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.

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A. Philip Randolph: His Life and Times

Old St. Andrews Church 317 A.P.Randolph St., Jacksonville, Florida

Join Dr. Alan Bliss, Senator Tony Hill, and Dr. David Jamison as they explore the life and legacy of Asa Philip Randolph. A. Philip Randolph made many contributions to Northeast Florida and the civil rights movement. The panel will discuss the community impact of A. Philip Randolph papers and work. Dr. Alan Bliss, Chief Executive Officer of Jacksonville Historical Society; Dr. David Jamison, Assistant Professor of History at Edward Waters

Augusta Savage, Sculptor

Old St Andrews Church 317 A. Philip Randolph Boulevard, Jacksonville, Florida

The Jacksonville Historical Society and the Jacksonville History Center present a lecture about the life and work of Augusta Savage as part of a Women's History Month Speaker Series. Born in Green Cove Springs, on February 29, 1892, Augusta Christine Fells Savage began creating sculptures from natural clay found in her backyard. She moved to Jacksonville in 1920 to support herself by sculpting busts of prominent blacks in the community,

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