Virtual Programs

As the Discovery Center resumes normal hours of operation, we’re pleased to announce the virtual programs we launched in response to the pandemic and museum closure will continue with a modified schedule.  

And if you miss any of our live events listed below, you can always access the Discovery Center’s ever-expanding digital media offerings on our YouTube Channel.

Lecture Series

Our regularly scheduled Keys History & Discovery Center Presents… spring lecture series, which transitioned to a virtual format, wrapped up on Wednesday, May 13.  

However, as a part of our expanded virtual programming, new lectures have been added for the summer.  

Wednesday, June 10
The Stock Island Site in Context: an Intriguing Native American Settlement near Key West, Florida
with Archaeologist Ryan Harke
Registration Closed

Wednesday, July 8
The Stock Island Site Revisited: Native Lifeways at a Prehistoric Town on Key West
with Archaeologist Ryan Harke
Back by popular demand, this lecture further explores Archaeologist Ryan Harke’s work in the Florida Keys.  Participation in Ryan’s June lecture is not a prerequisite for enjoying this presentation. 
Register for the July 8 Online Lecture

This virtual program utilizes GoToWebinar.  For more information on getting started with GoToWebinar, click here.  

There is no capacity limitation on this event.

 

 

 

 

 

Join Keys History & Discovery Center Curator Brad Bertelli for an open question-and-answer happy hour about all things Keys history.  This program has limited capacity, advance registration is required.

Wednesday, May 6 at 5 p.m.
Registration Closed

Wednesday, May 20 at 5 p.m.
Registration Closed

Wednesday, June 3 at 5 p.m.
Registration Closed

Wednesday, June 17 at 5 p.m.
Registration Closed 

Wednesday, July 15 at 5 p.m.
Register Here

This virtual program utilizes Zoom.  For more information on getting started with Zoom, click here.  

Given the limited capacity, priority access will be given to active Keys History & Discovery Center members.  Members and non-members may register at any time, however slots in the session will be assigned exclusively to members until the Monday prior to the event at 9 a.m.  When the member priority access window closes, any non-members who have registered will be given any remaining slots in the order in which they registered.  Registration will remain open until the start of the event or until capacity is reached.  Each registrant will receive a confirmation email with a link to join the session when their virtual seat is assigned.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Advance registration is required.

Wednesday, May 27 at 5 p.m.

Keys History & Discovery Center Curator Brad Bertelli will explore Historic Tavernier as the first area in this new series.

Registration Closed

Wednesday, June 24 at 5 p.m.

Bertelli will explore Rock Harbor in this month’s program.

Registration Closed 

Wednesday, July 22 at 5 p.m.

Bertelli will explore Planter in this month’s program.

Register Here

This virtual program utilizes GoToWebinar.  For more information on getting started with GoToWebinar, click here.  

There is no capacity limitation on this event.

Tuesdays at 10 a.m.

Virtual Visit to the Keys History & Discovery Center

Join Curator Brad Bertelli for live segments focusing on different exhibits and artifacts in the Center’s collections.

First Monday of the month at 1 p.m.

Virtual Tour of “Coral Reef Exploration” Exhibit

The result of an exciting partnership between Mote Marine Laboratory and Florida Keys History and Discovery Foundation, “Coral Reef Exploration” focuses on providing both a beautiful and educational view of our unique coral reef ecosystem and the challenges it faces. Join Mote Aquarium Biologist Blake Terry for live narrated segments which includes feeding our fish and crustaceans.

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