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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The Museum of Science and History hosts the second in the "MOSH Passport Series," the sixth annual "A Taste of Philippines." Participants can experience the rich flavor and culture of the Philippines through Filipino-American fusion cuisine from local Jax Filipino chefs and businesses. Celebrate Filipino-American History Month and find an array of artwork, unique items from local vendors, and elevated dishes of traditional Filipino cuisine all under one roof. Participating
Join the Museum of Science and History to learn how to make a parol. A parol is a Filipino ornamental lantern displayed during the Christmas season and a local adaptation of the Hispanic tradition of carrying small light sources during the nine-day Christmas Novena procession leading up to the midnight mass in the Philippines. Expert partners from Jax Filipinos (School of Language and Culture) guide participants in creating the parol
Join the Museum of Science and History and award-winning performance artist and poet Ebony Payne-English for an evening of storytelling and community celebration. In "Rare Science," Ebony presents her interpretation of the human condition via an anthropological perspective. In this masterful weaving of rhyme, intricate storytelling, and performance art, she reveals the rigid conflict and riveting luminance of community, shared history, and collective responsibility. Ebony Payne-English is a poet/educator from
The Museum of Science and History Jacksonville presents the exhibition "The Legacy of Lynching: Confronting Racial Terror in America" which tells the stories of eight men who were lynched in Duval County, Florida between 1909 and 1925. This exhibition also includes stories provided by the Equal Justice Initiative, an interactive map of confirmed lynchings, highlights and discussion prompts regarding the 2022 Emmett Till Anti-Lynching Act, and a powerful collection of