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.
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Drinking in History: A Walking Tour of Historical Eau Gallie Arts District ending at the Intracoastal Brewing CompanyEau Gallie Public Library 1521 Pineapple Ave, Melbourne, FL, United States
Meet up at the Eau Gallie Library 1521 Pineapple Avenue, Melbourne, Florida, for a guided walking tour of the Eau Gallie Arts District, following along with the Florida Humanities Council-funded walking tour app Florida Stories. The tour will end at Intracoastal Brewing Company.
trueFLORIDA: Jeff Klinkenberg Books Every Floridian Should Have on the ShelfEau Gallie Public Library 1521 Pineapple Ave, Melbourne, FL, United States
trueFLORIDA is a free program and book discussion series designed to expose new Brevard Floridians to the history, culture, and environment of their new home, as well as providing a venue for native Floridians to share and celebrate what they love about their Florida home and roots.
Oh! Florida! To Some It’s a Paradise, To Others, It’s a Punchline: Craig PittmanEau Gallie Public Library 1521 Pineapple Ave, Melbourne, FL, United States
Florida. That name. That combination of sounds. Three simple syllables packing mixed messages. To some people, it's a paradise. To others, it's a punch line. As award-winning journalist and New York Times bestselling author Craig Pittman shows, it's both of these and, more important, it's a Petri dish, producing trends that end up influencing the rest of the country. Oh, Florida!: How America's Weirdest State Influences the Rest of the