Your Museums. Your Community. It Takes an Island.

The Society is dedicated to offering educational, informative and fun programming for learners of all ages. This season’s exhibitions lectures, workshops, classes, trips and concerts were designed to provide activities and programs that highlight the abundant history and cultural assets of our islands. Full schedule of events coming soon.

DSS2016Distinguished Speaker Series

The Society’s Distinguished Speaker Series roster includes a diverse variety of prominent museum professionals, authors, historians, scientists, playwrights and artists…learn more.

IOH2Islands of History

The Society believes the past is the key to the future, unlocking our colorful history for generations to come through building a stronger community today…learn more.
OSLOutside the Lines

Join the Society as we launch our new young adult and adult educational programming…learn more.
TortugasIslands of History Trip

Join us as we take the Yankee Freedom III boat from Key West Harbor to the Dry Tortugas National Park and spend a day with fellow KWAHS members as we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the US National Park System…learn more.
CS2_1Lunchtime Lectures

Join museum professionals for a series of lunchtime forums focusing on exhibition development, educational missions and other curatorial topics…learn more.

DFMusic at Martello

Music at Martello celebrates live music with a historic back drop! All concerts and performances are hosted at the Fort East Martello…learn more.
FEMSNSSip N’ Sketch

Join local artist and educator, Jenni Franke, for some wine, cheese and creative expressions. Classes rotate to feature each of our three historic museums…learn more.
TODD_Custom HouseWells’ Walking Tours

Join local historian, Sharon Wells, as she takes you on an informative stroll through the streets of Key West…learn more.


Papio Logo_proof-op3-3Papio Kinetic Sculpture Parade

The Papio Kinetic Sculpture Parade kicks off in front of the Custom House Museum the weekend of May 13-15, 2016…learn more.
ArtCamp2016ArtCamp! 2016

ArtCamp! launched some thirty summers ago by educational volunteers of the Key West Art & Historical Society. With the historic Fort East Martello…learn more.