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.

Florida Talks: Pandemics and Protests: America in 1919 and 2020 with Dr. Martha R. Bireda

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In this Florida Talks program, Dr. Bireda will discuss the ways in which the social climate of America in 2020 mirrors that of 1919, examining the similarities and differences as well as the factors influencing the social conflicts in each year. Martha R. Bireda, Ph.D., is the Director of the Blanchard House Museum of African History and Culture, located in Punta Gorda, Florida. For over 30 years, Dr. Bireda has

The Civilian Conservation Corps in Florida: State Parks and More with David Schmidt

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Join David Schmidt, curator of the State of Florida Civilian Conservation Corps Museum, as he presents an overview of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and the projects, from the Keys to the Panhandle, that were accomplished during this historic period. This program is a partnership between the Florida Humanities and the Broward Public Library Foundation. Funding for this program was provided by Florida Humanities and sponsored in part by the

Beauty from Ashes: American Indian Art as Witness to American History

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Join Sandra Starr, an art historian, curator, and scholar of American Indian art. Her interest in the history of Florida, and the art and art history of the Western Hemisphere, led her to the Smithsonian Institution where she assisted in the grand opening of the National Museum of the American Indian. This program is a partnership between Florida Humanities and Broward Public Library Foundation. Funding for this program was provided

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