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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The Water Color Painting Class is open to beginning and Intermediate Water Color Artists. The picture selected is one of our very own Apalachicola River and taken by our local amateur photographer Janice Brown. The Class will be held from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. For a donation of $25, all supplies provided and lunch is included. During lunch or after please enjoy the Smithsonian Museum "Water/Ways" exhibit, the Clyde
In this Florida Talks program, Dr. Bireda will discuss the ways in which the social climate of America in 2020 mirrors that of 1919, examining the similarities and differences as well as the factors influencing the social conflicts in each year. Martha R. Bireda, Ph.D., is the Director of the Blanchard House Museum of African History and Culture, located in Punta Gorda, Florida. For over 30 years, Dr. Bireda has