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.

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EXHIBITION: Figurehead: Music & Mayhem in Orlando’s Underground

Orange County Regional History Center 65 E Central Ave, Orlando

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

EXHIBITION: Following Fernando’s Footsteps: A Tale of Tampa’s “Invisible Immigrants”

Ybor City Museum State Park 1818 E 9th Ave, Tampa

The Ybor City Museum Society is presenting a special exhibit on Spanish immigration that will be on display through November 2023. The exhibit is based on a semi-fictitious book by Tampa native, Tony Carreño, entitled Following Fernando's Footsteps: The Tale of Tampa's "Invisible Immigrants, which chronicles the life of a young immigrant from Asturias, Spain to Tampa via Havana, Cuba. Exhibit topics include the six phases of immigration beginning with

Miami Book Fair 2022

Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus 300 NE Second Ave., Miami

Miami Book Fair presents the 39th annual Miami Book Fair November 13 through November 20. An eight-day celebration of, for, and by authors, books, and people who love them. The Fair features more than 400 authors and presenters from across the country and globe; nearly 150 in-person and on-demand programs delivered in English, Spanish (through the IberoAmerican Authors program), and Haitian Creole and French (through the ReadCaribbean program); the signature

Miami Book Fair: Robert Jones Jr. In Conversation with William Johnson

Virtual/Online

Miami Book Fair 2022 presents Robert Jones Jr. on The Prophets: A Novel, in conversation with PEN Across America's William Johnson. The novel tells the story of Isaiah, who was Samuel's, and Samuel, who was Isaiah's. That is how it was from the beginning and how it was to be until the end. In the barn, they tended to the animals and each other, transforming the shed into a human

Threading the City’s Virtual Panel Discussion

Online

Aluna Art Foundation is hosting a virtual discussion to examine some of themes of the new exhibition "Subverting Materials: Textile and Fiber Art by Women Artists." The virtual panel discussion features art historian and Pre-Columbian Art experts Carol Damien, Ph.D., and Shelley Burian, Ph.D., moderated by Adriana Herrera, Ph.D. The discussion will explore the relationship between pre-Hispanic textiles and modern fiber art and examine the living presence of indigenous textile

“With A Made Up Mind” Virtual Screening Event

Online

WGCU Public Media is hosting a virtual screening and discussion of "With a Made Up Mind: the History of the Black Vote in Southwest Florida." From Jim Crow legislation at the turn of the century to today's push to return civil rights to citizens who have served their felony sentences, this short film examines the history of the fight for ballot access in Florida. WGCU will ask if there are

With A Made Up Mind Virtual Screening Event

Online

WGCU Public Media is hosting a virtual screening and discussion of "With a Made Up Mind: the History of the Black Vote in Southwest Florida." From Jim Crow legislation at the turn of the century to today's push to return civil rights to citizens who have served their felony sentences, this short film examines the history of the fight for ballot access in Florida. WGCU will ask if there are

Other Music: A Documentary Screening with Sandy Bitman

Orange County Regional History Center 65 E Central Ave, Orlando

The Orange County Regional History Center is hosting a film screening of "Other Music" in collaboration with their latest exhibition, Figurehead: Music & Mayhem in Orlando's Underground. Figurehead tells the story of how the musical promotion company helped grow the local scene with a focus on underground rock music and the club circuit. "Other Music" is a film that documents the closing of New York City's beloved record store of

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