Key West Seaport Walking Tour

Key West Seaport Walking Tour 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, […]

DSS | Dry Tortugas – A Confluence of Human History and Natural Resources with Ranger Curtis Hall

Tropic Cinema 416 Eaton Street, Key West, FL

Dry Tortugas - A Confluence of Human History, Natural Resources, Ambitious Fortifications and Remote National Park with Ranger Curtis Hall November 10, 2022 | 6pm – 7pm Tropic Cinema The Tortugas, one of our nations oldest place names, have been many things to generations of visitors throughout centuries of time. Places of shelter, provisions, struggle, […]

Historic Seaport Sail on Argo Navis with Brad Bertelli

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

Two Hour Historic Harbor Tour with Brad Bertelli on the Argo Navis talking about Captain Benjamin Baker & Keys Pineapple Farming Two Hour Historic Harbor Tour with Keys Historian Brad Bertelli on the S/V Argo Navis talking about ‘Captain Benjamin Baker & Florida Keys Pineapple Farming' Sail into historic exploration with Florida Keys Historian Brad […]

Happy Hour with the Historian | Jefferson B. Browne’s Key West

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

The Key West Art & Historical Society is excited to partner with Comedy Key West to offer a series of fun historical lectures entitled ‘Happy Hour with the Historian’. Attendees will receive a complimentary drink (beer, house wine or soft drink), and treated to a short presentation by the historian. Historian: Cori Convertito Ph.D. Topic: […]

SOLD OUT Key West: 200 Years of History and Culture Documentary (Carper Theater)

Tropic Cinema 416 Eaton Street, Key West, FL

KEY WEST: 200 YEARS OF HISTORY AND CULTURE A first ever documentary on the history of Key West Film by Michael J. Kirk Tropic Cinema, 416 Eaton Street (Carper Theater) Key West Art & Historical Society, filmmaker Michael J. Kirk and Tropic Cinema will be hosting a screening of the first ever documentary on the […]

Key West: 200 Years of History and Culture Documentary (Dow Theater)

Tropic Cinema 416 Eaton Street, Key West, FL

KEY WEST: 200 YEARS OF HISTORY AND CULTURE A first ever documentary on the history of Key West Film by Michael J. Kirk Tropic Cinema, 416 Eaton Street (Dow Theater) Key West Art & Historical Society, filmmaker Michael J. Kirk and Tropic Cinema will be hosting a screening of the first ever documentary on the […]

Key West 200th Exhibit Wrap Up Party

Key West Museum of Art & History at the Custom House 281 Front Street, Naval Air Station Key West, FL

The Key West Museum of Art & History’s Sensational 'Key West 200' Exhibition To Close November 30 With Free Evening Bash The Key West Museum of Art & History will celebrate the closing of its seminal exhibit 'Key West 200,' the first major exploration into 200 years of Key West history and culture, on Wednesday, […]

VIRTUAL Distinguished Speaker Series | Writers in Paradise with James Clark

VIRTUAL Distinguished Speaker Series | Writers in Paradise with James Clark Thursday, December 8, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. REGISTER FOR VIRTUAL DSS Beginning with a poem around 1560, the Florida story has been told and retold. This presentation features the stories of over two dozen well-known authors of the past and present who found […]

Historic Seaport Sail on Argo Navis with Dr. Cori Convertito

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

Two Hour Historic Harbor Tour with Dr. Cori Convertito on the S/V Argo Navis talking about ‘The Lighthouses of the Florida Keys' Sail into historic exploration with Curator & Historian Dr. Cori Convertito aboard the luxury sailing catamaran Argo Navis On Thursday, December 15, Cori will lead a historically illuminating morning seafaring excursion presented by […]

Architectural Walking Tour

Armory Building 600 White Street, Key West, FL

Key West Architectural Walking Tour Celebrate our magnificent island 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 […]

