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: Due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), some events have been cancelled or postponed. We are working 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.

Respect: Soul Music and the Civil Rights Movement

Sulphur Springs Museum and Heritage Center 1101 E. River Cove St., Tampa, FL

In conjunction with the traveling exhibition "Have Blues, Will Travel: Traveling Blues Musicians in the Jim Crow Era" , the Sulphur Springs Museum and Heritage Center is hosting a lecture series. The first event in this series will how words, images and stirring music tell the story of the soul music that became the soundtrack of the Civil Rights Movement. Guest speaker John Capouya with explore the stories of Aretha

Juneteenth: The Legacy of Freedom

Sulphur Springs Museum and Heritage Center 1101 E. River Cove St., Tampa, FL

The Sulphur Springs Museum and Heritage Center is hosting a lecture series in conjunction with the traveling exhibition, "Have Blues Will Travel: Traveling Blues Musicians in the Jim Crow Era". Dr. Tiffany Packer discusses the history of Juneteenth, its significance and why it deserves national recognition. She explores how African American communities continue to honor the legacy of their ancestors who diligently contributed to securing freedom. Admission is free and

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