Tennessee Williams Short Story Contest

Tennessee Williams 2024 Short Story Contest Submissions open January 7, 2024 through March 10, 2024 TENNESSEE WILLIAMS SHORT STORY SUBMISSION In commemorating Tennessee Williams's 113th Birthday, the Tennessee Williams Museum in Key West is convening a short story contest.  Submissions must in some way reference Williams and must not have been written before 2023.  Authors […]

Tennessee Williams Poetry Contest

Tennessee Williams 2024 Poetry Contest Submissions open January 7, 2024 through March 10, 2024 TENNESSEE WILLIAMS POETRY SUBMISSION In commemorating Tennessee Williams's 113th Birthday, the Tennessee Williams Museum in Key West is convening a poetry contest.  Submissions must in some way reference Williams and must not have been written before 2023.  Authors may choose to […]

Shadow & Light Exhibit Opening

Key West Museum of Art & History 281 Front Street, Key West, FL, United States

Shadow & Light: A Juried Art Exhibition Exhibit Opening Key West Museum of Art & History February 23, 2024 | 5:00pm – 8:00pm On February 23, 2024, the Key West Museum of Art & History will open its juried art exhibition, Shadow & Light which features over 50 Florida Keys artists.  The exhibition beckoned artists […]

Member-only Breakfast @ Tennessee Williams Museum

Tennessee Williams Museum 513 Truman Avenue, Key West, FL, United States

Member-only Breakfast Tennessee Williams Museum March 1, 2024 | 10:00am-11:00am REGISTER FOR MEMBER BREAKFAST As a Key West Art & Historical Society (KWAHS) member, you are cordially invited to our upcoming Member Breakfast! Please join Kim Livingston, Membership Coordinator, at the Tennessee Williams Museum to enjoy a light breakfast and a brief presentation. Relax in […]

Curator Tour of the Tennessee Williams Museum – The Rose Tattoo

Tennessee Williams Museum 513 Truman Avenue, Key West, FL, United States

Curator Tour of the Tennessee Williams - The Rose Tattoo Tennessee Williams Museum March 1, 2024 | 11:30am-12:30pm CURATOR TOUR TICKETS KWAHS is offering a Curator-led tour of the Tennessee Williams Museum led by Museum Curator, Dennis Beaver, the tour features a detailed look into the filming of The Rose Tattoo in Key West. The […]

Tennessee Williams Plein Air Painting Contest

Key West Museum of Art & History 281 Front Street, Key West, FL, United States

Tennessee Williams Plein Air Painting Contest Key West Museum of Art & History March 2, 2024 | 8:00am-3:00pm REGISTER FOR PLEIN AIR CONTEST The Key West Art and Historical Society & Tennessee Williams Museum are hosting their annual Tennessee Williams Plein Air Painting Contest.  How much do you know about the iconic playwright, screenwriter, and […]

Tennessee Williams Plein Air Painting Contest Reception

Key West Museum of Art & History 281 Front Street, Key West, FL, United States

Tennessee Williams Plein Air Painting Contest Reception Key West Museum of Art & History Museum Grounds March 2, 2024 | 5:00pm-7:00pm This season, the Key West Art and Historical Society and the Tennessee Williams Museum are hosting their annual Tennessee Williams Plein Air Painting Contest.  Following the daytime contest, members of the public are invited […]

Family Day at the Museum @ Fort East Martello Museum

Fort East Martello Museum 3501 South Roosevelt Boulevard, Key West, FL, United States

Family Day at the Museum Fort East Martello Museum March 3, 2024 | 11:00am – 2:00pm  On Sunday, March 3, join the staff of Fort East Martello Museum, at 3501 S. Roosevelt Blvd., Key West, to explore the art and history of the Florida Keys.  Families of all ages are welcome to join Mrs. Kassandra […]

The Rose Tattoo Garden Party Fundraiser

1207 Whitehead Street 1207 Whitehead Street, Key West, FL, United States

The Rose Tattoo Garden Party Fundraiser Home of Dennis Beaver & Bert Whitt March 3, 2024 | 5:00pm-7:00pm GARDEN PARTY FUNDRAISER TICKETS The Rose Tattoo Garden Party & Fundraiser Celebrating Tennessee Williams This fundraiser is the kick-off event for the March 2024 Tennessee Williams Key West Festival.  It is being held in the garden at […]

Tennessee Williams Classic Movie Night – The Rose Tattoo

Tropic Cinema 416 Eaton Street, Key West, FL, United States

Tennessee Williams Classic Movie - The Rose Tattoo Tropic Cinema March 4, 2024 | 6:30pm-8:30pm TENNESSEE WILLIAMS CLASSIC MOVIE NIGHT TICKETS THE ROSE TATTOO (1955) 1 hour 57 minute run time Based on a play by Tennessee Williams, this classic drama centers on Serafina (Anna Magnani), a widowed Sicilian woman living in the American South […]

