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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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March 2022

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 $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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