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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Voices and Votes: Democracy in America at Sulphur Springs Museum and Heritage Center

Sulphur Springs Museum and Heritage Center 1101 E River Cove St., Tampa

Museum on Main Street Voices and Votes is on view at the Sulphur Springs Museum and Heritage Center March 23-May 19, 2024. When American revolutionaries waged a war for independence they took a leap of faith that sent ripple effects across generations. They embraced a radical idea of establishing a government that entrusted the power of the nation not in a monarchy, but in its citizens. That great leap sparked

June 18, 1964: The Arrest of 16 Rabbis in St. Augustine…And Why It Matters with Dr. Mike Butler

Palm Coast Community Center 305 Palm Coast Parkway NE, Palm Coast

On June 17, 1964, sixteen Jewish Rabbis were arrested in St. Augustine for demonstrating against segregated facilities in the Nation's Oldest City. It was the largest mass arrest of rabbis in American history and inspired the men to write Why We Went from behind bars early the next morning. The letter, written in the light of a single light bulb hanging outside of their crowded cell, represented what SCLC official

Separate Is Not Equal: Commemorating the 70th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education

Florida State University Main Campus 600 W College Ave., Tallahassee

Florida Press Educational Services and the FSU Civil Rights Institute present a community discussion on the history and continuing impact of Brown v. Board of Education in the Sunshine State. Brown v. Board of Education was one of the most pivotal court cases ever decided by the U.S. Supreme Court. On May 17, 1954, Chief Justice Earl Warren delivered the unanimous decision of the Court, stating that We conclude that

Who We Were

Jefferson County Courthouse 1 Courthouse Circle, Monticello

Jefferson County Historical Associations' Who We Were series will examine the contributions that the Byrd family has had on Jefferson County. Martha Byrd will share the extensive history of the her family. The Byrd family has been instrumental in education, agriculture, religion and many other facets of the county's history. An elevator and handicap ramp will be available. Please enter at the south door. A recording of the event will

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