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August 2019

Parent & Me Fort Adventures

20-August to 28-May from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Fort East Martello Museum, 3501 South Roosevelt Boulevard
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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EVERY TUESDAY & THURSDAY thru MAY 28, 2020 10:00am-11:30am  CLASSES FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH HAVE BEEN CANCELLED How does a play date at a 150-year-old fort sound? In this toddler-centric Parent and Me class your child will explore and discover through hands-on play experiences. Every Tuesday and Thursday morning this fun and educational class will focus on a specific theme that includes art, science, math, and building. After a playful group circle time that promotes creativity, sensory exploration and…

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November 2019

Life Drawing Class

12-November to 26-May from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Fort East Martello Museum, 3501 South Roosevelt Boulevard
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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EVERY TUESDAY from November 12, 2019 thru May 26, 2019 11:00am-2:00pm  CLASSES FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 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 give students of all experience levels the opportunity to draw from a live model using their choice of medium. Materials can be purchased in class…

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March 2020

THE COST $25.00 - $75.00

Talking Tennessee with Tandy Cronyn & Joel Vig

29-March from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
The Studios of Key West, 533 Eaton Street
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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The Tennessee Williams Museum continues to celebrate the playwright during its annual Tennessee Williams Birthday Celebration The Tennessee Williams Museum continues to celebrate the playwright during its annual Tennessee Williams Birthday Celebration with two nights of performances centered around Williams and two influential people in his life. The performance will be held at The Studios of Key West on March 29 and 30. Following the March 29th performance, attendees will have an opportunity to attend a meet & greet with…

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THE COST $55.00 - $75.00

Talking Tennessee with Tandy Cronyn & Joel Vig

30-March from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
The Studios of Key West, 533 Eaton Street
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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The Tennessee Williams Museum continues to celebrate the playwright during its annual Tennessee Williams Birthday CelebrationThe Tennessee Williams Museum continues to celebrate the playwright during its annual Tennessee Williams Birthday Celebration with two nights of performances centered around Williams and two influential people in his life. The performance will be held at The Studios of Key West on March 29 and 30.ACT ONE: Truman Talks Tennessee featuring Joel Vig as Truman CapoteCommissioned by the Southern Literary Trail, Truman Capote (played…

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April 2020

THE COST $5.00 - $10.00

Distinguished Speaker Series | The First Peoples of Key West: Archaeology at the Stock Island Site and Beyond

2-April from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Custom House Museum, 281 FRONT ST
KEY WEST, FL 33040-8313 United States
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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 Stock Island (where the County prison is today). He will be sharing new radiocarbon dates from the oldest human-made deposits at the site, which provide…

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THE COST $10.00

Happy Hour with the Historian | A Short History of Key West: From Pirates

8-April from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
BottleCap Lounge, 1128 Simonton Street
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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The Key West Art & Historical Society is excited to partner with the BottleCap Lounge for a series of fun historical lectures 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 complimentary drink (beer, house wine or a well drink), and will be treated to a short presentation by the curator.Historian: Cori Convertito Ph.D.Topic: A Short History…

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THE COST $5.00

Distinguished Speaker Series | The History of the Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden

16-April from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Custom House Museum, 281 FRONT ST
KEY WEST, FL 33040-8313 United States
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Distinguished Speaker Series | The History of the Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical GardenThursday, April 16, 2020, from 6:00 PM-7:00 PMMisha McRae will be presenting the 84 year history of the Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden from concept in 1934 to now, with an introduction to the significance of its many functions it provides to the community, City of Key West, conservation and to the world. About the Presenter:Misha D. McRAE – Executive Director, Key West Botanical Garden…

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May 2020

Trip to Cooper Hewitt Museum in New York City

13-May to 16-May from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Cooper Hewitt Museum, 2 East 91st Street
New York City, 10128 United States
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The Key West Art & Historical Society is pleased to announce an organized trip to New York City for the opening of an exhibition at the Cooper Hewitt Museum entitled, 'Suzie Zuzek for Lilly Pulitzer: The Prints that Made the Fashion Brand'. Suzie 'Zuzek' dePoo was the designer for Key West Hand Print Fabrics for many years and we want to bring a group of Keys residents to museum to celebrate her achievements. Dates are May 13-16, 2020 (Wednesday-Saturday) Package…

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THE COST $10.00

Happy Hour w/ the Historian | The Life of Rome Dupont: Freedom in Key West

13-May from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
BottleCap Lounge, 1128 Simonton Street
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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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 guest historian and genealogist, Karl Reutling. Historian: Karl Reutling. Topic: The Life of Rome Dupont: Freedom in Key West Rome Dupont and Amanda Shackleford were born into slavery.  Bought and…

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