio and, after living in various Amish communities in the US and Canada, she moved to Pinecraft in 2008.

Pinecraft: The History and Life of Sarasota’s Amish Community

Carlisle Inn 3727 Bahia Vista St, Sarasota, Florida

New College of Florida's Humanities division hosts a lecture with JB Miller in coordination with their photographic exhibit Life in Pinecraft on view through February 23 at the Carlisle Inn. Today, Pinecraft is a unique enclave and a popular winter-time destination for Amish and conservative Mennonites in the United States. JB Miller, a Mennonite who grew up in the Pinecraft community, shares his knowledge of the history of the community

Amish Across America: Growth and Change Among a Traditional People

Carlisle Inn 3727 Bahia Vista St, Sarasota, Florida

The New College of Florida's Humanities Division hosts a lecture with Steven Nolt in coordination with their photographic exhibit Life In Pinecraft on view at the Carlisle Inn through February 23. Often presented as a stubbornly timeless people, the Amish are in fact a remarkably dynamic group. Doubling in population every twenty years, they now number nearly 375,000 and live in 34 states. This illustrated lecture introduces the Amish in

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