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.

Picturing Paradise: From John James Audubon to the Florida Highwaymen

Fernandina Beach Branch Library 25 N 4th St., Fernandina Beach, Florida

The Florida landscape has provided aesthetic inspiration to artists for centuries. Titian Ramsay Peale and John James Audubon came in search of native flora and fauna, followed by Harriet Beecher Stowe, Martin Johnson Heade, George Inness, Winslow Homer, and Henry Ossawa Tanner, who were lured by its natural beauty and warm climate. This presentation offers a succinct and engaging history of Florida's landscape painters. Keri Watson is an associate professor

The Amazing Architecture of Northeast Florida

Fernandina Beach Branch Library 25 N 4th St., Fernandina Beach, Florida

Northeast Florida has a rich and diverse collection of architectural gems. This illustrated program provides an in-depth survey of the most significant landmarks as well as many remarkable hidden jewels worthy of acclaim through three and a half centuries of architectural history in St. Augustine, Jacksonville, Fernandina, and more. Widely regarded as one of the foremost chronicles of Northeast Florida history, Wayne Wood has been called the undisputed godfather of

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