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.

Florida’s Historic Mega Mansions

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

The Ormond Beach Historical Society is hosting this Florida Humanities grant-funded program. Learn how Florida is home to some of the most amazing historic mansions in the United States. Many of these homes were built by the mega-industrialists who found Florida as their winter playground. All of the homes are open to the public for tours as museums and it is a great way to discover Florida's history, heritage, and

SOLD OUT: Once Upon a Time in Florida Literary Luncheon

Story and Song Center for Arts and Culture 1430 Park Ave., Fernandina Beach

Amelia Island Writers hosts Florida editor and writer Jacki Levine, who worked as an editor and writer on the new anthology Once Upon a Time in Florida: Stories of Life in the Land of Promises. The 334-page, coffee table-size book marks the 50th anniversary of Florida Humanities, the Florida affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, and shares 50 stories curated from the archives of FORUM magazine of the

Women Politicking Politely: Breaking Boundaries in the Workplace and the Home

South Regional Broward College Library 7300 Pines Blvd Building 81, Pembroke Pines

This presentation includes the relatively unknown stories of six important women who laid the foundation for improving women's equality in the U.S. While they largely worked behind the scenes, they made a significant impact. In the group are two female political operatives who worked behind the scenes along with four female journalists who also worked within the government to advance women's rights during the 1950s through the 1970s. Kimberly Voss,

Voices from Florida: Water Flows East

Main Library 101 West Flagler St, Miami

Join Rebecca Wood, environmental educator and "Swamped In the Glades!" board game creator, for a discussion about the historical flow and significance of transverse glades, their transformation into modern-day canals, and how directly we all impact and are impacted by the Everglades every single day. Rebecca Wood has been an environmental educator in South Florida for over a decade, working independently, as well as through a handful of organizations, to

Power: Black History, Culture, and Arts

Museum of Science and History Jacksonville 1025 Museum Cir, Jacksonville

The Museum of Science and History and the historic Ritz Theatre and Museum present the second annual Power event. Power is a vibrant celebration of Black art, history and culture in Northeast Florida. This two-day event is part of MOSH's Passport Series program, which aims to connect communities and cultures and facilitate educational growth. Programming spans two days at both museums. Tickets are required to attend and are valid for

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