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.

Exhibit Opening: “Make Your Voice Heard!”

Amelia Island Museum of History 233 South Third Street, Fernandina Beach, FL, United States

Join the Amelia Island Museum of History for the opening of their newest temporary exhibit, "Make Your Voice Heard!" This exhibit highlights Fernandina Beach's unique position as the first polling location after the Civil War to conduct integrated elections, resulting in the election of dozens of local Black officials throughout the Reconstruction period. The exhibit tracks the local successes and setbacks on the road to equitable voting rights for Black

Stories of Florida—Con Sabor!

Amelia Island Museum of History 233 South Third Street, Fernandina Beach, FL, United States

Florida stories have never been the same since Ponce de Leon first arrived in 1513. Flowing seamlessly between Spanish and English, this presentation connects personal, historical, and traditional Florida tales with the history, peoples, and cultures of Florida, con un poco sabor Latino- with a bit of Latino flavor! An internationally celebrated storyteller, teaching artist, and Chautauqua scholar, Carrie Sue Ayvar is the recipient of multiple awards for service, leadership,

Picturing Paradise: From John James Audubon to the Florida Highwaymen

Amelia Island Museum of History 233 South Third Street, Fernandina Beach, FL, United States

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

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