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.

CFK Poetics: A Visiting Writer Series featuring Richard Blanco

The College of the Florida Keys Library 901 College Road, Key West, FL
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Each April for 12 years, CFK has celebrated National Poetry Month by inviting students, poets, and community members alike to participate in the College's annual poetry reading series. The series, led by students in the College's poetry writing class, is an open-mic program that features classic, contemporary, and self-crafted poems. The event tackles a new theme in poetry every year. A longstanding interest in the annual series has led to

CFK Poetics: A Visiting Writers Series featuring Ross Gay

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Join The College of the Florida Keys for the next reading in our CFK Poetics Series. Ross Gay is the author of four books of poetry: Against Which; Bringing the Shovel Down; Be Holding; and Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude, winner of the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award and the 2016 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. His new poem, Be Holding, was released from the University of Pittsburgh Press in September

CFK Poetics Lecture featuring Adrian Matejk

The College of the Florida Keys 5901 College Road, Key West, FL, United States

The College of the Florida Keys is hosting CFK Poetics, a series that aims to develop awareness of an immersion in the humanities landscape by connecting students and the community with poetry on the national level in a way that is immediate to their own experiences. Since 2019, visiting poets have come to Key West or appeared virtually to share their work and have conversations with the student body as

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