On display Dec 7 - 30

Storm Tossed in the Project Gallery

Mark Hedden and Nancy Klingener will create a multimedia work about Hurricane Irma – starting with the experience of riding the storm out in The Studios itself, and moving on to the immediate aftermath and its effects on those who stayed in Key West and the Lower Keys.

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Fri Dec 22, 8PM

Larry Smith Holiday Jazz Concert

Christmas comes early this year when pianist and composer Larry Smith returns to The Studios of Key West to present a fresh and soulful take on holiday classics. On Friday, December 22 at 8pm, joined by his long his longtime collaborators, bassist Joe Dallas and drummer Skipper Kripitz, Smith presents a holiday jazz concert with a fun lineup of songs – including his original compositions. Smith’s wife and musical partner, vocalist Christine Cordone Smith, sings.

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Fri Dec 1, 5:30 - 7:30PM

Grove in the Heart, a benefit for Grimal Grove

Grove is in the Heart is a Hurricane Irma Relief Art Show to benefit Grimal Grove. There will be a wide variety of art available from many great artists from around the Keys and beyond. The event will be set up as a silent auction. There will also be live music hors d’oeuvres and drinks. All tax deductible proceeds go to the restoration of Grimal Grove, Big Pine Key. If you’re interested in participating in the event or providing art to auction, or for any other info email

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January 1, 1970 - January 1, 1970

Test Expire


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Fri & Sat Jan 12 - 13, 10AM - 4PM

Portraits in Watercolor with Sean Callahan

Learn to paint your favorite subject in watercolor.

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Thu Jan 11, 5 - 8PM

Soapmaking with Angela Berube Gray

Design and add fragrance to your own bars. A perfect primer for soapmaking beginners.

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Fri Jan 5, 5 - 6PM & Sun Jan 7, 10AM - 1PM

Botanical Painting with Christine Neill

Sponsored by Milan Event Floral & Decor

Learn the history of botanical art, then create your own work. Friday evening lecture is free and open to the public.

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Wed Jan 10, 7PM

Artist Talk with Shea Hembrey

In Artist in Residence Shea Hembrey’s celebrated TED talk, he tells how he invented 100 different artists and made work by each to fashion his own biennial. The Arkansas native’s encyclopedic skills and interests range from Maori art, to faith healing and ornithology, and he discusses his latest investigations here.

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Fri-Sun Jan 5-7, 8PM and Sat Jan 6, 3PM

Here’s Your Hat, What’s Your Hurry?

A World Premiere! When Aunt Helen Beck lands unexpectedly on the doorstep of her great-nephew Ford Mayweather and his wife Chris, her meddling makes mischief for all, including their neglected 8-year old neighbor, Mercury. The laughs are provided by Kitty Clements, Jake Ferguson, Morgan Fraga and Joe Mitchell. Based on a short story by National Book award-nominee, Elizabeth McCracken.

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Fri Nov 17, 8PM

Irma Benefit Concert featuring “Bloodline’s” Norbert Leo Butz

The charismatic star of the Netflix Original Series “BLOODLINE” appears with his kick-ass country and rock ’n’ roll band – musicians Jason Laughlin and James Leahey – for one night only! Proceeds benefit Hurricane Irma relief efforts in the extensive areas of the Keys that are still struggling to recover.

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