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.

Calendar of Events

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3 events,

English for Families at Hialeah Public Libraries

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Preserving Voices: Constructing Local Community

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Southern Road to Freedom: Florida’s Underground Railroad

2 events,

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Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: Florida’s Transportation History

4 events,

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St. Johns Reads 2024: A Book Discussion with Sara Adams at the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library

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Great Decisions Discussion Group

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Introduction to Community Journalism

3 events,

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St. Johns Reads 2024: A Book Discussion with Sarah Adams

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St. Johns Reads 2024: A Book Discussion with Sarah Adams

2 events,

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St. Johns Reads 2024: A Book Discussion with Sarah Adams

3 events,

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St. Johns Reads 2024: A Book Discussion with Sarah Adams

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St. Johns Reads 2024: A Book Discussion with Sarah Adams

4 events,

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The Impact of Mary McLeod Bethune on the Daytona Beach Area

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The Sweetheart State: Florida Lore

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Southern Road to Freedom: Florida’s Underground Railroad

2 events,

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The Hidden History of Florida

2 events,

English for Families at Miami-Dade Public Library

5 events,

English for Families at Altamonte Springs City Library

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Mount Vernon, A History

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A. Philip Randolph: His Life and Times

5 events,

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Bloody Streets and Crooked Lines: 100 Years of Black Voter Suppression in Florida

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War in Paradise: World War II in Florida

6 events,

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Women of To-Morrow: The Social Activism of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and Ellen Glasgow

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20th Annual Community Fest

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Marjory Stoneman Douglas and Rachel Carson: Their Books Changed the World

4 events,

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The Ocoee Florida Massacre

6 events,

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Thinking Like a Journalist

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The Fragmentation of Everything with Jonathan Haidt

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Voices Unveiled: Lecture and Artistry Series — The Gaza Monologues and Gaza 101 Teach-In

6 events,

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Voices from Florida: Water Flows East

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Zora Neale Hurston: The Founding Mother of America

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Pirates, Privateers, and the Fall of Spain’s Empire: How Spanish American Independence Brought Florida to the United States

6 events,

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ReadOUT 2024: LGBTQ Literature that Educates, Celebrates, and Inspires

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Jews of Florida: Centuries of Stories

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VENUE CHANGE: Once Upon a Time In Florida: A Conversation with Jacki Levine

11 events,

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ReadOUT 2024: Young Adult Panel

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ReadOUT 2024: Romance Panel

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Honoring Black Heritage and Culture

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ReadOUT 2024: Keynote Program with Lynn Ames

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ReadOUT 2024: Horror and Paranormal Panel

9 events,

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ReadOUT 2024: Mystery Panel

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ReadOUT 2024: Romance Panel II

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ReadOUT 2024: Fantasy Panel

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The Ocoee Massacre

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ReadOUT 2024: Romance Panel III

5 events,

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Abraham Lincoln: A New Birth of Freedom

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Charting the Land of Flowers: 500 Years of Florida Maps

4 events,

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Voices from Florida: Water Flows East

7 events,

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War in Paradise: World War II in Florida

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Executive Director’s Book Club: “Their Eyes Were Watching God”

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Movies that Make a Difference: Plan A

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Florida Talks: Afro-Caribbean Migration to Florida

7 events,

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Manatees and Florida Culture

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Picturing Paradise: From John James Audubon to the Florida Highwaymen

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“Once Upon a Time in Florida:” Book Tour, Panel Three: We Were Strangers Here Ourselves, Panel Three

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Home: A Journey through Time, Space, and Memory

4 events,

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Henry Flagler: Florida Visionary

5 events,

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Florida’s Got Soul!

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Good Day Sunshine State: The Beatles in 1964 Florida

5 events,

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Women in STEM Night

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The Art of Walt Disney

5 events,

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Seminole Portraits: Reflections Across Time

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Underground History Documentary Screening & Panel Discussion

5 events,

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Florida Talks Zoom-In Series: Fabulous Fictional Florida

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Fabulous Fictional Florida

4 events,

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American Stage’s Lift Every Voice New Play Festival Keynote Address: Making a Way Out of No Way

9 events,

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BookMania! 2024

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BookMania! 2024: Sea Stories—Fact and Fiction

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More than Orange Blossoms: Feisty, Fabulous Female of Florida

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BookMania! 2024: Thriller and Suspense

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BookMania! 2024: Love, Friendship, and Ever After’s