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.

“Once Upon a Time in Florida” Book Tour, Panel Two: Florida Comes of Age

Orange County Regional History Center 65 E Central Blvd., Orlando, Florida

Join Florida Humanities and the Orange County Regional History Center to celebrate the release of Once Upon a Time in Florida: Stories of Life in the Land of Promises . The new book marks Florida Humanities' 50th anniversary with a collection of 50 timeless stories from FORUM, the award-winning magazine of Florida Humanities. As part of a statewide book tour, Jacki Levine, the anthology's editor, reunites with scholars and writers

“Once Upon a Time in Florida:” Book Tour, Panel Three: We Were Strangers Here Ourselves, Panel Three

North Regional/Broward College Library 1100 Coconut Creek Blvd, Coconut Creek, Florida

Join Florida Humanities and Broward County Library to celebrate the release of Once Upon a Time in Florida: Stories of Life in the Land of Promises. The new book marks Florida Humanities' 50th anniversary with a collection of 50 timeless stories from FORUM, the award-winning magazine of Florida Humanities. As part of a statewide book tour, Jacki Levine, the anthology's editor, reunites with scholars and writers whose stories were selected

Welcome Reception for the Florida Humanities Festival: South Florida

The Historic Hampton House 4240 NW 27th Avenue, Miami, Florida

Join Florida Humanities to kick off the inaugural Florida Humanities Festival: South Florida. The celebration is being hosted at the Historic Hampton House. Mix and mingle with Florida Humanities staff and board members, festival panelists, and other humanities supporters. The festival will continue on March 9 at the Little Haiti Cultural Complex with a full day of activities. Attendees will explore the literature, cultures, music, cuisine, and history that shape

Florida Humanities Festival: South Florida—Day 2

Little Haiti Cultural Complex 212-260 NE 59th Terrace, Miami, Florida

Join Florida Humanities to celebrate the humanities in Miami, exploring the literature, cultures, music, cuisine, and history that shape the human experience of South Florida! At this inaugural festival, participants will engage in community discussions and networking opportunities focused on supporting, creating, and uplifting humanities projects. Also join us for art tours, a film screening, networking opportunities, and of course, food, fun, and festivities On this second day, join humanities

“Once Upon a Time in Florida:” Book Tour, Panel Four

Selby Public Library 1331 1st St., Sarasota, Florida

Join Florida Humanities and Sarasota County Library to celebrate the release of Once Upon a Time in Florida: Stories of Life in the Land of Promises . The new book marks Florida Humanities' 50th anniversary with a collection of 50 timeless stories from FORUM, the award-winning magazine of Florida Humanities. As part of a statewide book tour, Jacki Levine, the anthology's editor, reunites with scholars and writers whose stories were

Film Screening: Lightning In A Bottle

St. Petersburg Museum of History 335 2nd Avenue NE, St. Petersburg, FL

Join Florida Humanities, Tampa Bay Water, and the St. Petersburg Museum of History for a film screening and discussion on the 2023 documentary Lightning in A Bottle. The film explores the "water wars" that plagued the Tampa Bay region in the 1990s, and how local leaders came together to find a solution. A panel discussion will immediately follow the film. Moderated by Dr. Christopher Meindl, Director of the Florida Studies

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