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 the Okeechobee County Historical Courthouse

Okeechobee County Historical Courthouse 312 NW 3rd St., Okeechobee

Museum on Main Street Voices and Votes is on view at the Okeechobee County Historical Courthouse May 25- July 13, 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 questions

FAM: Nonprofit Board Roles and Responsibilities for Newbies and “Seasoned” Volunteer Leaders

Virtual/Online

Whether you have been in a board seat for 20 years, considering the opportunity to become a volunteer leader, or are a CEO or Executive Director supporting a board, this session with Brynne Anne Besio explains the responsibilities of nonprofit boards of directors, their partnership with the CEO or Executive Director and the individual responsibilities that should be carefully considered. Brynne Anne Besio, CFRE, combines more than 35 years of

Executive Director’s Book Club: “Beneath a Ruthless Sun”

Virtual / Online

Join Florida Humanities' Executive Director Nashid Madyun and Flagler College history professor and Florida Humanities speaker Dr. J. Michael Butler for a discussion on Gilbert King's book Beneath a Ruthless Sun. The book is a true story that takes place in rural Florida. In the midst of integration, a prominent local woman is assaulted, which leads the local sheriff down a road of racism, violence, and injustice.

Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC)’s Caribbean Studies Book Talk Series: “Voodoo: The History of a Racial Slur” by Dr. Danielle N. Boaz

African American Research Library and Cultural Center (AARLC) 2650 Sistrunk Blvd., Fort Lauderdale

Join the Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) for a talk by Dr. Danielle N. Boaz on her latest book, Voodoo: The History of a Racial Slur (2023, Oxford University Press). This talk will be held in person at the African American Research Library and Cultural Center (AARLCC) in Ft. Lauderdale, and the book will be available for check out at AARLCC, Florida International University's Green Library, and the Miami

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