The Society hosts a wide variety of multi-day camps during the Summer months for children aged 6 through 12 years old.  Each camp focuses on a specific theme that includes art, science, math and history which promote creativity and problem-solving.   Students have the opportunity to explore, discover and design projects inside a Civil War-era fort.

Check back in Spring 2021 for our list of virtual and in-person camps.

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The Rose Tattoo (1955) 117 minute run time The movie is based on a play by Tennessee Williams, this classic drama centers on Serafina, a widowed Sicilian woman living in the American South who is left devastated by the death of her husband. Grief turns her into a recluse, however she is drawn back into […]

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The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone (2003) 114 run time The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone is a 2003 American-Irish made-for-television romantic drama film and a remake of the 1961 film of the same name based on the 1950 novel of the same title by Tennessee Williams.  The film stars Helen Mirren, Olivier Martinez, Anne […]

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TANDY TALKS TENNESSEE // a virtual performance & conversation  featuring Tandy Cronyn Actress Tandy Cronyn, daughter of legendary actors Jessica Tandy and Hume Cronyn, talks about her mother, her father and Tennessee Williams.  Jessica Tandy, the Tony and Oscar-winning actress, originated the role of Blanche DuBois in A Streetcar Named Desire in 1947, and her […]

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The Key West Art & Historical Society is excited to offer a series of VIRTUAL fun historical lectures entitled ‘Happy Hour with the Historian’. Historian: Cori Convertito Ph.D. Topic: Lilly Pulitzer, Suzie dePoo & Key West Hand Print Fabrics In 1961, two friends, both involved with Broadway theater, visited the tranquil island of Key West. [...]

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The Fugitive Kind (1960) 119 minute run time The movie is a 1960 American drama film starring Marlon Brando, Anna Magnani, and Joanne Woodward, directed by Sidney Lumet. The screenplay by Meade Roberts and Tennessee Williams was based on the latter’s 1957 play Orpheus Descending, itself a revision of his 1940 work Battle of Angels, […]

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Suddenly, Last Summer (1959) 114 minute run time The film is a 1959 Southern Gothic mystery film based on the 1958 play of the same name by Tennessee Williams.  The plot centers on a young woman who, at the insistence of her wealthy aunt, is being evaluated by a psychiatric doctor to receive a lobotomy […]

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The Key West Art & Historical Society is excited to offer a series of VIRTUAL fun historical lectures entitled ‘Happy Hour with the Historian’. Historian: Cori Convertito Ph.D. Topic: Women Who Shaped Key West The year 2020 marked the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage in America. While we celebrate the women who led the struggle, [...]

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Littles at the Lighthouse Tuesday, February 23rd, from 10:00 am – 10:30 am Our Littles at the Lighthouse program invites parents and children aged five years old and under to join us each week for story time on the lighthouse lawn. Each session will have an exciting new theme that will pair with our Parent & Me program at Fort East Martello Museum (which is tentatively scheduled to resume in March). Space is limited to 15 people, […]

Museums & Me at the Key West Lighthouse, November 4, 2017.

Littles at the Lighthouse Tuesday, February 16th, from 10:00 am – 10:30 am Our Littles at the Lighthouse program invites parents and children aged five years old and under to join us each week for story time on the lighthouse lawn. Each session will have an exciting new theme that will pair with our Parent & Me program at Fort East Martello Museum (which is tentatively scheduled to resume in March). Space is limited to 15 people, […]

Museums & Me at the Key West Lighthouse, November 4, 2017.

Littles at the Lighthouse Tuesday, February 9th, from 10:00 am – 10:30 am Our Littles at the Lighthouse program invites parents and children aged five years old and under to join us each week for story time on the lighthouse lawn. Each session will have an exciting new theme that will pair with our Parent & Me program at Fort East Martello Museum (which is tentatively scheduled to resume in March). Space is limited to 15 people, […]

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Littles at the Lighthouse Tuesday, February 2nd, from 10:00 am – 10:30 am Our Littles at the Lighthouse program invites parents and children aged five years old and under to join us each week for story time on the lighthouse lawn. Each session will have an exciting new theme that will pair with our Parent & Me program at Fort East Martello Museum (which is tentatively scheduled to resume in March). Space is limited to 15 people, […]

Museums & Me at the Key West Lighthouse, November 4, 2017.

