VIRTUAL Distinguished Speaker Series | Presidents in Florida by James Clark

VIRTUAL Distinguished Speaker Series | Presidents in Florida by James Clark Thursday, March 18, 2021, from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm George Washington had nothing but trouble with Florida. Thomas Jefferson tried to steal it. Abraham Lincoln hoped it would win him re-election. Three men came to Florida to fight and ended up in the […]

VIRTUAL Happy Hour with the Historian | The Wrecking Industry

The Key West Art & Historical Society is excited to offer a series of VIRTUAL fun historical lectures entitled ‘Happy Hour with the Historian’. Historian: Cori Convertito Ph.D. Topic: The Wrecking Industry Ships began wrecking along the Florida Reef almost as soon as Europeans reached the New World.  The majority of sailing ships returning to […]

Littles at the Lighthouse

Littles at the Lighthouse Tuesday, March 30th, from 10:00 am – 10:30 am Our Littles at the Lighthouse program invites parents and children aged five years old and under to join us each week for story time on the lighthouse lawn. Each session will have an exciting new theme that will pair with our Parent & Me program at Fort East Martello Museum (which is tentatively scheduled to resume in April). Space is limited to 15 people, so please […]

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Member-Only Breakfast

As a Key West Art & Historical Society (KWAHS) member, you are cordially invited to our upcoming Member Breakfast! Please join me Wednesday, March 31st at 9:00 am at the Key West Lighthouse to enjoy a light breakfast and a brief presentation. Learn about your membership benefits, our mission, upcoming programs and all KWAHS has […]

Tour of Tours: Historic Cigar Experience

Custom House Museum 281 FRONT ST, KEY WEST, FL

Tour of Tours: Historic Cigar Experience Tuesday, April 6th, from 10 am to 12:30 pm (Rescheduled from March 30th) Our new “Tour of Tours” for members is as exciting as it is exceptional. This hands-on tour features the oldest cigar factory currently operating in the Florida Keys as well as a visit to the iconic […]

Under Construction | A.V. Rabenau Photograph Exhibit Opening

Custom House Museum 281 FRONT ST, KEY WEST, FL

The Key West Art & Historical Society is pleased to announce the opening of “Under Construction | Glass Plate Negatives of A.V. Rabenau,” an exhibition showcasing turn-of-the-century photographs in the Bumpus Gallery at the Custom House Museum, 281 Front Street. One of the newest and most valuable collections belonging to the Key West Art & […]

VIRTUAL Happy Hour with the Historian | The Great Depression & The WPA

The Key West Art & Historical Society is excited to offer a series of VIRTUAL fun historical lectures entitled ‘Happy Hour with the Historian’. Historian: Cori Convertito Ph.D. Topic: The Great Depression & The WPA In July 1934, Key West, once one of the richest cities in Florida, formally declared itself bankrupt. Of the 13,000 […]

VIRTUAL Happy Hour with the Historian | The Curator’s Job

The Key West Art & Historical Society is excited to offer a series of VIRTUAL fun historical lectures entitled ‘Happy Hour with the Historian’. Historian: Cori Convertito Ph.D. Topic: The Curator's Job Have you ever wondered what the roles and responsibilities of the curator of the Key West Art & Historical Society are?  Our Curator, […]

VIRTUAL Happy Hour with the Historian | Henry Flagler, Florida Visionary

The Key West Art & Historical Society is excited to offer a series of VIRTUAL fun historical lectures entitled ‘Happy Hour with the Historian’. Historian: Cori Convertito Ph.D. Topic: Henry Flagler, Florida Visionary Henry Morrison Flagler is best known for his development of Florida’s east coast. He was responsible for building the Florida East Coast […]

VIRTUAL Happy Hour with the Historian | Key West’s Industries

Custom House Museum 281 FRONT ST, KEY WEST, FL

The Key West Art & Historical Society is excited to offer a series of VIRTUAL fun historical lectures entitled ‘Happy Hour with the Historian’. REGISTER FOR WEBINAR   Historian: Cori Convertito Ph.D. Topic: Key West's Industries Despite Key West’s relatively young age, the island has enjoyed several unique industrial endeavors. Even before Florida’s establishment as […]

Illustrating from Paradise: The Works of Morgan Dennis and Gerald Leake Exhibit Opening

Custom House Museum 281 FRONT ST, KEY WEST, FL

The Key West Art & Historical Society is pleased to announce the opening of “Illustrating from Paradise: The Works of Morgan Dennis and Gerald Leake” an exhibition showcasing two gifted commercial illustrators that called home in the Bryan Gallery at the Custom House Museum, 281 Front Street. The island has beckoned artists from all over […]

