Events

Brian Magrane l Merchant Ship of 1622 Fleet

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 […]

Key Lime Festival Key Lime Pie Drop

 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 […]

Trivia Night Fundraiser

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for Key West Art & Historical Society’s monthly trivia night fundraiser. Spots are LIMITED, so don’t delay, register your team today! Grab your friends, colleagues and KWAHS members and join our non-profit’s amazing night of trivia, drinks, snacks and fun.  There will be 5 categories – 70s & 80s Television Theme […]

Happy Hour with the Historian | Custom Made: A History of the Custom House

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 […]

Music at Martello | Donavon Frankenreiter The Record Player Tour Plus Special Guest Christina Holmes

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 […]

Summer Film Series | Never-Ending Man Hayao Miyazaki

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 […]

Happy Hour with the Historian | The Key West Lighthouse

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 […]

Summer Film Series | Walking On Water

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” […]

Summer Film Series | Chico & Rita – Cancelled

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 […]

member breakfast

Member Breakfast | August 30, 2019

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 […]

Trivia Night Fundraiser

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for Key West Art & Historical Society’s monthly trivia night fundraiser. Spots are LIMITED, so don’t delay, register your team today! Hard Rock Cafe is celebrating Freddie Mercury all week and will have some promotional goodies to give away. Grab your friends, colleagues and KWAHS members and join our non-profit’s amazing […]

Summer Film Series | Kevin Roche – The Quiet Architect

“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 […]

Happy Hour with the Historian | Following the Fish: Hemingway in Key West

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 […]

member breakfast

Member Breakfast | September 20, 2019

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 […]

Distinguished Speaker Series | Willie Drye : Storm of the Century: Labor Day Hurricane of 1935

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 […]

Happy Hour with the Historian | The Civil War in Key West

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 […]

Trivia Night Fundraiser

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for Key West Art & Historical Society’s monthly trivia night fundraiser. Spots are LIMITED, so don’t delay, register your team today!Grab your friends, colleagues and KWAHS members and join our non-profit’s amazing night of trivia, drinks, snacks and fun. There will be 5 categories – Science, In the Recent News, 1970s […]

Historic Sail | Corey Malcom, PhD| The History of the Key West Bight

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 […]

Distinguished Speaker Series | Jeff Stotts: Mid 19th Century Key West African American community

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 […]

Trivia Night Fundraiser

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for Key West Art & Historical Society’s monthly trivia night fundraiser. Spots are LIMITED, so don’t delay, register your team today!  Grab your friends, colleagues and KWAHS members and join our non-profit’s amazing night of trivia, drinks, snacks and fun. There will be 5 categories – Children’s Literature, An ‘A’ in […]

Brian Magrane l Merchant Ship of 1622 Fleet

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 […]

Key Lime Festival Key Lime Pie Drop

 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 […]

Trivia Night Fundraiser

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for Key West Art & Historical Society’s monthly trivia night fundraiser. Spots are LIMITED, so don’t delay, register your team today! Grab your friends, colleagues and KWAHS members and join our non-profit’s amazing night of trivia, drinks, snacks and fun.  There will be 5 categories – 70s & 80s Television Theme […]

Happy Hour with the Historian | Custom Made: A History of the Custom House

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 […]

Music at Martello | Donavon Frankenreiter The Record Player Tour Plus Special Guest Christina Holmes

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 […]

Summer Film Series | Never-Ending Man Hayao Miyazaki

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 […]

Happy Hour with the Historian | The Key West Lighthouse

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 […]

Summer Film Series | Walking On Water

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” […]

Summer Film Series | Chico & Rita – Cancelled

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 […]

Member Breakfast | August 30, 2019

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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