60th Annual HOME TOUR Poster Contest

Deadline
Monday, October 1, 2019

2017 Deborah Moore                       2018 Gabrielle Wilson

Call to Artists! OIRF Poster Contest!

Old Island Restoration Foundation Poster Contest Application 2019 – 2020, 60 Years

The Old Island Restoration Foundation (OIRF) is looking for an image to be used for the 2019 – 2020 Key West Home Tour posters and advertising.  Artists are invited to submit artwork that captures the OIRF mission of celebrating and sustaining Key West’s unique architecture, culture and history.

Artwork can be any medium or size, but must be reproducible to an 11 x 8.5 inch horizontal image. (Image only, no graphics.)

The winner will be chosen by a jury of the OIRF Board of Directors and Staff, and will be awarded $200. Winning artwork will appear on all official posters, advertising, rack cards, programs, maps, and more for the upcoming season.  Artist retains copyright and by signing the application, grants OIRF limited use of the artwork for the poster, advertising, and other items associated with tour. 

Old Island Restoration Foundation Members will be given 10 points out of 100 by the judges.

The winner will be announced at our 60th Annual Key West Home Tours Kickoff Party at The Oldest House Museum on Thursday, November 14th.

All the submitted works will be displayed at the party and the artist my offer those originals for sale to the public, benefitting the artist.

Any questions, please contact Nicolette, Kathy, or Matt at oirf@oirf.org / 305-294-9501.

Deadline:

Tuesday, October 1st by 4:00pm: Original art and application to The Oldest House Museum & Garden, 322 Duval Street.

Thursday, November 14th 5:00–7:00pm: Winner announced at the 60th Annual Home Tour Kickoff Party at the Oldest House Museum & Garden.

Application for poster contest 2019

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THE COST $35.00 in advance – $45.00 day of event

Friday 27 Saturday 28

60th Annual Home Tours “Holiday Style”

Friday, December 27 & Saturday, December 28
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Start at any home on this tour announced this fall.
The Oldest House Museum, 322 Duval Street
Key West, FL 33040 United States 
+ Google Map
 

The annual Key West Home Tours™ are one of the oldest and longest running home tours in America, with the first tour in 1960. Old Island Restoration Foundation (OIRF) conducts the tours and they are funded in part by our generous supporters. Each tour features five lovely homes and gardens reflecting the varied tastes and originality of their owners. This year we’re featuring a Bonus 6th Stop at historic inns/hotels that will feature free drinks and nibbles.

You will be enchanted by exquisite restorations, creative renovations and delightful interiors featuring art collections, antiques, and much more. All proceeds from the tours stay in our local community fulfilling OIRF’s mission of “Celebrating and sustaining Key West’s unique architecture, culture and history.” Grants are provided to local home owners and non-profits to fix up their buildings in the historic district, scholarships are provided to Key West High School students and funds are used to maintain Key West Oldest House Museum and Garden.

NOTE: There is no transportation offered between homes during this event. This is a walking or biking tour.
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THE COST $35.00 in advance – $45.00 day of event.
 

Friday 17Saturday 18

This month ride the Conch Tour Train for $45.00 per person, choose a time at check-out ~ limited seating availalable. Trains will depart from the Oldest House Museum, 322 Duval Street. Trains will sell out.

60th Annual Home Tours “Welcome 2020”

Friday, January 17 & Saturday, January 18
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Start at any home on this tour announced this fall.
Start at The Oldest House Museum, 322 Duval Street if you have purchased Conch Tour Train
Key West, FL 33040 United States 
+ Google Map
 

The annual Key West Home Tours™ are one of the oldest and longest running home tours in America, with the first tour in 1960. Old Island Restoration Foundation (OIRF) conducts the tours and they are funded in part by our generous supporters. Each tour features five lovely homes and gardens reflecting the varied tastes and originality of their owners. This year we’re featuring a Bonus 6th Stop at historic inns/hotels that will feature free drinks and nibbles.

You will be enchanted by exquisite restorations, creative renovations and delightful interiors featuring art collections, antiques, and much more. All proceeds from the tours stay in our local community fulfilling OIRF’s mission of “Celebrating and sustaining Key West’s unique architecture, culture and history.” Grants are provided to local home owners and non-profits to fix up their buildings in the historic district, scholarships are provided to Key West High School students and funds are used to maintain Key West Oldest House Museum and Garden.

NOTE: A limited number of seats for touring by Conch Train are available by reservation only. Choose a starting time of 3:00, 3:20, 3:40 pm. There is an additional fee if you opt for the Conch Train Tour.
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THE COST $35.00 in advance – $45.00 day of event

Friday 14 Saturday 15

60th Annual Home Tours “Be My Valentine”

Friday, February 14 & Saturday, February 15       

3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Start at any home on this tour announced this fall.
The Oldest House Museum, 322 Duval Street
Key West, FL 33040 United States 
+ Google Map

The annual Key West Home Tours™ are one of the oldest and longest running home tours in America, with the first tour in 1960. Old Island Restoration Foundation (OIRF) conducts the tours and they are funded in part by our generous supporters. Each tour features five lovely homes and gardens reflecting the varied tastes and originality of their owners. This year we’re featuring a Bonus 6th Stop at historic inns/hotels that will feature free drinks and nibbles.

You will be enchanted by exquisite restorations, creative renovations and delightful interiors featuring art collections, antiques, and much more. All proceeds from the tours stay in our local community fulfilling OIRF’s mission of “Celebrating and sustaining Key West’s unique architecture, culture and history.” Grants are provided to local home owners and non-profits to fix up their buildings in the historic district, scholarships are provided to Key West High School students and funds are used to maintain Key West Oldest House Museum and Garden.

NOTE: There is no transportation offered between homes during this event. This is a walking or biking tour.

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THE COST $35.00 in advance – $45.00 day of event

Friday 13 Saturday 14

60th Annual Home Tours “Thanks for 60 years”

Friday, March 13 & Saturday, March 14
10:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Start at any home on this tour announced this fall.
The Oldest House Museum, 322 Duval Street
Key West, FL 33040 United States 
+ Google Map

The annual Key West Home Tours™ are one of the oldest and longest running home tours in America, with the first tour in 1960. Old Island Restoration Foundation (OIRF) conducts the tours and they are funded in part by our generous supporters. Each tour features five lovely homes and gardens reflecting the varied tastes and originality of their owners. This year we’re featuring a Bonus 6th Stop at historic inns/hotels that will feature free drinks and nibbles.

You will be enchanted by exquisite restorations, creative renovations and delightful interiors featuring art collections, antiques, and much more. All proceeds from the tours stay in our local community fulfilling OIRF’s mission of “Celebrating and sustaining Key West’s unique architecture, culture and history.” Grants are provided to local home owners and non-profits to fix up their buildings in the historic district, scholarships are provided to Key West High School students and funds are used to maintain Key West Oldest House Museum and Garden.

NOTE: There is no transportation offered between homes during this event. This is a walking or biking tour.
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