Do you know the little-known story of U-2 pilots who flew from Orlando to Cuba? Or how the Jim Crow era still influences the collective American mind? Or the story behind a black-market orchid-smuggling scheme in Miami? Or the culture of the Florida Seminoles, and the history (and myth) of Chief Osceola? These are examples of more than 100 compelling topics available to you through our Florida Talks program, Florida Talks: At Home! series, and through our archives.
Florida Humanities is proud to provide a range of speaking programs across the state. Whether you attend an in-person program or join us for a remote lecture, each program provides rich content and compelling stories. As the statewide affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, Florida Humanities is committed to supporting local communities by offering various funding opportunities. Please see below for the current Florida Talks opportunities that available with Florida Humanities.