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.
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The Orange County Regional History Center has organized a new special exhibition titled Figurehead: Music & Mayhem in Orlando's Underground. Between 1985 and 2001, the Orlando concert promoter "Figurehead" invigorated the musical landscape in Central Florida. "Figurehead: Music & Mayhem in Orlando's Underground" tells the story of how the company helped grow the local scene with a focus on underground rock music and the club circuit. Utilizing the extensive Figurehead
Join Tampa-Hillsborough County Library in person for this family literacy program to practice reading with your child(ren) and learn English vocabulary for everyday use. Recommended for all ages! This free class meets twice a week for 5 weeks: Mondays & Wednesdays at 5:30 PM from September 12 to October 14, 2022. Free books will be provided to registered attendees. This program is a partnership between Florida Humanities and the Friends
To kick off Hispanic Heritage Month, the Orange County Regional History Center is hosting a celebration of Latin American arts and culture during Smithsonian Museum Day. Central Florida artists representing several Latin American countries will be displaying and selling their artwork. You can meet the artists and see live painting demonstrations between 10am and 2pm. Additionally, this Fall the History Center is getting musical as they highlight their latest special
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida International University is hosting a lecture series in collaboration with Brockway Memorial Library. This lecture is the second in a four-part series titled: Modern History of Folk Music from the 60s. Born in 1941 as Robert Allen Zimmerman, Bob Dylan would go on to become an iconic figure in pop culture. Many would say he is one of the greatest singer-songwriters of all