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August 2019

Parent & Me Fort Adventures

20-August to 19-December 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 30, 2019 10:00am-11:30am  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 problem solving, Ms. Linda will fill your morning with…

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Summer Film Series | Chico & Rita – Cancelled

27-August from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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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 an original soundtrack by legendary Cuban pianist and five-time Grammy-winning composer Bebo Valdés, “Chico & Rita” captures a defining moment in the evolution of history…

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THE COST Free

Member Breakfast | August 30, 2019

30-August from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
The Custom House, 281 Front Street
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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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 your membership benefits, our mission, upcoming events, and all KWAHS has to offer. If you are a new member, you’re not going to want to…

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September 2019

THE COST $5.00 - $20.00

Trivia Night Fundraiser

9-September from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Hard Rock Cafe, 313 Duval Street
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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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 night of trivia, drinks, snacks and fun. There will be 5 categories – Sports, Who Said That?, Queen Songs (audio round), General Knowledge and Disney.…

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Summer Film Series | Kevin Roche – The Quiet Architect

10-September from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Location and ticket information TBD. “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 refuses retirement and continually looks to the future regardless of age. Roche’s architectural philosophy is that “the responsibility of the…

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THE COST $10.00

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

11-September 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 the curator. 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…

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THE COST Free

Member Breakfast | September 20, 2019

20-September from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
The Custom House, 281 Front Street
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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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 your membership benefits, our mission, upcoming events, and all KWAHS has to offer. If you are a new member, you’re not going to want to…

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Summer Film Series | Russian Ark

24-September from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Location and ticket information TBD. Alexander Sokurov’s spellbinding masterpiece “Russian Ark” is a multi-award winning film consisting of one, single unbroken camera shot that moves through 33 rooms of St. Petersburg’s Hermitage Museum. It’s a staggering work of art, an impressive technical feat that is also cinematic poetry of the first order. As Sokurov’s camera glides in and out of cathedral-like galleries, opulent ballrooms and shadowy corridors and workrooms, three centuries of Russian history and European art are compressed into…

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THE COST Free - $10.00

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

26-September from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Custom House, 281 Front Street
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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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 event. Drye's riveting yet meticulously accurate portrayal of the horrific power of this long-ago monster storm also was praised by some of the nation's most…

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January 2020

Conch Revival Picnic

21-January from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Key West Lighthouse, 938 Whitehead Atreet
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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Details and Tickets Coming Soon Edible history continues with Conch Revival Picnic at Key West Lighthouse & Keeper's Quarters Museum Key West Art & Historical Society and Isle Cook Key West are celebrating the new year with another Conch Revival Picnic— a heritage dinner featuring a cornucopia of classic Key West/Conch recipes— set for Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 6:00pm –8:00pm. The Key West Art & Historical Society, Great Events and Isle Cook Key West once again join forces to…

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