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March 2019

Life Drawing with Annamarie Giordano

26-March to 28-May from 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM
Fort East Martello Museum, 3501 South Roosevelt Boulevard
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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EVERY TUESDAY Thru MAY 28, 2019 11:00am-2:00pm Select your medium of choice and join Annamarie Giordano in Life Drawing sessions on Tuesdays. This three-hour workshop is held in the Museum’s “White Room,” a place where folk artist Mario Sanchez once created art, accessed through the parade grounds behind the Fort. Classes feature nude models in short and long poses and are open to all levels. Sessions are $25 for Key West Art & Historical Society members and $30 for non-members,…

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June 2019

Archeology Camp | The Curse of the Mummy

3-June to 7-June 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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Ages 6-12 (Please note that due to the intensive nature of our camps, we are unable to accommodate children under 6 years of age.) This program features a high energy adventure driven curriculum where the classroom is used to represent a museum. Students will learn about ancient cultures as they are sent out as agents of history to find the missing components from our museum displays. Each of these museum assignments will be run in an “Indiana Jones” style with tricks,…

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Happy Hour with the Historian | Defending America’s Gibraltar: The Forts of Key West

5-June 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: Defending America’s Gibraltar: The Forts of Key West With its impressive harbor situated on the border of the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf…

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Chip Kasper & Sandy Delgado l The 1919 Hurricane and its impacts in Key West

6-June from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
The Custom House, 281 Front Street
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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Chip Kasper & Sandy Delgado l The 1919 Hurricane and its impacts in Key West About the presentation: The 1919 Hurricane was the fourth in a series of deadly hurricanes affecting the Florida Keys during the early 20th Century. The 1919 hurricane, which led to the sinking of the passenger ship Valbanera, resulted in perhaps the worst maritime disaster in the history of the Florida Keys. The hurricane also inspired Sister Louis Gabriel to design and build the Our Lady…

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Claymation Camp

10-June to 14-June 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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Ages 6-12 (Please note that due to the intensive nature of our camps, we are unable to accommodate children under 6 years of age.) Instructors: Crystal Smith and Giancarlo Espinoza Stop-motion photography is a fun way for children to learn about a specific style of animation. Many of the students’ favorite movies are made using stop-motion. In this camp, the participants will learn the art of clay molding, wire figures, set design, and how to compose 24 Frames per minute using…

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Trivia Night Fundraiser

10-June 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! 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 – General Knowledge, Television Shows, Food & Drink, Geography and Music. Great prizes for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place teams! Hard Rock Cafe will be extending their happy hour specials…

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