Featured Exhibitions

Opening Reception Thu Feb 1, 6 - 8PM

Highwaymen in the Sanger Gallery

From the 1950s to the 80s, a group of African American painters known collectively as the Highwaymen captured the look and feel of “Old Florida” with saturated colors and unapologetic nostalgia. Drawn from the collection of Roger Lightle, some of the finest examples of their work is on view.

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On view Jan 4-25

Maggie Evans Silverstein: “Look at You, Key West” in the Zabar Project Gallery

Sponsored by Home Services Key West

A former editor of the Miami Herald’s Sunday magazine, Silverstein trains her photographic eye on Key West’s slightly run-down charm in a series of images for her accordion-book collaboration, “Look at You, Key West,” with writer Madeleine Blais.

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On view Jan 4-25

Marta White in the XOJ Gallery

Sponsored by Zabar’s

A blue-eyed doll’s head wears a wig of tassel. A yard-sale dogtag is offset by a snippet of black ribbon and a rusty fishhook. White’s assemblage sculptures and shadow boxes are elegant studies in composition, aching with memory and loss.

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On view Jan 4-25

Abel Barroso in the Sanger Gallery

Sponsored by Team Kaufelt

Cuban sculptor and printmaker Abel Barroso is known for constructing absurdist “technology” out of wood as a wry commentary on life on both sides of the US Embargo. Timed with the Key West Literary Seminar’s “Writers of the Caribbean,” Barroso’s work is collected by MoMA and other major museums and speaks with humor and heart to geopolitical concerns.

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The Studios of Key West