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January 2022

Tennessee Williams Poetry Contest

7-January to 13-March from 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM
Tennessee Williams Museum, 513 Truman Avenue
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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In commemorating Tennessee Williams’s 111th Birthday, the 2022 Birthday Celebration includes a poetry contest that is open to everyone.  There is no specific theme for the 2022 Poetry Competition; however, your poem must in some way reference Tennessee Williams.  Authors may choose to write a poem referencing Williams, his family, one of his characters, or one of the actors/actresses who played a role in his plays or films. Poetry Writing Contest Prizes: $200 First Place and publication on the Society’s…

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Tennessee Williams Short Story Contest

7-January to 13-March from 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM
Tennessee Williams Museum, 513 Truman Avenue
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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In commemorating Tennessee Williams’s 111th Birthday, the 2022 Birthday Celebration includes a short story contest that is open to everyone.  There is no specific theme for the 2022 Short Story Competition; however, your short story must in some way reference Tennessee Williams.  Authors may choose to write a story referencing Williams, his family, one of his characters, or one of the actors/actresses who played a role in his plays or films. Short Story Writing Contest Prizes: $200 First Place and…

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THE COST $10.00 - $15.00

DSS | January 22, 1912: The Greatest Day of the Greatest Week in the History of Key West with Seth Bramson

17-January from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Casa Marina Resort, 1500 Reynolds Street
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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Distinguished Speaker Series | January 22, 1912: The Greatest Day of the Greatest Week in the History of Key West with Seth Bramson Monday, January 17, 2021, from 6 pm to 7 pm, at the Casa Marina  What a way to celebrate our grand bi-centennial, with a presentation about the day that the first FEC train arrived from the north –January 22, 1912– complete with Henry Flagler and every prominent Florida politician on board his or one of the other…

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THE COST Free

KWAHS Member Breakfast

19-January from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Custom House Museum, 281 FRONT ST
KEY WEST, FL 33040-8313 United States
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Member Breakfast on Wednesday, January 19th As a Key West Art & Historical Society (KWAHS) member, you are cordially invited to our upcoming Member Breakfast! Please join me Wednesday, January 19th at the Custom House on the veranda to enjoy a light breakfast and a brief presentation. Learn about your membership benefits, our mission, upcoming programs and all KWAHS has to offer. You may also join us for a docent-guided tour of the Custom House immediately following the presentation.  You’re not…

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Key West 200: Exhibit Opening

21-January from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Custom House Museum, 281 FRONT ST
KEY WEST, FL 33040-8313 United States
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The Key West Art & Historical Society is pleased to announce the opening of “Key West 200” a major exhibition complementing the 200th anniversary of the first permanent settlement of Key West in 1822. on display in the Bryan and Bumpus Galleries at the Custom House Museum, 281 Front Street. Running January 21 through December 11, 2022, the exhibit will highlight Key West’s people, culture and community.  The exhibit will feature rarely displayed artifacts that tell the story of the…

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THE COST $30.00 - $35.00

Key West Seaport Walking Tour

22-January from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Custom House Museum, 281 FRONT ST
KEY WEST, FL 33040-8313 United States
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The Key West Art & Historical Society is hosting a historic walking tour of the Key West Bight lead by the curator, Cori Convertito.  During the tour, she will discuss the industrial and maritime heritage of the island, including the Mallory Steamship Company, the shrimp fleet, the U.S. Navy, sponging, turtling and more. Tour Highlights: Stroll along the Key West seaport where the U.S. Navy raised it flag and established its naval base in 1823, visit the Mallory Steamship Dock…

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THE COST $200.00

Back in Time Fundraiser – Celebrating Key West’s Bicentennial

31-January from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Casa Marina Resort, 1500 Reynolds Street
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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ANNUAL BACK IN TIME FUNDRAISER – CELEBRATING KEY WEST’S BICENTENNIAL WHEN & WHERE Monday, January 31, 2022 at the Casa Marina Resort Permanent settlement of Key West began in 1822. and to honor the island’s Bicentennial, we are staging our annual fundraiser to reflect its history, art and culture!  We encourage costumes and characters from our history – think Henry Flagler, a shipwreck captain, Ellen Mallory, a rumrunner, Mario Sanchez, Ernest Hemingway, etc. Special awards for best dressed so plan…