Littles at the Lighthouse Tuesday, January 26th, from 10:00 am – 10:30 am Our Littles at the Lighthouse program invites parents and children aged five years old and under to join us each week for story time on the lighthouse lawn. Each session will have an exciting new theme that will pair with our Parent & Me program at Fort East Martello Museum (which is tentatively scheduled to resume in March). Space is limited to 15 people, […]

Museums & Me at the Key West Lighthouse, November 4, 2017.

Littles at the Lighthouse Tuesday, January 19th, from 10:00 am – 10:30 am Our Littles at the Lighthouse program invites parents and children aged five years old and under to join us each week for story time on the lighthouse lawn. Each session will have an exciting new theme that will pair with our Parent & Me program at Fort East Martello Museum (which is tentatively scheduled to resume in March). Space is limited to 15 people, […]

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VIRTUAL Distinguished Speaker Series | Presidents in Florida by James Clark Thursday, March 18, 2021, from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm George Washington had nothing but trouble with Florida. Thomas Jefferson tried to steal it. Abraham Lincoln hoped it would win him re-election. Three men came to Florida to fight and ended up in the […]

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VIRTUAL Distinguished Speaker Series | The Legacy of Franklin Roosevelt’s WPA in Florida by David Schmidt Thursday, March 4, 2020, from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm The Works Progress Administration (WPA) was one of FDR’s most wide-ranging, yet controversial programs. Many saw it as a “make work’ program that did not accomplish its goals—the acronym […]

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VIRTUAL Distinguished Speaker Series | Afro-Caribbean Migration to Florida by Magdalena Lamarre Thursday, February 18th, from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm This program will examine the migration and settlement patterns of the various Afro-Caribbean peoples who made Florida their home and their contributions to its history and culture.  About the Presenter: Magdalena Lamarre was a […]

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Virtual Distinguished Speaker Series | The Last Turtlemen of the Caribbean: Labor, Conservation, and Boundary Making from the Cayman Islands to Key West Thursday, February 4th, from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm In her talk “The Last Turtlemen of the Caribbean: Labor, Conservation, and Boundary Making from the Cayman Islands to Key West,” Sharika Crawford […]

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The Key West Art & Historical Society is excited to offer a series of VIRTUAL fun historical lectures entitled ‘Happy Hour with the Historian’. Historian: Cori Convertito Ph.D. Topic: The Civil War in Key West This lecture will explore the Key West’s historical significance in the context of the American Civil War. Though fought in […]

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VIRTUAL Distinguished Speaker Series | Piracy and Key West: Commodore David Porter and the Mosquito Squadron by Fred Borch Thursday, January 21, 2021, from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm   Piracy was a major problem in the Caribbean in the early nineteenth century and Congress wanted to protect American merchant shipping. As a result, the Navy ordered Commodore […]

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VIRTUAL Distinguished Speaker Series | The Dry Tortugas and Fort Jefferson, A History Thursday, January 14, 2021, from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm For over five centuries, the Dry Tortugas and its reefs provided the setting for the stories of pirates and privateers, soldiers and sailors, lighthouses and shipwrecks, naturalists and prisoners, fishers and tourists. […]

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VIRTUAL Camp | Archaeology: Time of the Maya Monday, December 21st – Friday, December 25th In case you missed this virtual camp during the summer, we are relaunching it for the upcoming winter break! This 5-day virtual camp will take your adventurer on a quest through Mesoamerica to discover the lost civilizations of the Olmec, […]

