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.

Scribbling Women in Florida

Citrus County Libraries- Coastal Regional Branch 8619 W Crystal St., Crystal River

Scribbling Women in Florida: This program includes a dozen women authors who "ran south in agitation" to Florida, starting in the Reconstruction Era through the late 20th century. We follow Harriet Beecher Stowe, Constance Fenimore Woolson, Sarah Orne Jewett, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Marjory Stoneman Douglas, Zora Neale Hurston, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Rose Wilder Lane, Elizabeth Bishop, Anne Morrow Lindbergh, and Rachel Carson, as they explore the

Oh, Florida! How America’s Weirdest State Influences the Rest of the Country

Tropic Cinema 416 Eaton St, Key West

Some people regard Florida as nothing but the Punchline State because so many weird things happen here. Craig Pittman argues that is also the greatest state with the greatest impact on other states. In this presentation based on his hilarious and thought-provoking New York Times bestselling book Oh Florida!, Mr. Pittman explains how what he calls "The Most Interesting State" got to be the way it is. Craig Pittman is

27th Annual Demp Week History of Hip Hop Symposium and Local Artist Showcase

TCC Center for Workforce Development Workforce Development, Center for Workforce Development, 444 Appleyard Dr., Tallahassee

The DJ DEMP Foundation is hosting the 27th Annual Demp Week History of Hip Hop Symposium at Tallahassee Community College in the Center for Workforce Development. This event is FREE to the public. The Hip Hop Symposium brings together scholars, local historians, and music industry professionals to discuss the evolution of hip-hop music and culture over the last 50 years in Florida. The panelists will discuss the cultural impact of

Dr. King in St. Augustine, 1964 | Dr. J. Michael Butler

Broward County Main Library 100 S Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale

The examination of two significant appearances by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in St. Augustine, FL in 1964. These crucial moments ignited a series of impactful events, including marches, arrests, and intense confrontations between protesters and law enforcement. Dr. J. Michael Butler, professor of history at Flagler College, will unveil the intricate dynamics between local and national objectives, offering a deeper understanding of their interplay. The Scholars Speaker Series, developed

Our Yiddish Shakespears

Delray Beach Public Library 100 West Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach

Delray Beach Public Library is pleased to present Our Yiddish Shakespeares as part of its Stories of Exile reading groups and programs. This enlightening lecture with Avi Hoffman presents an entertaining and educational evening introducing the depth and beauty of the great Yiddish writers. Through both Yiddish and English poetry and prose, rediscover the lost treasures of Yiddish culture. Avi Hoffman, award-winning actor, Jewish culture activist, founder & CEO of

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