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February 2022

THE COST Free

KWAHS Member Breakfast

4-February from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Custom House Museum, 281 FRONT ST
KEY WEST, FL 33040-8313 United States
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KWAHS Member Breakfast on Friday, February 4 As a Key West Art & Historical Society (KWAHS) Member, you are cordially invited to our upcoming Member Breakfast! Please join me Friday, February 4th at the Custom House to enjoy a light breakfast and a brief presentation.  Learn about your membership benefits, the Society's mission, upcoming programs and all KWAHS has to offer. You may also join us for a docent-guided tour of the Custom House immediately following the presentation.  You’re not…

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THE COST $30.00 - $35.00

Architectural Walking Tour

5-February from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Custom House Museum, 281 FRONT ST
KEY WEST, FL 33040-8313 United States
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Key West Architectural Walking Tour Celebrate Key West’s Bicentennial by joining our curator, Cori Convertito, for an architectural walking tour of Old Town. She will discuss historic landmarks in Old Town, architectural styles that make the island so unique, significant owners of note, several uses of homes and buildings since their construction. ​Tour will meet in front of the Key West Armory Building at 11:00 a.m and will finish at the Custom House at 12:30p.m. Please dress appropriately for an…

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KWAHS Member Breakfast

18-February from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Custom House Museum, 281 FRONT ST
KEY WEST, FL 33040-8313 United States
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KWAHS Member Breakfast on Friday, February 18 As a Key West Art & Historical Society (KWAHS) Member, you are cordially invited to our upcoming Member Breakfast! Please join me Friday, February 18th at the Custom House to enjoy a light breakfast and a brief presentation.  Learn about your membership benefits, the Society’s mission, upcoming programs and all KWAHS has to offer. You may also join us for a docent-guided tour of the Custom House immediately following the presentation.  You’re not…

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THE COST $30.00 - $35.00

Architectural Walking Tour

26-February from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Custom House Museum, 281 FRONT ST
KEY WEST, FL 33040-8313 United States
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Celebrate Key West’s Bicentennial by joining our curator, Cori Convertito, for an architectural walking tour of Old Town. She will discuss historic landmarks in Old Town, architectural styles that make the island so unique, significant owners of note, several uses of homes and buildings since their construction. ​Tour will meet in front of the Key West Armory Building at 11:00 a.m and will finish at the Custom House at 12:30p.m. Please dress appropriately for an outdoor walk. We encourage hats…

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March 2022

THE COST $55.00 - $65.00

Historic Seaport Sail on Argo Navis with Mark Hedden

5-March from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Argo Navis Key West Sailing Charters, 0 Margaret Street
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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Two Hour Historic Harbor Tour with Mark Hedden on the S/V Argo Navis talking about 'A History of Natural History of Key West' On Saturday, March 5, launching at 10:00am, writer, photographer, and birder Mark Hedden will offer passengers 'A History of the Natural History of Key West' during a two hour seafaring excursion onboard the luxury catamaran Argo Navis. “It’s easy to think about Key West as sort of a backwater, a really out-of-the-way place that is fun but…

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THE COST $55.00 - $65.00

Historic Seaport Sail on Argo Navis with Dr. Corey Malcom

12-March from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Argo Navis Key West Sailing Charters, 0 Margaret Street
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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Two Hour Historic Harbor Tour with Corey Malcom on the S/V Argo Navis Sail into historic exploration with Key West Art & Historical Society and archaeologist Corey Malcom, Ph.D., aboard the luxury sailing catamaran Argo Navis On Saturday, March 12, noted archaeologist Corey Malcom, Ph.D., will lead a historically illuminating morning seafaring excursion presented by Key West Art & Historical Society aboard the luxury catamaran SV Argo Navis, departing from the dock at 0 Margaret Street at 10:00a.m. and returning…

