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.
Week of Events
EXHIBITION: Figurehead: Music & Mayhem in Orlando’s Underground
The Orange County Regional History Center has organized a new special exhibition titled Figurehead: Music & Mayhem in Orlando's Underground. Between 1985 and 2001, the Orlando concert promoter "Figurehead" invigorated the musical landscape in Central Florida. "Figurehead: Music & Mayhem in Orlando's Underground" tells the story of how the company helped grow the local scene with a focus on underground rock music and the club circuit. Utilizing the extensive Figurehead
English for Families
Join Tampa-Hillsborough County Library in person for this family literacy program to practice reading with your child(ren) and learn English vocabulary for everyday use. Recommended for all ages! This free class meets twice a week for 5 weeks: Mondays & Wednesdays at 5:30 PM from September 12 to October 14, 2022. Free books will be provided to registered attendees. This program is a partnership between Florida Humanities and the Friends
621 Gallery is hosting an online panel discussion, "Marginalized Histories Discussion Forum," as part of the Biannual Art + Tech Fest. Led by Grace Ali (Florida State University), the discussion will explore each panelists practice and how they relate to marginalized histories. Together, the panelists will provide insight on how marginalized voices and perspectives can be amplified to highlight meaningful exchange and connection on issues such as the Caribbean Diaspora,
The Nova Southeastern University Center for the Humanities presents a presentation and workshop on family tree research strategies for the Hispanic community, featuring NSU faculty and genealogy expert Drs. Jim Doan and Emily Schmitt, and Genie Milgrom, a Hispanic-Judaic genealogy expert and author. This event is part of the Center's 2022 Hispanic Heritage Month series of programming: "Generaciones: Cycles of Life." The series celebrates the importance of family and the