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.

English for Families at Miami-Dade Public Library


Join the Miami-Dade Public Library System online every Monday, February 5 through April 15 for English for Families. English for Families is a multi-week series of interactive classes for families focusing on developing vocabulary and literacy skills through story reading. Each class features a lesson centered around a children's book, a hands-on activity, and refreshments. Participants are required to register online for all ten classes. Participants receive all ten Zoom

Good Day Sunshine State: The Beatles in 1964 Florida


Through dozens of primary interviews, letters, photographs, and court transcripts, Kealing chronicles the Beatles' travels in this presentation through the potboiler that was 1964 Florida. Bob Kealing is the author of five books on Florida history and culture. He is a six-time Emmy Award-winning retired reporter and two-time recipient of the Edward R Murrow Award. Also a historic preservationist, Kealing is the founder of Four Florida Heritage Sites, commemorating Jack

Florida Talks Zoom-In Series: Fabulous Fictional Florida


Douglas. Rawlings. Hurston. Hemingway. These are not simply the names of iconic authors; they are the names of iconic Florida authors. This lively program invites the audience to listen to interpretive readings of passages from great Florida books, learn the life stories of their creators, and come to love Florida literature through a lively analysis of what makes these stories come to life. Caren S. Neile, Ph.D., M.F.A., has taught

The Soul of Civility with Alexandra Hudson


The Village Square hosts "The Soul of Civility" with Alexandra O. Hudson and moderator Manu Meel on Zoom and Facebook Live. Hudson funds the challenges to today's civility dire, she thinks they are not new — and they are most definitely not about being more polite. Join Village Square for this inspiringly heartfelt and beautifully pitched argument that civility is not a luxury: it is necessary for the survival and

SEPARATE IS NOT EQUAL: Teaching Brown vs. Board of Education with Primary Sources Teacher Webinar


May 17, 2024 marks the 70th anniversary of the landmark Brown vs. Board of Education Supreme Court decision concluding that in the fields of public education the doctrine of separate but equal has no place. Separate education facilities are inherently unequal. Florida Press Educational Services presents this professional development webinar for Florida teachers on teaching Brown vs. Board of Education using newspapers and other primary sources. Presenters will focus on

Resetting the American Table


The Village Square hosts "Resetting the Table" with Rabbi Melissa Weintraub and Eyal Rabinovitch via Zoom and Facebook Live. As part of the 2023-2024 virtual lecture series, "UNUM: Democracy Reignited," The Village Square engages international expertise in service of quelling increasingly dangerous divisions. After years of focus on volatile disagreements surrounding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Resetting the Table has broadened their attention to sharing their wisdom with those seeking a peaceful

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