CREATE conducts multidisciplinary, project-driven initiatives. Based from the University of Central Florida, our faculty and students explore a wide range of educational, research and creative topics.
The purpose of CHDR is to initiate and support both advanced research and teaching in the humanities and arts, and interdisciplinary scholarship within the humanities and with other disciplines. The institute provides space, resources, expertise, programming, and digital research support both for individuals and scholars who seek to collaboratively address issues of central concern to our time and place, to connect history to the present, and to explore new ways of understanding, and educating others about, the diversity of cultures and ideas in our society and around the globe.
Flying Horse Editions is a nonprofit publisher of museum-quality, limited-edition art books and prints by internationally renowned artists and authors. FHE is located near the University of Central Florida, in the Central Florida Research Park in Orlando. FHE offers unique opportunities for students, artists, faculty, and collector-patrons. FHE receives all funding for our mission from private collectors and institutions.
Established in 1974, the UCF Art Gallery has been a pillar for a constantly morphing atmosphere, serving as a catalyst for culture, community engagement, and art education. Having curated over 200 exhibitions and featuring numerous artists throughout the world, the UCF Art Gallery reflects the eclectic vision that makes the university a thriving entity within Central Florida. Today, the gallery continues to integrate a diverse approach to the education, preservation, exhibition, and interpretation of art in its many forms.
WUCF-FM is a listener-supported service of the University of Central Florida, broadcasting a 24-hour schedule of jazz music and other non-commercial programming from new broadcast studios in the Communications Building on the UCF campus. Its goal is to provide programming that enriches, educates and entertains Central Florida residents.
The Zora Neale Hurston Institute for Documentary Studies brings a world focus to the theory and practice of storytelling, cinematic expression, research, and programs that encourage civic engagement. Its concern is creating cultural identity, sustaining community heritage and empowering communities. One of its visions is to preserve the cultural legacy its namesake embodies by employing a multidisciplinary approach to the study and presentation of communities located throughout the African Diaspora, with particular emphasis on Hurston's hometown of Eatonville, Florida.
The Public History Center, located in Sanford, FL, is a one-stop resource for learning from the past, creating exciting community projects and bringing personal history to life. There are many exhibits focused on the region's history. It serves as a cultural community hub, where people can gather and collaborate with their fellow neighbors, friends, and relatives, to participate in hands-on workshops and develop innovative projects that serve the interest of the local community.