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, Poetry Out Loud, Prime Time, and more.
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HYAM PLUTZIK: AMERICAN POET is a captivating film that revives the work of this forgotten Jewish writer who still remains a mystery. Juxtaposing memory, interviews, literature, and home movies, this film leads viewers on a journey through the life and legacy of Plutzik's modernist voice, which resounds powerfully today. Immediately following the screening, Avi Hoffman will be in discussion with Edward Moran, a historian and literary advisor to the Estate
Come and hear about the beginning of Key West's tourism boom! Discover the islands' history, and why the Keys remain a tropical paradise destination. Dr. Cori Convertito explores the reasons behind who came first, how did they get there, where they stayed, and what they did. People have been visiting Key West for health, sports, social, and relaxation purposes for decades, including American Nobel Prize author Ernest Hemingway, who made