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.

Alert: Some events may be canceled or postponed. We work to ensure that our events calendar remains accurate. We strongly urge you to call the event contact for any program you are interested in to confirm that the event is still planned.

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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

EXHIBITION: An Elegy to Rosewood

Hannibal Square Heritage Center 642 W New England Ave, Winter Park

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

Naval Civil War in Florida

Anderson-Price Memorial Building 42 N Beach Street, Ormond Beach

The Ormond Beach Historical Society is hosting their 2022-2023 live Speaker Series program. Learn about the little-known adventures of the Navy during the American Civil War in Florida in the final lecture of the series. This program is based on Robert Mattson's book The Civil War Navy in Florida and provides a broad overview of naval actions in Florida during the American Civil War. Robert Mattson researches and portrays Union

Summer Reading 2023: Fairy Tale Fun with the Museum of Discovery and Science: Session One

Lighthouse Point Library 2200 NE 38th St, Lighthouse Point

The Museum of Discovery and Science presents "The Story of Three Little Pigs Meets The Science of Home Design" at the Lighthouse Point Library, a hands-on series of activities for ages three and up combining fairytales and STEM. Registration required. Registration opens on June 12 for residents outside of Lighthouse Point. Carpooling is recommended as parking is limited. This Summer Reading 2023 program was sponsored in part by Florida Humanities

Summer Reading 2023: Delray Jazz Collective

Palm Springs Public Library 217 Cypress Lane, Palm Springs

The Delray Jazz Collective presents a musical experience for all ages at the Palm Springs Public Library. The musicians explains the instruments they use, the sounds they make, and how they work together to create true magic with different rhythms and sounds. This Summer Reading 2023 program was sponsored in part by Florida Humanities with funds from the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, the

Summer Reading 2023: Fairy Tale Fun with Museum of Discovery and Science: Session Two

Lighthouse Point Library 2200 NE 38th St, Lighthouse Point

The Museum of Discovery and Science presents "The Story of Three Little Pigs Meets The Science of Home Design" at the Lighthouse Point Library, a hands-on series of activities for ages three and up combining fairytales and STEM. Registration required. Registration opens on June 12 for residents outside of Lighthouse Point. Carpooling is recommended as parking is limited. This Summer Reading 2023 program was sponsored in part by Florida Humanities

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