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
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
Organized and curated by Curator Amy Galpin and Yady Rivero, Assistant Curator, Frost Art Museum in Miami, with Florida International University (FIU) Professor M. Alexandra Cornelius, the Creale School of Art and the Hannibal Square Heritage Center Presents "An Elegy to Rosewood," an exhibition in commemoration of the 100-year anniversary of the Rosewood Massacre. Comprised of photographs and heirlooms from the Jenkins family, this groundbreaking exhibition explores the Jenkins family story
DeSoto County Library presents "Storytelling with a Beat" featuring local musician and former educator Krissy Constantino. Krissy Constantino presents a musical interpretation of the book Music is Everything by Ziggy Marley, focusing on how music brings everyone together followed by a hands-on activity to create musical instruments from everyday objects. This Summer Reading 2023 program was sponsored in part by Florida Humanities with funds from the State of Florida, Department