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Native American artist Edgar Heap of Birds pictured with a few works that will be on exhibit at The Studios of Key West during the Currents and Confluences Art Symposium. The public is invited to the opening reception Thursday, March 3 from 6-8pm
A Symposium of Art & Ideas
Presented in partnership with
Curated by James Lancel McElhinney, artist/author/oral historian
The inaugural edition of our visual arts conference tackles issues of nature, identity and place. How do we imprint ourselves on the landscape? How does nature condition who we are? Key West serves as the backdrop for a series of exhibitions, workshops, conversations and receptions, based on the premise that visual art can inspire change: individually, locally and globally.
Thursday Programs, At a Glance:
Friday Programs, At a Glance:
Saturday Programs, At a Glance:
Here’s how it works:
Each day has two sessions: morning (9-noon) and afternoon (1:30-4:30). Session offerings include lectures, studio programs and field trips. The exhibition is the backdrop, and we end each day with a FREE screening (4:30pm). Pick and choose what appeals!
• Theodore Barrow, art historian
• Margaret Borowitz, art historian
• Frederick Brosen, artist
• Edgar Heap of Birds, artist
• Katherine Manthorne, PhD, art historian – Keynote Speaker
• Aurora Robson, artist
• Jillian Russo, art historian/curator
• Margaret Rose Vendryes, artist/art historian
Includes morning coffee and bag lunch each day.