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: Due to Hurricane Ian, some events have been canceled or postponed. We are working 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.


Respect: Soul and the Civil Rights Movement with John Capouya

Old Courthouse Heritage Museum 1 Courthouse Square, Inverness, FL

John Capouya will come and present Respect: Soul Music and the Civil Rights Movement. Words, images and stirring music tell the story of the soul music that became the soundtrack of the Civil Rights Movement: Aretha Franklin, Sam Cooke, Sam and Dave, James Brown, and Florida's own Timmy Thomas ("Why Can't We Live Together''). Join us for this exciting musical presentation. Mr. Capouya is an author, journalist, and professor at

Water/Ways Grand Opening and Family Day

Old Courthouse Heritage Museum 1 Courthouse Square, Inverness, FL

Come one, come all to Family Day at the Old Courthouse Heritage Museum! This special event coincides with the grand opening of the Smithsonian's Museum on Main Street exhibit Water/Ways, brought to our community by the Florida Humanities. We are partnering with the City of Inverness to make this a day you won't soon forget. Enjoy highly acclaimed professional storyteller Katie Adams perform a collection of the best pirate tales,

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