DSS | Shaping an Island: Key West’s Black History

Tropic Cinema 416 Eaton Street, Key West, FL

Distinguished Speaker Series | Shaping an Island: Key West's Black History with Dr. Cori Convertito January 5, 2023 | 6pm – 7pm Tropic Cinema The Key West Art and Historical Society, in partnership with Florida Humanities, is building cultural equity by telling the stories of the Black community’s significant contributions to local culture and industry, […]

Free

Membership Monday at Key West Museum of Art & History

Key West Museum of Art & History at the Custom House 281 Front Street, Naval Air Station Key West, FL

Key West Art & Historical members only are invited to enjoy the museums and enjoy the sunset on the back veranda!A new KWAHS member event!One Monday per month, we will open a select museum for members only to privately enjoy. We will host our first membership monday at the iconic Custom House Museum. Join us […]

Free

Book Launch and Reading for Joy Castro’s ‘One Brilliant Flame’

San Carlos Theater 516 Duval Street, Key West, FL

Meet Award-Winning Author Joy Castro at Book Launch and Reading Event January 11, 2023 | 5:00PM - 6:30PM San Carlos Institute Award-winning author Joy Castro will be offering a book reading and signing copies of her new novel, “One Brilliant Flame” at the San Carlos Institute, 516 Duval Street, on Wednesday, January 11, from 5:00 […]

Happy Hour with the Historian | Wreck Ashore: How Key West Became

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

The Key West Art & Historical Society is excited to partner with Comedy Key West to offer a series of fun historical lectures entitled ‘Happy Hour with the Historian’. Attendees will receive a complimentary drink (beer, house wine or soft drink), and treated to a short presentation by the historian. Historian: Cori Convertito Ph.D. Topic: […]

Bahama Village: Relics of a Fading Community Exhibit Opening

Key West Museum of Art & History at the Custom House 281 Front Street, Naval Air Station Key West, FL

Key West Art & Historical Society will debut a new exhibition on January 13, 2023, that will explore the history and culture of the often-overlooked segment of the community – former and current residents of Bahama Village.  The Society invites one and all to a special reception that evening from 5:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m. to […]

Non-Profit Bingo Night!

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

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 Smokin' Tuna Saloon, Tea & Spice Exchange, Hog's Breath Saloon, Cuban Coffee Queen, Funky Rooster Coffee & Wine House, […]

Historic Seaport Sail on Argo Navis with Analise Andrews

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

Two Hour Historic Harbor Tour with Analise Andrews on the S/V Argo Navis talking about ‘Conch Cuisine: Culture, History & Traditions' Sail into historic exploration with Key West Food Tours Owner and Conch Analise Andrews aboard the luxury sailing catamaran Argo Navis On Thursday, January 19, Analise will lead a historically illuminating morning seafaring excursion […]

Wander Down Whitehead Walking Tour

Seaside Cafe at the Mansion 1400 Duval Street, Key West, FL

The Key West Art & Historical Society is hosting a walking tour of historic Whitehead Street lead by the curator and historian, Cori Convertito.  During the tour, she will discuss the several of the iconic structures that line the street. Tour Highlights: Stroll along the historic Whitehead Street beginning at the Southernmost Mansion and ending […]

KWAHS Annual Member Appreciation Party at the Key West Lighthouse

Key West Lighthouse 938 Whitehead Street, Key West, FL

Key West Art & Historical Society honors its members with a sunset party at the Lighthouse & Keeper's Quarters!Annual Member Appreciation Party At the Lighthouse! Wednesday, January | 5:30 pm – 7:30 pmKey West Lighthouse and Keeper’s QuartersLet’s celebrate your KWAHS membership at the Key West Lighthouse & Keeper’s Quarters with a sunset happy hour on Wednesday, […]

Free

DSS | Key West on the Edge: Inventing the Conch Republic by Robert Kerstein

Tropic Cinema 416 Eaton Street, Key West, FL

Distinguished Speaker Series | Key West on the Edge: Inventing the Conch Republic with Dr. Robert Kerstein January 26, 2023 | 6pm – 7pm Tropic Cinema Key West lies at the southernmost point of the continental Unites States, ninety miles from Cuba, at Mile Marker 0 on famed U.S. Highway 1. Famous for six-toed cats […]