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Private Tour of the Tennessee Williams Museum

Book your private tour of the Tennessee Williams Museum, 513 Truman Avenue.  Tours last approximately 60 minutes and will be led by a knowledgeable member of staff.  Groups are limited to a maximum of 6 people.  Masks must be worn on the property at all time (no exceptions). At minimum, we require 24 hour notice […]

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

Littles at the Lighthouse

Littles at the Lighthouse Tuesday, March 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, […]

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VIRTUAL Distinguished Speaker Series | The Legacy of Franklin Roosevelt’s WPA in Florida by David Schmidt

VIRTUAL Distinguished Speaker Series | The Legacy of Franklin Roosevelt’s WPA in Florida by David Schmidt Thursday, March 4, 2021, 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 […]

Littles at the Lighthouse

Littles at the Lighthouse Tuesday, March 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 April). Space is limited to 15 people, so please […]

Littles at the Lighthouse

Littles at the Lighthouse Tuesday, March 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 April). Space is limited to 15 people, so please register […]

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VIRTUAL Distinguished Speaker Series | Presidents in Florida by James Clark

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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ArtCamp! | Key West Artists Camp

ArtCamp! | Key West Artists Camp Monday, March 22nd to Friday, March 26th, from 9:00 AM-4:00 PM This week-long in-person camp gives your camper the opportunity to learn about and create works in the style of Key West artists from the past and present. This camp concludes with a pop-up exhibition that is curated and […]

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Tandy Talks Tennessee: A Virtual Performance and Conversation ON DEMAND

TANDY TALKS TENNESSEE // a virtual performance & conversation featuring Tandy Cronyn and Stephen Kitsakos 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 […]

VIRTUAL Happy Hour with the Historian | The Wrecking Industry

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 […]

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Littles at the Lighthouse

Littles at the Lighthouse Tuesday, March 30th, 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 April). Space is limited to 15 people, so please […]

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Member-Only Breakfast

As a Key West Art & Historical Society (KWAHS) member, you are cordially invited to our upcoming Member Breakfast! Please join me Wednesday, March 31st at 9:00 am at the Key West Lighthouse to enjoy a light breakfast and a brief presentation. Learn about your membership benefits, our mission, upcoming programs and all KWAHS has […]

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Littles at the Lighthouse

Littles at the Lighthouse Tuesday, April 6th, 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 […]

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Tour of Tours: Historic Cigar Experience

Tour of Tours: Historic Cigar Experience Tuesday, April 6th, from 10 am to 12:30 pm (Rescheduled from March 30th) Our new “Tour of Tours” for members is as exciting as it is exceptional. This hands-on tour features the oldest cigar factory currently operating in the Florida Keys as well as a visit to the iconic […]

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

Littles at the Lighthouse

Littles at the Lighthouse Tuesday, April 20th, 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 […]

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

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: Following the Fish | Hemingway in Key West Ernest Hemingway, who lived and wrote in Key West throughout the 1930s, immersed himself in Florida Keys game […]

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Member-Only Breakfast

As a Key West Art & Historical Society (KWAHS) member, you are cordially invited to our upcoming Member Breakfast! Please join me Friday, April 23rd at 9:00 am at the Key West Lighthouse to enjoy a light breakfast and a brief presentation. Learn about your membership benefits, our mission, upcoming programs and all KWAHS has […]

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

Littles at the Lighthouse

Littles at the Lighthouse Tuesday, April 27th, 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 […]

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Under Construction | A.V. Rabenau Photograph Exhibit Opening

The Key West Art & Historical Society is pleased to announce the opening of “Under Construction | Glass Plate Negatives of A.V. Rabenau,” an exhibition showcasing turn-of-the-century photographs in the Bumpus Gallery at the Custom House Museum, 281 Front Street. One of the newest and most valuable collections belonging to the Key West Art & […]

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Littles at the Lighthouse

Littles at the Lighthouse Tuesday, May 4th, 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 […]

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VIRTUAL Happy Hour with the Historian | The Great Depression & The WPA

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 […]

Private Tour of the Tennessee Williams Museum

Book your private tour of the Tennessee Williams Museum, 513 Truman Avenue.  Tours last approximately 60 minutes and will be led by a knowledgeable member of staff.  Groups are limited to a maximum of 6 people.  Masks must be worn on the property at all time (no exceptions). At minimum, we require 24 hour notice […]

Littles at the Lighthouse

Littles at the Lighthouse Tuesday, March 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, […]

VIRTUAL Distinguished Speaker Series | The Legacy of Franklin Roosevelt’s WPA in Florida by David Schmidt

VIRTUAL Distinguished Speaker Series | The Legacy of Franklin Roosevelt’s WPA in Florida by David Schmidt Thursday, March 4, 2021, 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 […]

Littles at the Lighthouse

Littles at the Lighthouse Tuesday, March 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 April). Space is limited to 15 people, so please […]

Littles at the Lighthouse

Littles at the Lighthouse Tuesday, March 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 April). Space is limited to 15 people, so please register […]

VIRTUAL Distinguished Speaker Series | Presidents in Florida by James Clark

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 […]

ArtCamp! | Key West Artists Camp

ArtCamp! | Key West Artists Camp Monday, March 22nd to Friday, March 26th, from 9:00 AM-4:00 PM This week-long in-person camp gives your camper the opportunity to learn about and create works in the style of Key West artists from the past and present. This camp concludes with a pop-up exhibition that is curated and […]

Tandy Talks Tennessee: A Virtual Performance and Conversation ON DEMAND

TANDY TALKS TENNESSEE // a virtual performance & conversation featuring Tandy Cronyn and Stephen Kitsakos 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 […]

VIRTUAL Happy Hour with the Historian | The Wrecking Industry

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 […]

Littles at the Lighthouse

Littles at the Lighthouse Tuesday, March 30th, 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 April). Space is limited to 15 people, so please […]

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