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VIRTUAL Camp | North American Legends: Dreams and Giants Monday, December 28th – Friday, January 1st In case you missed this virtual camp last month, we are relaunching it for the upcoming winter break! An ancient seal has been broken, giants are terrorizing the land, and Sir Polliver has gone missing! Join us on an […]

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Mel Fisher Museum, Audubon House, and the Custom House Museum December 10, 2020 9:00am – 11:00am Cost: $35.00 per person Our new Tour of Tours offering will highlight three historically significant museums or buildings after enjoying a lovely breakfast at the Custom House Café.  Join Education Specialist Kassandra Collett and Membership Coordinator Kim Livingston for […]

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VIRTUAL Camp | North American Legends: Dreams and Giants Monday, November 23rd – Friday, November 27th An ancient seal has been broken, giants are terrorizing the land, and Sir Polliver has gone missing! Join us on an interactive video adventure! In this five-chapter video series, students will learn all about Native American myths and legends […]

The Key West Art & Historical Society is excited to offer a series of VIRTUAL fun historical lectures entitled ‘Happy Hour with the Historian’. Historian: Cori Convertito Ph.D. Topic: History of the Key West Lighthouse Almost immediately after the U.S. Navy established a base in Key West in 1823, the need for a lighthouse became […]

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VIRTUAL Distinguished Speaker Series | Key West in the 1870s, 1880s and 1890s: A History of Revolution and Change Thursday, December 17, 2020, from 4:00 pm-5:00 pm Key West in the last three decades of the nineteenth century was a unique piece of America. Cuban revolutionaries on the island organized their struggle against Spanish rule […]

Museums & Me at the Key West Lighthouse, November 4, 2017.

Littles at the Lighthouse Tuesday, January 5th, from 10:00 am – 10:30 am Our Littles at the Lighthouse program invites parents and children aged five years old and under to join us each week for story time on the lighthouse lawn. Each session will have an exciting new theme that will pair with our Parent & Me program at Fort East Martello Museum (which is tentatively scheduled to resume in March). Space is limited to 15 people, […]

Museums & Me at the Key West Lighthouse, November 4, 2017.

Littles at the Lighthouse Tuesday, January 12th, from 10:00 am – 10:30 am Our Littles at the Lighthouse program invites parents and children aged five years old and under to join us each week for story time on the lighthouse lawn. Each session will have an exciting new theme that will pair with our Parent & Me program at Fort East Martello Museum (which is tentatively scheduled to resume in March). Space is limited to 15 people, […]

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Mel Fisher Museum, Audubon House, and the Custom House Museum December 9, 2020 9:00am – 11:00am Cost: $35.00 per person Our new Tour of Tours offering will highlight three historically significant museums or buildings after enjoying a lovely breakfast at the Custom House Café.  Join Education Specialist Kassandra Collett and Membership Coordinator Kim Livingston for […]

The Key West Art & Historical Society is excited to offer a series of VIRTUAL fun historical lectures entitled ‘Happy Hour with the Historian’. Historian: Cori Convertito Ph.D. Topic: Presidential Visits to the Florida Keys The Florida Keys are no stranger to U.S. Presidential visits.  Beginning with Ulysses S. Grant in 1880 all the way […]

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VIRTUAL Distinguished Speaker Series | 85 Years Old and Still Growing at the Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden Virtual Webinar on Thursday, November 5, 2020, from 4:00 PM-5:00 PM Misha McRAE will be presenting the 84-year history of the Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden from concept in 1934 to the present, […]

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VIRTUAL Distinguished Speaker Series | The First Peoples of Key West: Archaeology at the Stock Island Site and Beyond Virtual Webinar on Thursday, December 3, 2020, from 4:00pm – 5:00pm Ryan Harke will be discussing his most recent discoveries in studying remains from the Stock Island archaeological site that was once located on a small […]

VIRTUAL Distinguished Speaker Series | David L. Sloan: The Haunted Dolls of Bone Island VIRTUAL Webinar on Thursday, October 23, 2020, from 4:00pm-5:00pm Discover the bizarre and fascinating history of haunted dolls in the southernmost city with acclaimed author and ghost hunter, David L. Sloan. From Calusa totems and the mysterious doll heads of Rest […]

