Happy Hour with the Historian

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.

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 Wrecking Industry Ships began wrecking along the Florida Reef almost as soon as Europeans reached the New World.  The majority of sailing ships returning to […]

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 Great Depression & The WPA In July 1934, Key West, once one of the richest cities in Florida, formally declared itself bankrupt. Of the 13,000 […]

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 Curator’s Job Have you ever wondered what the roles and responsibilities of the curator of the Key West Art & Historical Society are?  Our Curator, […]

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: Henry Flagler, Florida Visionary Henry Morrison Flagler is best known for his development of Florida’s east coast. He was responsible for building the Florida East Coast […]

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 Industries Despite Key West’s relatively young age, the island has enjoyed several unique industrial endeavors. Even before Florida’s establishment as a U.S. territory […]

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: 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 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: John James Audubon in Florida In 1831, John James Audubon (1785-1851) arrived in Florida to collect water birds for the third volume of his great illustrated […]

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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: Key West Walking Tour Join Cori Convertito, Curator for the Key West Art & Historical Society, for a VIRTUAL walking tour focusing on a handful of […]

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