VIRTUAL Happy Hour with the Historian | A History of the Custom House

Custom House Museum 281 FRONT ST, KEY WEST, FL

The Key West Art & Historical Society is excited to offer a series of VIRTUAL fun historical lectures entitled ‘Happy Hour with the Historian’. Historian: Cori Convertito Ph.D. Topic: A History of the Custom House Whether by land, sea, or air, it’s hard to miss the ornate, four-story Custom House Museum that stands sentinel over […]

A Mixed Up, Muddled Up, Shook Up World Exhibit Opening

Custom House Museum 281 FRONT ST, KEY WEST, FL

The Key West Art & Historical Society is pleased to announce the opening of “A Mixed Up, Muddled Up, Shook Up World” an exhibition featuring Fantasy Fest image captured by Mark Hedden on display in the Bumpus Gallery at the Custom House Museum, 281 Front Street. Mark Hedden has been living in Key West for […]

VIRTUAL Happy Hour with the Historian | John James Audubon in Florida

Custom House Museum 281 FRONT ST, KEY WEST, FL

The Key West Art & Historical Society is excited to offer a series of VIRTUAL fun historical lectures entitled ‘Happy Hour with the Historian’. Historian: Cori Convertito Ph.D. Topic: John James Audubon in Florida REGISTER In 1831, John James Audubon (1785-1851) arrived in Florida to collect water birds for the third volume of his great […]

Get to Know Fort East Martello (Members-only)

Fort East Martello Museum 3501 South Roosevelt Boulevard, Key West, FL

Member-only Event: Get to Know Fort East Martello! October 14th from 5:00pm – 7:00pm @ Fort East Martello Please join the KWAHS staff at FEM and 'get to know' all the unique exhibits, our private educational classrooms, the Museum Store, the Fort itself and our newly renovated Parade Grounds. Located at 3501 S. Roosevelt Boulevard, […]

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VIRTUAL Happy Hour with the Historian | Key West Walking Tour

Custom House Museum 281 FRONT ST, KEY WEST, FL

The Key West Art & Historical Society is excited to offer a series of VIRTUAL fun historical lectures entitled ‘Happy Hour with the Historian’. Historian: Cori Convertito Ph.D. Topic: Key West Walking Tour Join Cori Convertito, Curator for the Key West Art & Historical Society, for a VIRTUAL walking tour focusing on a handful of […]

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

Key West Library 700 Fleming Street, Key West, FL

Distinguished Speaker Series | Key West's Black History: Shaping an Island with Cori Convertito Monday, November 8, 2021, from 6 pm to 7 pm at the Key West Library This is a HYBRID lecture.  Attendees can participate in person (maximum of 40 people on a first come, first served basis) OR livestream of the event […]

VIRTUAL DSS | Seeking the American Tropics: South Florida’s Early Naturalists by James A. Kushlan

VIRTUAL Distinguished Speaker Series | Seeking the American Tropics: South Florida’s Early Naturalists by James A. Kushlan Thursday, November 11, 2021, from 4 pm to 5 pm REGISTER Dr. James A. Kushlan's book, Seeking the American Tropics: South Florida’s Early Naturalists reveals the stories of explorers, pioneers, naturalists, and scientists who over centuries unveiled the […]

Coast is Clear Music & Art Festival

Parade Grounds at Fort East Martello 3501 S. Roosevelt Blvd., Key West

COAST IS CLEAR MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL RETURNS IN DECEMBER Celebration Marking Close of Hurricane Season Features Lineup with Internationally Acclaimed Bands July 28, 2021 – (Key West, FL).  The stage is set for the fourth annual COAST Is Clear Music & Arts Festival to return to Key West, FL on the weekend of December […]

Tour of Tours // Houses of History

Custom House Museum 281 FRONT ST, KEY WEST, FL

Tour of Tours // Houses of History (Members-Only)Tour of Tours // Houses of History (Members-Only)Tuesday, December 14, 2021 @ 9:15am – 11:45amOur Tour of Tours is back with a unique pair of historic museums for our members and their guests to enjoy.  Join Membership Coordinator, Kim Livingston on our Tour of Tours // Houses of […]

VIRTUAL DSS | Disease and Its Impact on Key West History by Fred Borch

VIRTUAL Distinguished Speaker Series | Disease and Its Impact on Key West History by Fred Borch Thursday, December 16, 2021, from 4 pm to 5 pm REGISTER for Virtual Event As Key West grew in population in the early to mid-1800s, a number of incurable diseases were a constant threat to the city. Historian Fred Borch […]

