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Oak Park Museum to Close Doors, Plans to Open Writing Center

The Ernest Hemingway Foundation of Oak Park intends to close the Hemingway museum by the end of 2017.  According to John Berry, some of the contents from the museum will hopefully be digitized while others might be available for viewing at locations such as the Oak Park Public Library.  The foundation will now begin fundraising for a new project: the construction of a $1 million writing center at Hemingway's birthplace home.

Hemingway: Between Key West and Cuba

Santa Fe College to Host Conference
“Hemingway:  Between Key West and Cuba”
Gainesville, Florida
July 20-22, 2017

The conference is being held at the Northwest Campus in Gainesville, Florida, to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the publication of Ernest Hemingway’s novel To Have and Have Not, which is set in Key West and Cuba in the 1930s.

Ketchum Home in New Hands

Ernest Hemingway's home in Ketchum, Idaho, has transferred hands from The Nature Conservancy to the Community Library.  As part of the library's mission to preserve the community's cultural and literary heritage, the Hemingway house will be the site of a residency program for artists and scholars, and certain artifacts from the house will be preserved in the library's regional history collection.