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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ReadOUT 2024: Sci-Fi Panel

Artists of Elements 4746 22nd Ave S., St. Petersburg

Authors K. Aten, Virginia Black, and SW Andersen participate in a panel discussion all about their sci-fi fiction. Award-winning author and Michigan native, K. Aten brings heroines to life in a variety of blended LGBTQ fiction genres. She specializes in romantic speculative fiction, focusing on extra-ordinary women who are as flawed as they are compelling. Kelly published her 15th novel in 2023 with Flashpoint Publications. Virginia Black (she/her) likes strong

Virtual History Talks: Craig Pittman on Oh, Florida!


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

Movies that Make a Difference: “Denial”

The Challenger Learning Center 200 S. Duval St., Tallahassee

The Holocaust Education Resource Council presents its "Movies that Make a Difference" film festival. The film festival will take place over the course of several months and feature three separate films. The first film in the film festival is Denial. This film is based on the critically acclaimed book History on Trial: My Day In Court written by Deborah Lipstadt. In this film, Deborah Lipstadt faces off against Holocaust denier David

Into the Blue Book Club


Reef Environmental Education Foundation is hosting a virtual reader question and answer session with author Cynthia Barnett, discussing her book, Rain: A Natural and Cultural History. This highly awarded book tells the story of rain, ...the subject of countless poems and paintings; the top of the weather report; the source of all the world's water. Yet this is the first book to tell the story of rain. This author presentation

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