Tennessee Williams Poetry Contest

Tennessee Williams Museum 513 Truman Avenue, Key West, FL

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 […]

Tennessee Williams Short Story Contest

Tennessee Williams Museum 513 Truman Avenue, Key West, FL

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 […]

KWAHS Member Breakfast

Custom House Museum 281 FRONT ST, KEY WEST, FL

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 […]

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Key West 200: Exhibit Opening

Custom House Museum 281 FRONT ST, KEY WEST, FL

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 […]

KWAHS Member Breakfast

Custom House Museum 281 FRONT ST, KEY WEST, FL

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 […]

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Speaker Series | Stories from the Front Porch with Wayne Garcia

Old City Hall 510 Greene Street, Key West, FL

Distinguished Speaker Series | Stories from the Front Porch with Wayne Garcia Join us for an evening of 'Stories from the Front Porch' with Key West native and folk artist Wayne Garcia. He will delight the audience with Key West tales of family and frequent visitors his family's house at 820 Simonton Street. His stories […]

KWAHS Member Breakfast

Custom House Museum 281 FRONT ST, KEY WEST, FL

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 […]

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In-Person Distinguished Speaker Series | José Martí: A Revolutionary Life by Dr. Alfred López

San Carlos Theater 516 Duval Street, Key West, FL

DSS | José Martí: A Revolutionary Life by Dr. Alfred López Thursday, March 3, 2022, from 6 pm – 7 pm, at the San Carlos Institute José Martí was the founding hero of Cuban independence. In all of modern Latin American history, arguably only the “Great Liberator” Simón Bolívar rivals Martí in stature and legacy. […]

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Historic Seaport Sail on Argo Navis with Mark Hedden

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

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 […]

Tennessee Williams Film | The Night of the Iguana

Tropic Cinema 416 Eaton Street, Key West, FL

The Night of the Iguana is a 1964 American drama film directed by John Huston, based on the 1961 play of the same name by Tennessee Williams.  It stars Richard Burton, Ava Gardner, Deborah Kerr and Sue Lyon. The film won the 1964 Academy Award for Best Costume Design, and was nominated for the Academy […]

Historic Seaport Sail on Argo Navis with Dr. Corey Malcom

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

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 […]

Yonder Mountain Along the Coast

Fort East Martello Museum 3501 South Roosevelt Boulevard, Key West, FL

Join us on Sunday March 13th, when Yonder Mountain String Band returns to Key West for a good old-fashioned hootenanny at Fort East Martello in support of their latest album Get Yourself Outside. This show offers a VIP section with limited, preferred seating and GA lawn seating and is part of the COAST Is Clear […]

Two by Tennessee @ Waterfront Playhouse

Waterfront Playhouse 407 Wall Street, Key West

Two by Tennessee: This Property is Condemned and The Lady of Larkspur Lotion Waterfront Playhouse March 13, 2022 | 8pm The Waterfront Playhouse will feature This Property is Condemned, a Tennessee Williams play featuring Kelci Grooms and Ervin Tumm for one performance.  The double bill will also include Williams' lesser-known work The Lady of Larkspur […]

Tennessee Williams Film | Baby Doll

Tropic Cinema 416 Eaton Street, Key West, FL

Baby Doll is a 1956 American dramatic black comedy film directed by Elia Kazan, and starring Carroll Baker, Karl Malden, and Eli Wallach. It was produced by Kazan and Tennessee Williams, and adapted by Williams from his own one-act play 27 Wagons Full of Cotton (1955). The plot focuses on a feud between two rival […]

Curator Tour of the Tennessee Williams Museum | The Rose Tattoo

Tennessee Williams Museum 513 Truman Avenue, Key West, FL

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 […]

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 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 […]

Key West: 200 Years of History and Culture Documentary Screening

Casa Marina Resort 1500 Reynolds Street, Key West, FL

KEY WEST: 200 YEARS OF HISTORY AND CULTURE A first ever documentary on the history of Key West Documentary Film by Michael J. Kirk Casa Marina Key West, 1500 Reynolds Street Doors at 7pm, screening begins at 7:30pm. A 90-minute documentary film exploring the rich and valuable history of Key West, Florida has been produced. […]

Conch Revival Picnic

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 […]

