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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Cori Convertito investigates the development of the Florida Keys as a tourist destination. It walks through the islands' history to answer questions such as Why did tourists visit and how did they get here? Where did they stay and what activities were available? And just who were these tourists? This program is a partnership between the Florida Humanities and the Marco Island Historical Society. Funding for this program was provided
Between 1700 and today, the culture of the Florida Seminoles has remained remarkably connected to its roots while also innovating in dramatic fashion, becoming both modern and traditional and reflected in their origin stories, dress, cuisine, housing, ceremonies, and family life. This program is a partnership between Florida Humanities and Orange County Library System. Funding for this program was provided by Florida Humanities and sponsored in part by the State
Hosted by Community Healing Project Inc, Part five continues an 8-part discussion based on the literature of Alex Haley's "The Autobiography Of Malcolm X". This event will focus on the "Racism In The Modern Age." The series overall presents a conversation on the past 55 years in America in regard to social, political and racial advancements and their negative or positive effects on African American culture. The program is funded