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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Women in STEM Night

Museum of Science and History Jacksonville 1025 Museum Cir, Jacksonville, Florida

Museum of Science and History-Jacksonville and ScienceSis present a new collaborative exhibit "Powering the Next Generation: Black Women in STEM." Eight local women of color leading Jacksonville's STEM fields describe their journeys in STEM with the purpose to inspire young learners of color to pursue STEM-focused interests and career possibilities. This special evening event features the opening of this new exhibit and a meet and greet and Q&A with the

More than Orange Blossoms: Feisty, Fabulous Female of Florida

Palm Coast Community Center 305 Palm Coast Parkway NE, Palm Coast, FL, United States

Though not always in the history books, the women who helped build, form, shape, and develop the state have inspired hope and possibility. Stories of strong, courageous women like Julia Tuttle, known as the Mother of Miami, or Mary McLeod Bethune, daughter of enslaved parents who went on to become an advisor to several US presidents, and other brave women who influenced and impacted their communities, Florida, and the nation.

Augusta Savage, Sculptor

Old St Andrews Church 317 A. Philip Randolph Boulevard, Jacksonville, Florida

The Jacksonville Historical Society and the Jacksonville History Center present a lecture about the life and work of Augusta Savage as part of a Women's History Month Speaker Series. Born in Green Cove Springs, on February 29, 1892, Augusta Christine Fells Savage began creating sculptures from natural clay found in her backyard. She moved to Jacksonville in 1920 to support herself by sculpting busts of prominent blacks in the community,

International Women’s Day Breakfast

Museum of Science and History Jacksonville 1025 Museum Cir, Jacksonville, Florida

Museum of Science and History Jacksonville presents a celebration of International Women's Day featuring a catered breakfast from women-owned 1928 Cuban Bistro, a keynote from Jacksonville's first female mayor Donna Deegan, and a discussion panel and Q&A with local women leading in STEM career fields. Local women-owned businesses will be tabling throughout the first floor exhibit spaces and guests may enjoy a guided tour of MOSH's new traveling exhibit Ice

Exhibit Opening: “Make Your Voice Heard!”

Amelia Island Museum of History 233 South Third Street, Fernandina Beach, FL, United States

Join the Amelia Island Museum of History for the opening of their newest temporary exhibit, "Make Your Voice Heard!" This exhibit highlights Fernandina Beach's unique position as the first polling location after the Civil War to conduct integrated elections, resulting in the election of dozens of local Black officials throughout the Reconstruction period. The exhibit tracks the local successes and setbacks on the road to equitable voting rights for Black

More Than Orange Blossoms: Feisty, Fabulous Females of Florida

St Johns County Public Library Southeast Branch 6670 US-1, St. Augustine, FL

Though not always in the history books, the women who helped build, form, shape, and develop the state have inspired hope and possibility. Stories of strong, courageous women like Julia Tuttle, known as the Mother of Miami, or Mary McLeod Bethune, daughter of enslaved parents who went on to become an advisor to several US presidents, and other brave women who influenced and impacted their communities, Florida, and the nation.

Voices and Votes: Democracy in America at the Matheson Museum

Matheson History Museum 513 East University Avenue, Gainesville, FL

Voices and Votes: Democracy in America" is on view at the Matheson History Museum July 20-September 7, 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 that continue to

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