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

Cars and Cigars: The Enduring Mystique of Cuba

Nova Southeastern University—Alvin Sherman Library 3100 Ray Ferrero Jr. Blvd., Davie

Nova Southeastern University's Center for Applied Humanities hosts "Cars and Cigars: The Enduring Mystique of Cuba" as part of the "Encanto: Everyday Magic" series celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month. Join the center for a stimulating panel discussion focusing on how the mythology surrounding Cuba both pre- and post-Castro, has had an enduring effect on U.S. culture. Panelists include Jackie Nespral, Dr. Guillermo Grenier, and Dr. G. Nelson Bass. Jackie Nespral is

English for Families at Miami-Dade Public Library

Virtual/Online

Join the Miami-Dade Public Library System online every Monday from September 25 to December 4 for English for Families. English for Families is a multi-week series of interactive classes for families focusing on developing vocabulary and literacy skills through story reading. All are welcome but registration is required for all ten sessions. Participants will receive all ten Zoom links upon registering. This English for Families program is a partnership between

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