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Women’s History Month Celebration

March 27 - April 19

“Herstory: Margaret Key” 
A featured Women’s History Month program and exhibit at the History, Culture and Arts Center March 8-16. The program is a partnership between the HCA and the Apalachicola Margaret Key Library and will kick off with an opening reception at the HCA Thursday, March 8, 5-7 p.m.
A panel discussion of Margaret Key’s life will be held at Holy Family Community Center Tuesday, March 13, at 5:30 p.m. The panel, all local residents who knew Key, will share their memories and perspectives of her life. Kevin Begos will moderate the discussion and Michaelin Watts will narrate passages from letters and other documents found in the Key memorabilia.
“A Woman By Design, A Play About the Architect Mary Colter”
A play about Mary Colter, the foremost architect of the Southwest Featured in the title role is Elizabeth Ware, a professional actress well known for her solo performances.  Ms. Ware and her husband, David Edgecombe, conceived, wrote and produced this 70-minute one-act play. They bring a unique perspective to this timeless story of a woman struggling to establish herself in the male-dominated world of early twentieth century architecture.  As the chief architect and designer for the Fred Harvey Company, Mary Elizabeth Jane Colter was responsible for La Posada and most of the buildings that dot the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. Her work is now viewed as pivotal in the development of Southwestern architectural design. The production features slides of her major works and gives insight into a turbulent artistic life. March 23rd & 24th at 7 pm at HCA in the upstairs gallery.
$20 Donations are appreciated. Don’t miss this unique and inspiring play!
Women’s Local Art Exhibit
Will close out Women’s History Month by featuring local female artist and art celebrating women. Art will be on display and available for purchase. HCA is open Tuesday-Saturday, 12pm-5pm. 86 Water Street, Apalachicola, Florida. March 20th-31st at HCA.

Venue

86 Water Street, Apalachicola, FL, 32320, United States
119 Water St
Apalachicola, FL United States