Papa’s Pilar Cocktail Class – Tennessee Williams Edition

Hemingway Social Club 201 Simonton Street, Key West, FL, United States

Papa's Pilar Cocktail Class - Tennessee Williams Edition Hemingway Social Club March 5, 2024 | 4:00pm-6:00pm COCKTAIL CLASS TICKETS The Key West Art & Historical Society is excited to partner with Papa's Pilar Rum Company for a Tennessee Williams-themed Cocktail Class Join Key West Art & Historical Society and Papa's Pilar at their Hemingway Social […]

FREE Outdoor Screening ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’

Tropic Cinema 416 Eaton Street, Key West, FL, United States

Free Outdoor Screening A Streetcar Named Desire Tropic Cinema March 6, 2024 | 7:00pm-9:00pm Celebrating Tennessee Williams Key West Festival with a FREE Outdoor Movie Night featuring A Streetcar Named Desire, one of Williams' most popular works. Whether you're looking for a special date night or a unique night out with friends, outdoors at Tropic […]

Homeschool Art and History @ Fort East Martello Museum

Fort East Martello Museum 3501 South Roosevelt Boulevard, Key West, FL, United States

Homeschool Art and History Fort East Martello Museum March 7, 2024 | 12:00pm – 1:30pm On the first Thursday of each month, we invite local homeschool families to join us at a […]

Distinguished Speaker Series | Building the Over-Sea Railroad: The Untold Story

Tropic Cinema 416 Eaton Street, Key West, FL, United States

Distinguished Speaker Series Building the Over-Sea Railroad with John Blades March 8, 2024 | 6:00pm-7:00pm DISTINGUISHED SPEAKER SERIES TICKETS The story of the building of the Over-Sea Railroad is a much more complicated story than is generally known and involved decades of planning and strategic thinking. Ironically, the tremendous time span needed to accomplish the […]

Membership Monday @ Tennessee Williams Museum

Tennessee Williams Museum 513 Truman Avenue, Key West, FL, United States

Membership Monday - Bring a Friend! Tennessee Williams Museum March 11, 2024 | 5:00pm-7:00pm FREE REGISTRATION FOR MEMBERSHIP MONDAY When is the last time you visited the Tennessee Williams Museum?  One Monday per month, KWAHS opens the doors to one of our four museums for members only.  In March we will learn more about the […]

Tennessee Williams Classic Movie Night – Baby Doll

Tropic Cinema 416 Eaton Street, Key West, FL, United States

Tennessee Williams Classic Movie - Baby Doll Tropic Cinema March 11, 2024 | 6:30pm-8:30pm TENNESSEE WILLIAMS CLASSIC MOVIE NIGHT TICKETS BABY DOLL (1956) 1 hour 54 minute run time Based on a play by Tennessee Williams, "Baby Doll" centers on Archie Lee Meighan (Karl Malden), a failing cotton gin owner who is married to Baby […]

Happy Hour with the Historian | But I Work Best Here: Tennessee Williams in Key West

Comedy Key West 218 Whitehead Street, #5, Key West, FL, United States

Happy Hour with the Historian 'But I Work Best Here' | Tennessee Williams in Key West March 14, 2024 | 5:00pm-6:00pm HAPPY HOUR TICKETS Historian: Cori Convertito Ph.D. Tennessee Williams was one of the most admired playwrights of the 20th century. While he wrote fiction and motion picture screenplays, Williams is most widely known for […]

A Trolley Tour Named Desire with Curator Dennis Beaver

Key West Museum of Art & History 281 Front Street, Key West, FL, United States

A Trolley Tour Named Desire with Curator Dennis Beaver Tennessee Williams Museum March 15, 2024 | 11:00am-1:00pm TROLLEY TOUR TICKETS The Key West Art & Historical Society is pleased to offer a historic Tennessee Williams Trolley Tour of venues related to Tennessee Williams' long history in Key West. Join Tennessee Williams Museum Curator Dennis Beaver […]

Flora & Fauna: Naturalists in Florida Exhibit Opening

Key West Museum of Art & History 281 Front Street, Key West, FL, United States

Flora & Fauna: Naturalists in Florida Exhibit Opening Key West Museum of Art & History March 15, 2024 | 5:00pm – 7:00pm The Key West Art & Historical Society is pleased to announce the opening of its forthcoming exhibition “Flora & Fauna: Naturalists in Florida.” The Society welcomes the public to a special reception on […]

Historic Seaport Sail | History of Florida Keys Marine Sanctuary

Argo Navis Key West Sailing Charters 0 Margaret Street, Key West, FL, United States

History of Florida Keys Marine Sanctuary Brenda Altmeier, Maritime Heritage Coordinator March 16, 2024 | 9:00am-11:00am HISTORIC SEAPORT SAIL TICKETS On Saturday, March 16, Altmeier will lead an illuminating morning […]

Ten Blocks on the Camino Real Staged Reading

Waterfront Playhouse 407 Wall Street, Naval Air Station Key West, FL, United States

Ten Blocks on the Camino Real Staged Reading Waterfront Playhouse March 17, 2024 | 8:00pm-10:00pm STAGED READING TICKETS Williams described Ten Blocks as a foray into “plastic theatre” that expanded on the “poetic naturalism” of his better-known work of the era. This staged reading is in celebration of the birth of Tennessee Williams.

Spring ArtCamp! | Just Paint!

