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.

Strange Fruit in Florida: Racial Violence in the Sunshine State

Coral Gables Museum 285 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables, FL, United States

Dr. Hobbs, Executive Director of the A. Philip Randolph Institute at Edward Waters University, examines Florida's painful history of lynching and racial violence, with a focus on the life and efforts of civil rights activist Harry T. Moore's fight against lynching and the Klu Klux Klan that led to his death in a bombing of his home. Dr. Hobbs points to the need for truth, reconciliation, and memorialization in addressing

Across the Florida Straits to Cuba—A Living History of the Buildings Left Behind

Coral Gables Museum 285 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables, FL, United States

Cuba is a historical laboratory of buildings, streets, and artifacts that have been mostly untouched since 1960--allowing visitors to transport themselves into a time and space that has not evolved into modern times. In this historical presentation, Mario Cartaya retraces and recalls six decades of friendly and cooperative Cuban-American relations and history. Mario Cartaya was born in Cuba and immigrated to the U.S. as a political refugee in 1960. He

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