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As a Key West Art & Historical Society (KWAHS) member, you are cordially invited to our upcoming Member Breakfast! Please join us Friday, November 20th at 9:30AM at the Custom House Café, located on the veranda, to enjoy breakfast followed by a brief presentation in the Helmerich Research and Learning Center on the 3rd floor. […]

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The Key West Art & Historical Society is excited to offer a series of VIRTUAL fun historical lectures entitled ‘Happy Hour with the Historian’. Historian: Cori Convertito Ph.D. Topic: The Eighth Wonder of the World – Building the Overseas Railway They said it couldn’t be done. They called it ‘Flagler’s Folly’. Construction of the Overseas […]

The Key West Art & Historical Society is excited to offer a series of VIRTUAL fun historical lectures entitled ‘Happy Hour with the Historian’. Historian: Cori Convertito Ph.D. Topic: Key West’s Cigar Industry The early 19th century witnessed the dawn of the Industrial Revolution, a time of dramatic economic change when small cottage industries were […]

The Key West Art & Historical Society is excited to offer a series of VIRTUAL fun historical lectures entitled ‘Happy Hour with the Historian’. Historian: Cori Convertito Ph.D. Topic: The Sinking of the U.S.S. Maine On September 17, 1895 the battleship U.S.S. Maine was commissioned into the U.S. Navy. Her introduction to the U.S. Navy […]

The Key West Art & Historical Society is excited to offer a series of VIRTUAL fun historical lectures entitled ‘Happy Hour with the Historian’. Historian: Cori Convertito Ph.D. Topic: The Streets of Key West We walk or ride our bikes down Simonton, Southard, Whitehead, and Fleming street without giving much thought to the streets’ namesakes […]

  The Key West Art & Historical Society is excited to offer a series of VIRTUAL fun historical lectures entitled ‘Happy Hour with the Historian’. Historian: Cori Convertito Ph.D. Topic: Tennessee Williams in Key West Tennessee Williams was one of the most admired playwrights of the 20th century. While he wrote fiction and motion picture […]

Historian: Cori Convertito Ph.D. Topic: Custom Made, A History of the Custom House Whether by land, sea, or air, it’s hard to miss the ornate, four-story Custom House Museum that stands sentinel over the island—just about everyone who lives in or visits Key West can reference the red brick building located at the foot of […]

Historian: Cori Convertito Ph.D. Topic: The Sketches of Mario Sanchez In 1961, Key West Art & Historical Society presented the first public showing of Mario Sanchez’s art at Fort East Martello Museum.  Today, the Society continues it commitment to share the celebrated Cuban-American folk artist’s artwork.  This talk highlights Sanchez’s sketches done on brown paper […]

Willie Drye: Hemingway and the Hurricane of 1935 In the summer of 1935, Ernest Hemingway was living an enviably comfortable life in Key West. His star had risen in the literary heavens with two recent bestselling novels. He was married to a chic young wife with a rich uncle who’d helped him buy and restore […]

John Hemingway and Phil Greene: From Paris to Pamplona with Hemingway Join us on Thursday, July 23rd, at 4:30pm for a virtual talk by Ernest Hemingway’s grandson John Hemingway and cocktail historian Phil Greene, author of To Have and Have Another: A Hemingway Cocktail Companion. In their presentation “From Paris to Pamplona with Hemingway”, John […]

Sandra Spanier and Robert K. Elder: Hemingway’s First Short Story Found in Key West Hemingway’s first short story was found here in Key West just a few short years ago, in ammunition box in the Bruce family archives. Joining us to talk about the story — an untitled, fictional travelogue to Ireland — will be Hemingway […]