Fort East Martello Museum 3501 South Roosevelt Boulevard, Key West, FL, United States

Spring ArtCamp! | Just Paint! Fort East Martello Museum March 18 - 22, 2024, from 9am - 3:30pm CLICK HERE to Register This week of camp is filled with just paint! Campers will learn about printmaking, watercolors, and action painting! This camp concludes with a pop-up exhibit that is curated and installed by the campers. Parents […]

Tennessee Williams Classic Movie Night – Period of Adjustment

Tropic Cinema 416 Eaton Street, Key West, FL, United States

Tennessee Williams Classic Movie - Period of Adjustment Tropic Cinema March 18, 2024 | 6:30pm-8:30pm TENNESSEE WILLIAMS CLASSIC MOVIE NIGHT TICKETS PERIOD OF ADJUSTMENT (1962) 1 hour 52 minute runtime Veteran George Haverstick (Jim Hutton) meets nurse Isabel (Jane Fonda) while in hospital and soon marries her. However, Isabel is disappointed to learn that George […]

Non-Profit Bingo Night

The Green Parrot Bar 601 Whitehead Street, Key West, FL, United States

Join us for NON-PROFIT BINGO NIGHT at The Green Parrot Bingo cards are only $1 each and there are great prizes to be won.  Select rounds will offer bottles of wine, gift certificates and goodies from SINZ Burritos, Vino's Wine Bar, Kilwin's Fudge, Keys Coffee Company, Conch Republic Seafood Company, Kojin Noodle, and a bottle […]

Tennessee Williams’ Key West Walking Tour

Waterfront Playhouse 407 Wall Street, Naval Air Station Key West, FL, United States

Tennessee Williams' Key West Walking Tour Waterfront Playhouse to Tennessee Williams Museum March 19, 2024 | 10:00am-11:30am TENNESSEE WILLIAMS WALKING TOUR TICKETS The Key West Art & Historical Society is […]

Tennessee Williams Classic Movie Night – The Fugitive Kind

Tropic Cinema 416 Eaton Street, Key West, FL, United States

Tennessee Williams Classic Movie - The Fugitive Kind Tropic Cinema March 25, 2024 | 6:30pm-8:30pm TENNESSEE WILLIAMS CLASSIC MOVIE NIGHT TICKETS THE FUGITIVE KIND (1953) 1 hour 59 minute run time When drifter Valentine Xavier (Marlon Brando) arrives in a southern town, he catches the eye of the married Lady Torrance (Anna Magnani) and the […]

Tennessee Williams Birthday Party

Tennessee Williams Museum 513 Truman Avenue, Key West, FL, United States

Tennessee Williams Birthday Party Tennessee Williams Museum March 26, 2024 |5:00pm-7:00pm Tennessee Williams turns 113 this March! Join us at the Tennessee Williams Museum (513 Truman Avenue) for champagne and cake on March 26.  The birthday party is FREE and everyone is welcome. First and second place winners of the short story and poetry contests […]

Hemingway’s Key West Walking Tour

Key West Museum of Art & History 281 Front Street, Key West, FL, United States

Ernest Hemingway's Key West Walking Tour Key West Museum of Art & History to Blue Heaven April 3, 2024 | 10:00am-11:30am ERNEST HEMINGWAY WALKING TOUR TICKETS The Key West Art […]

Homeschool Art and History @ Fort East Martello Museum

Fort East Martello Museum 3501 South Roosevelt Boulevard, Key West, FL, United States

Homeschool Art and History Fort East Martello Museum April 4, 2024 | 12:00pm – 1:30pm On the first Thursday of each month, we invite local homeschool families to join us at a […]

Family Day at the Museum @ Fort East Martello Museum

Fort East Martello Museum 3501 South Roosevelt Boulevard, Key West, FL, United States

Family Day at the Museum Fort East Martello Museum April 7, 2024 | 11:00am – 2:00pm  On Sunday, April 7, join the staff of Fort East Martello Museum, at 3501 S. Roosevelt Blvd., Key West, to explore the art and history of the Florida Keys.  Families of all ages are welcome to join Mrs. Kassandra […]

Happy Hour with the Historian: An Academic History of Drinking in Key West

Comedy Key West 218 Whitehead Street, #5, Key West, FL, United States

Happy Hour with the Historian An Academic History of Drinking in Key West April 11, 2024 | 5:00pm-6:00pm HAPPY HOUR TICKETS Historian: Cori Convertito Ph.D. Topic: An Academic History of Drinking in Key West If ever a place could embrace spirits and revelry as part of its heritage, Key West would have to be it. […]

Happy Hour with the Historian: Crossing the Florida Straits | 150 Years of Cuban Migration to South Florida

Comedy Key West 218 Whitehead Street, #5, Key West, FL, United States

Happy Hour with the Historian Crossing the Florida Straits | 150 Years of Cuban Migration to South Florida May 9, 2024 | 5:00pm-6:00pm HAPPY HOUR TICKETS Historian: Cori Convertito Ph.D. This lecture will explore the Cuban immigration to the United States beginning in a time of peaceful coexistence between the two places.  In the middle […]