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February 27, 2019 – (Key West, FL).  Cash-prize plein air painting contest with Key West Art & Historical Society: Recreational and professional painters are invited to participate in Key West Art & Historical Society’s Saturday, March 16 cash-prize plein air painting contest, part of the month-long celebration honoring Pulitzer-prize winning playwright Tennessee Williams, who took up painting in the later part of his life. Reflecting Williams’ devotion to the Key West Library – and this year’s Tennessee Williams Birthday Celebration theme of “The Library,” –the painting subject is the Key West Library, located at 700 Fleming Street. There will be a $200 and a $100 winner in each category, blind-judged by four arts community leaders. A $20 entry fee includes choice of canvas or watercolor paper; artists supply their own painting materials and easels. Event hours are 9:00am-4:00pm. Register at KWAHS.ORG/EVENTS by March 15 or in person at the Library on March 16. For more information, contact Cori Convertito, Ph.D., at 305-295-6616 x 112 or (Image provided by Key West Art & Historical Society)