News & Announcements

Florida Division of Historical Resources FY2022 Applications Cycle Now Open

The Division of Historical Resources is now accepting Small Matching and Special Category Grant applications via our online system from April 1 to June 1 at 5:00 PM (Eastern). In order to apply, visit the Department's online grant system at Applicants will need a user profile and to be associated with the organization they represent. For help getting started, view the FAQ under "Help" in the grant system.
We will also be conducting "How to Apply..." webinars for both Special Category and Small Matching grants On April 1st and 8th. To register, visit our Upcoming Events page.

To view the Division's formal notice of solicitation of applications and the instructions therein, please see the below:

Small Matching
Solicitation Notic

Special Category
Solicitation Notice

Further information can be accessed on the Grants page of our website.
Posted: 04/01/2020

Funding Now Available for Speaker Programming!

Funding Now Available for Speaker Programming!

With Florida Humanities’ Florida Talks program, organizations can bring up to three speakers to their community. Choose from over 80 topics, including Florida foods, soul music, and waterways. Visit our website to view the Speaker Directory. Applications for Fall 2020 programs close on May 1, 2020.

Apply Now

Posted: 03/05/2020

Silver River Museum Exhibit Opening

Press Release
Silver River Museum
January 17, 2020

New exhibit coming to the Silver River Museum
February 2020 - The Silver River Museum will open a special new exhibit titled Dugout Canoes: Paddling through the Americas. This world class exhibit features Native American canoes from across North and South America; including several examples from Florida.  Exhibits are interactive with hands-on activities for visitors of all ages.

The exhibit grand opening will coincide with the Silver River Knap-In and Prehistoric Arts Festival on the weekend of February 15-16, 2020. This event sees expert flint knappers, potters, bow makers, shell and bone carvers, brain tanners and dugout canoe carvers from across the United States gather to demonstrate their skills and sell artwork. Professional archaeologists also staff educational booths and offer presentations on prehistoric cultures of the Southeast.

The exhibit was produced by the Florida Museum of Natural History with support from the AEC Trust, Lastinger Family Foundation, State of Florida, and Visit Gainesville. The museum expansion project was made possible with support from the Felburn Foundation, The Florida Museum of Natural History, Bowden Construction Services and Innovel Solutions.

The Silver River Museum is located within the Silver Springs State Park and is open to the public every Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm and most holidays.

Please contact Scott Mitchell at the Silver River Museum for additional details.

Silver River Museum
1445 NE 58th Avenue
Ocala, Florida 34470

Registered Professional Archaeologist 17993

Ph. (352) 236-5401

Posted: 01/29/2020

FAM Museum Guide and Tri-Fold Brochure

FAM has created a Museum Guide that includes a locator map and Tri-Fold Brochure with guide to museums.  These publications will be distributed at the offical VISIT FLORIDA Welcome Centers and shipped to museums, DMOs, etc.on request.  Please CLICK HERE for the downloadable guide and CLICK HERE for the brochure.

Posted: 06/01/2018
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