Curator Tour of the Tennessee Williams Museum

Tennessee Williams Museum 513 Truman Avenue, Key West, FL

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 Poetry and Prose of Tennessee Williams – An Evening with Fringe Theater

Tennessee Williams Museum 513 Truman Avenue, Key West, FL

The Poetry and Prose of Tennessee Williams - An Evening with Fringe Theater The Poetry and Prose of Tennessee Williams is a collection of provocative poems and excerpts from short stories and plays read by local poets and writers.  Readers include Diane May & Keith Dempster, Kitty Clements, MaryCarlin Porter, Sarah Goodwin, Mia Shawn, Mark […]

Tennessee Williams Birthday Party & Fundraiser

Tennessee Williams Museum 513 Truman Avenue, Key West, FL

Tennessee Williams turns 111 this March! Join us at the Tennessee Williams Museum (513 Truman Avenue) for champagne and cake on April 1 (a bit belated, but better late than never).  First and second place winners of the short story and poetry contests will also be revealed at the party and the poetry winners will […]

KWAHS Member Party at the Lighthouse

Member Party At the Lighthouse!  Friday, April 8 | 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Let’s celebrate your KWAHS membership at the Key West Lighthouse & Keeper's Quarters with a sunset happy hour on Friday, April 8, from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  Join us for live music with the Sam […]

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VIRTUAL Happy Hour with the Historian | Yellow Fever in Key West

Custom House Museum 281 FRONT ST, KEY WEST, FL

The Key West Art & Historical Society is excited to offer a series of VIRTUAL fun historical lectures entitled ‘Happy Hour with the Historian’. Historian: Cori Convertito Ph.D. Topic: Yellow Fever in Key West Join Cori Convertito, Curator for the Key West Art & Historical Society, for a virtual talk focusing on yellow fever in […]

Key West: 200 Years of History and Culture Documentary FREE Screening

Parade Grounds at Fort East Martello 3501 S. Roosevelt Blvd., Key West

KEY WEST: 200 YEARS OF HISTORY AND CULTURE A first ever documentary on the history of Key West Key West: 200 Years of History and Culture Documentary Film by Michael J. Kirk Parade Grounds @ Fort East Martello, 3501 South Roosevelt Doors at 7pm, Nick Norman at 7:30pm, Documentary Screening begins at 8:00pm Key West […]

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Hemingway Twilight Walking Tour

Custom House Museum 281 FRONT ST, KEY WEST, FL

Hemingway Twilight Walking tour Saturday, April 23, 2022, from 6:00 p.m. to Sunset The mother/daughter research team of Dr. Ashley Oliphant and Beth Yarbrough will lead this hilarious walking tour of the Old Town sites where Hemingway lived, wrote and drank. Yarbrough, a well-known artist and expert in southern American architecture, and Oliphant, a recently retired Professor of English, a longtime member […]

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Virtual Happy Hour with the Historian | Key West’s Cigar Industry

Custom House Museum 281 FRONT ST, KEY WEST, FL

The Key West Art & Historical Society is excited to offer a series of VIRTUAL fun historical lectures entitled ‘Happy Hour with the Historian’. Historian: Cori Convertito Ph.D. Topic: Key West's Cigar Industry The early 19th century witnessed the dawn of the Industrial Revolution, a time of dramatic economic change when small cottage industries were […]

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Casa Marina Resort 1500 Reynolds Street, Key West, FL

Member-only Breakfast

Breakfast for KWAHS members only.As a Key West Art & Historical Society (KWAHS) Member, you are cordially invited to our upcoming Member Breakfast! Please join me Thursday, June 2nd 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 […]

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VIRTUAL Distinguished Speaker Series | Conservation and Compromise, Dry Tortugas

VIRTUAL DSS | Conservation and Compromise, Dry Tortugas Thursday, June 9, 2022, from 4 pm - 5 pm EST CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Alice Leese, a painter and professional artist, is also a working rancher on her family ranch. In her presentation, she will discuss the many ways her creative practice integrates the ecological stewardship […]

Virtual Happy Hour with the Historian | A History of Drinking in Key West

Custom House Museum 281 FRONT ST, KEY WEST, FL

The Key West Art & Historical Society is excited to offer a series of VIRTUAL fun historical lectures entitled ‘Happy Hour with the Historian’. Historian: Cori Convertito Ph.D. Topic: A History of Drinking in Key West If ever a place could embrace spirits and revelry as part of its heritage, Key West would have to […]