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This Property is Condemned

13-March from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Waterfront Playhouse, 407 Wall Street
Key West, 33040 United States
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This Property is Condemned, a play by Tennessee Williams Waterfront Playhouse March 13, 2022 | 8pm This Property is Condemned is a 1946 play written by Tennessee Williams.  The Depression-era story takes place in the fictional Mississippi town of Dodson.  Owen Legate, a representative of the railroad that provides much of the economic base for the town, comes to Dodson on an unpopular errand.  Alva Starr, a pretty flirt who finds herself stuck in the small town and is attracted…

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THE COST $5.00 - $10.00

Curator Tour of the Tennessee Williams Museum | The Rose Tattoo

17-March from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Tennessee Williams Museum, 513 Truman Avenue
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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KWAHS is offering a Curator-led tour of the Tennessee Williams Museum as part of the Tennessee Williams Birthday Celebration. 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 tour furnishes visitors a chance to learn more about the objects on display in the museum, and how they relate to Williams, his play and filming on…

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THE COST $55.00 - $65.00

Historic Seaport Sail on Argo Navis with Dr. Cori Convertito

19-March from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Argo Navis Key West Sailing Charters, 0 Margaret Street
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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Two Hour Historic Harbor Tour with Cori Convertito on the S/V Argo Navis talking about 'The History of the U.S. Navy in Key West' Sail into historic exploration with Key West Art & Historical Society and maritime historian Cori Convertito, Ph.D., aboard the luxury sailing catamaran Argo Navis On Saturday, March 19, noted historian Cori Convertito, Ph.D., will lead a historically illuminating morning seafaring excursion presented by Key West Art & Historical Society aboard the luxury catamaran SV Argo Navis,…

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ArtCamp! | Live Action History: War of the Three Kingdoms

21-March to 25-March from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Fort East Martello Museum, 3501 South Roosevelt Boulevard
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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ArtCamp! | Live Action History: War of the Three Kingdoms Monday, March 21st - Friday, March 25th, from 9 am to 4 pm War of the Three Kings is a live-action history program that is based on historic events in ancient China during the fall of the Han dynasty circa 200 ACE. Our presentation is drawn from the literary classic, Romance of the Three Kingdoms, which was written 1,000 years after the time. Students will follow this famous story, act out…

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THE COST $75.00 - $85.00

Conch Revival Picnic

23-March from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Key West Lighthouse, 938 Whitehead Street
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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Fifth Annual Conch Revival Picnic at Key West Lighthouse & Keeper’s Quarters Key West Art & Historical Society and Great Events Catering team up to present the fifth annual Conch Revival Picnic, an informal Conch heritage dinner prepared by acclaimed chefs Martha Hubbard and Dave Furman featuring a variety of classic Key West/Conch recipes. Hubbard and Furman will present a feast starting with passed hors d’ oeuvres followed by a buffet and dessert.Diners can enjoy their picnic feast with live…

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THE COST $5.00 - $10.00

Curator Tour of the Tennessee Williams Museum

26-March from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Tennessee Williams Museum, 513 Truman Avenue
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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KWAHS is offering a Curator-led tour of the Tennessee Williams Museum. KWAHS is offering a Curator-led tour of the Tennessee Williams Museum on Tennessee Williams' 111th Birthday!  Led by Curator, Dennis Beaver, the tour features a detailed look into Tennessee Williams’ life in Key West.  The tour furnishes visitors a chance to learn more about the objects on display in the museum, and how they relate to Williams and his more than 30 years on the island. Reservations (maximum 25…

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April 2022

Papio Kinetic Sculpture Parade

30-April from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Custom House Museum, 281 FRONT ST
KEY WEST, FL 33040-8313 United States
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Artists, builders, assemblers, and aficionados of the wild and wacky won't want to miss the 5th Annual Stanley Papio Kinetic Sculpture and Art Bike Parade presented by Key West Art & Historical Society and co-produced by Wonderdog Studios, with events set for April 29-30 in Old Town Key West.  Participants and spectators alike revel in the family-friendly, art-inspired, human-powered, mobile sculpture and art-bike parade (think art with parts that move) created in honor of the late Florida Keys rebel folk…

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