Adaptations in the Stream: Hollywood’s Three Tries at Filming To Have and Have Not Between 1944 and 1958 Hollywood produced three separate versions of Ernest Hemingway’s 1937 Key West and Cuba novel, To Have and Have Not. Despite the collective efforts of Howard Hawks, William Faulkner, Bogart and Bacall, Casablanca director Michael Curtiz, John Garfield, future […]

February 19, 2020 – Key West, FL.  Tennessee Williams Film series at Tropic Cinema included in Playwright’s month-long Birthday Celebration  Film buffs and Tennessee Williams fans will want to note four blockbuster films adapted from Tennessee Williams’ plays which will be presented in March at the Tropic Cinema, 416 Eaton Street, as part of Key West Art & Historical Society’s ongoing Tennessee Williams Birthday Celebration. […]

COAST and the Society Present Mason Jennings Live in Concert Friday, March 27 Fort East Martello Gates at 7:00PM; Concert from 7:00-11:00PM Early Bird Tickets/Members: $25 (Through January 31 // Limited to first 100) Advanced: $30 Week of/Gate: $40 About the artist: When Mason Jennings started writing songs for his new record, Songs From When […]

“Come Together” for the 4th annual Back in Time fundraiser on Thursday, February 6 from 6:00PM-10:00PM at the historic San Carlos Theater. “Come Together” for the 4th annual Back in Time fundraiser on Thursday, February 6 from 6:00PM-10:00PM at the historic San Carlos Theater. This year’s theme is the 1960s and is dubbed “The Magical […]

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In commemorating Tennessee Williams’s 110th Birthday and the 10th Anniversary of the Tennessee Williams Museum, the 2021 Birthday Celebration includes a short story contest that is open to everyone.  There is no specific theme for the 2021 Short Story Competition; however, your short story must in some way reference Tennessee Williams.  Authors may choose to […]

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In commemorating Tennessee Williams’s 110th Birthday and the 10th Anniversary of the Tennessee Williams Museum, the 2021 Birthday Celebration includes a poetry contest that is open to everyone.  There is no specific theme for the 2021 Poetry Competition; however, your poem must in some way reference Tennessee Williams.  Authors may choose to write a poem […]

Distinguished Speaker Series | U-boats So Close to Home and The Finest Hours: The Coast Guard’s Greatest Rescue Thursday, March 5, 2020, from 6:00pm – 7:00pm New York Times bestselling author Michael Tougias will appear at the Custom House on Thursday, March 5, 2020, from 6:00pm-7:00pm. He will be giving a two part multi-media presentation. […]

The Key West Art & Historical Society is excited to partner with the BottleCap Lounge for a series of fun historical lectures entitled ‘Happy Hour with the Historian’. Attendees will receive a free drink (beer, house wine or a well drink), and will be treated to a short presentation by the curator. Historian: Cori Convertito […]

Join us on January 23rd, for a fascinating talk by Robert J. Wolz about the lack of preparation on the part of all combatants to the role of women as army nurses and the civilian response. Then the organization of the Grand army of the republic (the union veterans and the Civil War) and eight […]

Distinguished Speaker Series | Fred Borch: Key West and the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962 Thursday, February 13, 2020, from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM On October 14, 1962, US Air Force spy planes flying over Cuba discovered that the Soviet Union was assembling medium range ballistic missiles on the island—missiles that could reach most […]

Distinguished Speaker Series | Fred Borch: Key West and the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962 Thursday, February 13, 2020, from 6:00pm – 7:00pm On October 14, 1962, US Air Force spy planes flying over Cuba discovered that the Soviet Union was assembling medium range ballistic missiles on the island—missiles that could reach most of the […]

Distinguished Speaker Series | The First Peoples of Key West: Archaeology at the Stock Island Site and Beyond Thursday, March 5, 2020, from 6:00pm – 7:00pm Ryan Hark will be discussing his most recent discoveries in studying remains from the Stock Island archaeological site that was once located on a small island northwest of today’s […]

