Events

Havana 500th Anniversary

FRI-TUE NOV 15-19, 2019/TRIP

Havana 500th Anniversary Tour

Coinciding with the big celebration of the 500th anniversary of Havana’s founding in 1519, this trip offers an amazing way to take part in the celebrations. In addition to the studio visits with celebrated Cuban artists, guided tours and sumptuous dinners that are typically the focus of these trips, additional time will be spent seeing and learning about the historic and architectural treasures of Havana, and enjoying special access to parties being organized for the Anniversary celebration. Presented by The Studios of Key West and Gallery on Greene, the tour offers unique access to Cuba’s cultural scene.

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A piece of plastic caught in coral reef, "Changing Currents" headline

THU AUG 22, 1PM/BROADCAST (Must be seated by 12:40PM)

Changing Currents – The Fight to Save South Florida’s Marine Life (live broadcast)

WLRN Public Radio Presents A Live Radio Broadcast of Sundial from The Studios of Key West.

Be a part of the conversation with host Luis Hernandez and guests as they examine the risks and explore the solutions that can help save Florida’s sea life.

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Concert flyer

SAT JUL 20, 2019, DOORS OPEN 7PM/EVENT

Battle for the Birds – Key West Wildlife Center Benefit Concert

Parrothead Massacre presents “Battle for the Birds” a benefit concert for the Key West Wildlife Center’s Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Programs. Cash bar available with proceeds going to The Studios of Key West. With special guests The Murials and Linda Richardson.

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Woman reading mystery novels on beach

FRI-SUN JUN 28-30, 2019/EVENT

Mystery Fest Key West 2019

Renowned mystery writers, aspiring authors, true crime experts and fans meet in America’s southernmost city! Featuring a who’s-who of award-winning and bestselling mystery/suspense authors and true crime experts, Mystery Fest Key West is a fun and fascinating meet-and-greet.

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Silhouette of a dancer in front of a cloudy sunset on the water

TUE APR 16, 2019, 7:30PM/EVENT

Tiny Dances in the Sanger Gallery, presented by Dance Key West

Dance Key West brings “Tiny Dances” to the Sanger Gallery, a dance installation piece choreographed by Dance Key West Artistic Director Kyla Piscopink and drawn from over 170 works exhibited in the Small Works show curated by Lemonade Stand Gallery. The audience is invited to both browse the juried art and take a chair to enjoy the installation as it unfolds around them during the hour-long performance.

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MON MAR 25, 2019, 6PM/GALLERY TALK

Gallery Talk: On The Hook, Mark Hedden

Mark Hedden will talk about On The Hook, a photo narrative project focussed on Key West’s liveaboard community, the people who live on the edge of the edge. He’ll discuss the challenges of shooting on the water, the technical challenges of the photography, and the social dimensions of the work. He’ll also discuss how this work was informed by a 25 years tenure on the island.

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Contemporary wood art on display in gallery

THU MAR 28, 2019, 6PM/ARTIST TALK

Artist Talk: With the Grain, Spotlight Artist Kristin LeVier

Kristin LeVier will talk about the pathway that led her from science to studio art and introduce us to her biology- and nature-inspired organic sculpture. As a working artist for over 13 years, she has leaned to be a creative entrepreneur, and will discuss the techniques and systems she uses to work most efficiently, successfully and happily.

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Contemporary wood bowl

SAT MAR 9, 2019, 2PM/ARTIST TALK

Artist Talk: With the Grain, Techniques and Images with Spotlight Artists

Delve deeper into the work of the three featured master wood artists – Michael Bauermeister, David Ellsworth and Michael Peterson – as they discuss their techniques and present images of their work in the Heinen Media Lab.

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FRI MAR 8, 2019, 4PM/GALLERY TALK

Gallery Talk: With the Grain, Conversations with Spotlight Artists

Three internationally acclaimed wood artists, in Key West for one weekend only, participate in an informal discussion about the exhibition With The Grain, and the state of contemporary wood art.

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Roberta B. Marks on display

MON FEB 25, 2019, 4PM/GALLERY TALK

Gallery Talk with Roberta B. Marks

Construction artist and painter Roberta B. Marks presents a breadth of work that synthesizes past and present. The collection of all new work highlights the emotional content of memory while exhibiting a consciousness of current societal issues. Join Marks in the Sanger Gallery for a talk about her work.

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