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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.

 

Rain: A Natural and Cultural History- Author Talk with Cynthia Barnett

Pensacola MESS Hall 418 E Wright Street, Pensacola, FL

After thousands of years spent praying for rain or worshiping it - burning witches at the stake to stop rain or sacrificing small children to bring it; mocking rain with irrigated agriculture and cities built in floodplains; even trying to blast rain out of the sky with mortars meant for war - humanity has finally managed to change the rain. Only not in ways we intended. Changing rainfall patterns are

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