Our speaker on January 9th will be none other than Florida East Coast Railway Company Historian, Barry University Adjunct Professor of History and Historian in Residence and Nova Southeastern University Lifelong Learning Institute Adjunct Professor of History Seth H. Bramson. Professor Bramson, who is America’s single most-published Florida history book author, has written five histories […]

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EVERY TUESDAY from November 12, 2019 thru May 26, 2019 11:00am-2:00pm  CLASSES FOR THE MONTH OF MAY HAVE BEEN CANCELLED The Key West Art and Historical society will be working with fine art instructor Annamarie Giordano to offer weekly life drawing classes every Tuesday, from 11:00AM-2:00PM, at Fort East Martello. These one-day, 3-hour sessions will […]

DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER, THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED. Join Key West Art & Historical Society for the fourth annual Holiday Concert & Bazaar on Wednesday, December 18, from 5PM to 9PM, located on the sweeping historic porch and walkway of the Custom House Museum.  The immensely popular celebration will feature some of Key West’s finest artisans, musicians and […]

We Appreciate you! Come get your party on with one of Key West’s oldest cultural institutions on one of the prettiest verandas in Key West. Key West Art & Historical Society members are invited to celebrate sunset and happy hour on Friday, December 6th  from 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm while enjoying complimentary libations and […]

As a Key West Art & Historical Society (KWAHS) member, you are cordially invited to our upcoming Member Breakfast! Please join me Friday, November 15th at 10:00 am in the Helmerich Research & Learning Center at the Custom House Museum to enjoy breakfast and a brief presentation. Learn about your membership benefits, our mission, upcoming […]

Distinguished Speaker Series | Jeff Stotts: Mid-19th century Key West African American Community The community of Key West in the nineteenth century evolved from many cultural contributions. Most African descendants already living in mainland Florida had escaped prior servitude. Some were multi-generational descendants of freeman from the era of Spanish Florida, who had migrated into […]

Military historian Fred Borch will talk about Key West’s role during World War II. When the war began, the Navy in Key West occupied just 50 acres on the edge of the island. By 1945, Navy operations sprawled across more than 3,200 acres. The Navy spent $70 million in building Key West into what some […]

Military historian Fred Borch will talk about Key West’s role during World War II. When the war began, the Navy in Key West occupied just 50 acres on the edge of the island. By 1945, Navy operations sprawled across more than 3,200 acres. The Navy spent $70 million in building Key West into what some […]

The Key West Art & Historical Society is excited to partner with the BottleCap Lounge for a series of fun historical lectures entitled ‘Happy Hour with the Historian’. Attendees will receive a free drink (beer, house wine or a well drink), and will be treated to a short presentation by the curator. Historian: Cori Convertito […]

October 19, 2019 – (Key West, FL).  Sail into historic exploration with Key West Art & Historical Society and archaeologist Corey Malcom, Ph.D. What better way to learn about the historic significance of the Key West Bight than taking a morning sail through the Key West Harbor and beyond. Enjoy mimosas, fresh fruit, delicious breakfast […]

Music at Martello presents Perpetual Groove with special guests The Happy Dog Band Thursday, December 12, 2019 Fort East Martello 3501 S. Roosevelt Blvd. Tickets: $25 GA – on sale 9/17/2019 Children 12 and under free Perpetual Groove caught everyone by surprise in 2015 when they returned to the stage after a two-year hiatus. The […]

Edible history continues with Conch Revival Picnic at Key West Lighthouse & Keeper’s Quarters Museum, 938 Whitehead Street. Key West Art & Historical Society, Isle Cook Key West and Great Events Catering are celebrating the new year with another Conch Revival Picnic— a heritage dinner featuring a cornucopia of classic Key West/Conch recipes— set for […]

Author and National Geographic News Contributing Editor Willie Drye unraveled the fascinating story of the most powerful hurricane in U.S. history in his highly praised book, Storm of the Century: The Labor Day Hurricane of 1935. The work of narrative non-fiction, which reads like a novel, has been hailed as the definitive account of this […]