Bicentennial Film Festival – Matinee

Tropic Cinema 416 Eaton Street, Key West, FL

BICENTENNIAL FILM FESTIVAL | Matinee June 23, 2022 | 5:45pm - 7:45pm | Tropic Cinema PURCHASE MOVIE TICKETS We are happy to bring you the Key West Bicentennial Film Festival. Every month we are showing movies filmed in Key West. This month is Matinee! In October 1962, in Key West, Gene Loomis and his younger […]

Virtual Happy Hour with the Historian | Spanish-American War in Key West

The Key West Art & Historical Society is excited to offer a series of VIRTUAL fun historical lectures entitled ‘Happy Hour with the Historian’. Historian: Cori Convertito Ph.D. Topic: Spanish-American War in Key West In 1898, national attention focused on Florida as the Spanish-American War began.  Florida was only 90 miles from the island of […]

Member-only Breakfast at the Lighthouse

Key West Lighthouse & Keepers Quarters 938 Whitehead Atreet, Key West, FL

Member-only Breakfast at the Lighthouse & Keepers Quarters As a Key West Art & Historical Society (KWAHS) member, you are cordially invited to our upcoming Member Breakfast!  Please join Kim Livingston on Tuesday, July 19, at 9:00 a.m. at the Key West Lighthouse to enjoy a light breakfast and a brief presentation.  Learn about your […]

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Bicentennial Film Festival – Cuba Crossing

Tropic Cinema 416 Eaton Street, Key West, FL

BICENTENNIAL FILM FESTIVAL | Cuba Crossing July 29, 2022 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm | Tropic Cinema PURCHASE MOVIE TICKETS We are happy to bring you the Key West Bicentennial Film Festival. Every month we are showing movies filmed in Key West. This month is Cuba Crossing! Twenty years after America's failed invasion of Cuba in […]

Happy Hour with the Historian: The Life & Art of Winslow Homer

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: […]

VIRTUAL Happy Hour with the Historian | Presidential Visits to the Florida Keys

VIRTUAL Happy Hour with the Historian | Presidential Visits to the Florida Keys with Cori Convertito Wednesday, August 24, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. REGISTER FOR VIRTUAL HAPPY HOUR The Key West Art & Historical Society is excited to present a series of VIRTUAL fun historical lectures entitled ‘Happy Hour with the Historian’. Historian: Cori […]

Bicentennial Film Festival – 92 In The Shade

Tropic Cinema 416 Eaton Street, Key West, FL

BICENTENNIAL FILM FESTIVAL | 92 In The Shade August 25, 2022 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm | Tropic Cinema PURCHASE MOVIE TICKETS We are happy to bring you the Key West Bicentennial Film Festival. Every month we are showing movies filmed in Key West.  We are paying tribute to the August heat with 92 in the […]

Happy Hour with the Historian: Writers in Paradise

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: […]

VIRTUAL Happy Hour with the Historian | The Eighth Wonder of the World: Building the Overseas Railway

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

The Key West Art & Historical Society is excited to offer a series of fun historical lectures entitled ‘Happy Hour with the Historian’. Historian: Cori Convertito Ph.D. Topic: The Eighth Wonder of the World: Building the Overseas Railway They said it couldn’t be done. They called it ‘Flagler’s Folly’. Construction of the Overseas Railway was […]

Bicentennial Film Festival – The Leisure Seeker

Tropic Cinema 416 Eaton Street, Key West, FL

BICENTENNIAL FILM FESTIVAL | The Leisure Seeker September 22, to September 27, 2022 | Various Times | Tropic Cinema PURCHASE MOVIE TICKETS We are happy to bring you the Key West Bicentennial Film Festival. Every month we are showing movies filmed in Key West.  We are paying tribute to the Key West with The Leisure […]

Member-only Breakfast at Fort East Martello

Fort East Martello Museum 3501 South Roosevelt Boulevard, Key West, FL

Join us at the historic Fort East Martello for breakfast and KWAHS news!When's the last time you've been to Fort East Martello? As a Key West Art & Historical Society (KWAHS) member, you are cordially invited to our upcoming Member Breakfast at the Fort! Please join me Friday, September 23rd at 10:00 am at Fort […]

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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, Lucy's Retired Surfers Bar & Restaurant, […]

Family Day at the Museum – at the Custom House

Custom House Museum 281 FRONT ST, KEY WEST, FL

Family Day at the Museum Sunday, October 2, 2022, from 11 am - 2 pm Join the Key West Art & Historical Society at the Custom House Museum to learn about Key West Folk artist, Mario Sanchez. Take a guided tour through the museum and create your very own paper bag sketch. For additional information […]