“Kevin Roche: The Quiet Architect” is a feature documentary tracing the key architectural questions running through the 70-year career of Pritzker Prize-winning Irish-American architect Kevin Roche — including the relationship between architects and the public they serve. Still working at age 94, Kevin Roche is an enigma: a man with no interest in fame who […]

Cancelled. Cuba, 1948. Chico is a young piano player with big dreams. Rita is a beautiful singer with an extraordinary voice. In the animated wonder “Chico & Rita,” music and desire unite them as they chase their dreams — and each other — from Havana to New York to Paris, Hollywood and Las Vegas. With […]

Tickets available at Tropic Cinema Box Office or online via https://www.tropiccinema.com/event/kwahs-presents-walking-on-water/ Ten years after the passing of his wife and creative partner, Jeanne-Claude, the famed large-scale installation artist Christo sets out to realize “The Floating Piers,” a project they conceived together many years before. Boasting uncensored access to the artist and his team, “Walking on Water” […]

Tickets Available at Tropic Cinema Box Office or online via https://www.tropiccinema.com/event/kwahs-presents-never-ending-man-hayao-miyazaki/ The Academy Award-winning director of “Spirited Away,” “Princess Mononoke,” and “My Neighbor Totoro” goes on a new adventure in this behind-the-scenes documentary with a 100% Rotten Tomatoes score. In 2013, director and animator Hayao Miyazaki suddenly announced his retirement at the age of 72. But […]

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As a Key West Art & Historical Society (KWAHS) member, you are cordially invited to our upcoming Member Breakfast! Please join me on Friday, August 30th at 10:00 am in the Helmerich Research & Learning Center at the Custom House Museum to enjoy breakfast and a brief presentation, followed by a docent-guided tour. Learn about […]

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As a Key West Art & Historical Society (KWAHS) member, you are cordially invited to our upcoming Member Breakfast! Please join me on Friday, September 20th at 10:00 am in the Helmerich Research & Learning Center at the Custom House Museum to enjoy breakfast and a brief presentation, followed by a docent-guided tour. Learn about […]

 The Key West Art & Historical Society will once again host the 2019 Key Lime Festival’s Key Lime Pie Drop. Come to the Key West Lighthouse to see Key West’s most creative minds attempt to outsmart gravity by finding a way to drop a Key Lime Pie from the top of the lighthouse to the […]

The Key West Art & Historical Society is excited to partner with the BottleCap Lounge for a series of fun historical lectures entitled ‘Happy Hour with the Historian’. Attendees will receive a free drink (beer, house wine or a well drink), and will be treated to a short presentation by the curator. Historian: Cori Convertito […]

The Key West Art & Historical Society is excited to partner with the BottleCap Lounge for a series of fun historical lectures entitled ‘Happy Hour with the Historian’. Attendees will receive a free drink (beer, house wine or a well drink), and will be treated to a short presentation by the curator. Historian: Cori Convertito […]

The Key West Art & Historical Society is excited to partner with the BottleCap Lounge for a series of fun historical lectures entitled ‘Happy Hour with the Historian’. Attendees will receive a free drink (beer, house wine or a well drink), and will be treated to a short presentation by the curator. Historian: Cori Convertito […]

Saturday, July 27, 2019 Fort East Martello (Parade Grounds) w/ Special Guest Christina Holmes 3501 S. Roosevelt Blvd Ticket Pricing: Advanced General Admission: $25 At the Door General Admission: $30 VIP: $50 Doors: 6:00PM Show: 7:00PM All Ages/Children 12 and Under Free The Record Player Tour Video Clip Donavon Frankenreiter has been writing, recording and […]

About the presentation: Dr. Brian Magrane will take the audience back in time to 1622 when the Spanish ruled Florida waters. He will tell the story of the Atocha’s lesser known sister ship, the Buen Jesus y Nuestra Senora del Rosario. Learn about life onboard a small Spanish merchant ship and what was found on […]

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