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Glow Hours on Hugh’s View

Our Hugh’s View roof terrace offers the best views in town, and an ideal spot to catch the sunset and a drink with friends. The bar is open, admission is free, and everyone looks great in the golden twilight.

Arts & Eats 2024

ARTS & EATS is a series of delicous fundraiser parties for The Studios of Key West. Each year, we present a new series of delectable parties combining food, art, and interesting locations in Key West —all supporting your creative community.

Telling My Story, Dance Key West

An ensemble of local and visiting guest dancers come together to perform stories written by incarcerated women in this innovative dance project spearheaded by Dance Key West.

Amanda McBroom: Lady Macbeth Sings the Blues

Amanda McBroom, Golden Globe Winner, renowned cabaret performer and songwriter (“The Rose”) has crafted sixteen songs in the voices of Shakespeare’s heroines.

Climate Optimism Ritual with Becca McCharen, PEAR

McCharen, founder and creative director of the future-forward bodywear label Chromat, leads a ritual encouraging participants to embrace climate optimism and shift the narrative to one motivated by hope that creates positive momentum.

Libby York: Stories That Swing

Celebrated vocalist Libby York presents the best of the Great American Songbook, and a few Bossa Nova gems, with her jazz quartet up on the roof.

First Thursday: March 2024

Friends new and old are invited to join us for each month’s First Thursday Open House event, when we keep our lights on late and throw our doors open to celebrate the newest work in our galleries.

Irie Monte, From Bach to The Beatles

Irie Monte and her string quartet present Bach to The Beatles – a mix of your favorite Beatles tunes along with the classical music that inspired them.

One Music Family

Ralph De Palma presents an epic night of music featuring over a dozen local musicians to celebrate the release of his latest photography book: The Soul of Key West: Vol III.

Patty Larkin in Concert

Patty Larkin is a visionary of sound and wonder made of equal parts guitar wizardry, vocals shot through with soul and inventive lyrics that ripple across the terrain of the heart.

Gallery Talk: Lauren P. McAloon

McAloon discusses her recurring theme of abstracted boats in her sculpture work. They evoke the the near universality of immigration stories in our backgrounds and the dangerous crossings we share.

Tearing Out My Hair by Moriah Joy

Up-and-coming creative powerhouse Moriah Joy presents a work-in-progress comedy with a series of monologues that peek behind the closed doors of the service industry.

Jeffrey Chappell

International concert pianist and composer Jeffrey Chappell weaves together jazz and classical compositions and invites you to reconsider the very ways that music communicates.

2024 Artist Studio Tours

Produced by The Studios of Key West, the annual Artist Studio Tour takes you on a self-guided journey through the secret lanes and hidden alleys of Old Town.

Darrell Scott in Concert

Darrell Scott is an acclaimed multi-instrumentalist/singer-songwriter and session musician with four Grammy nominations and a Nashville Songwriter Hall of Fame nomination.

Adam and Paul: Dueling Pianos

4-Hands! 176-Keys! 1 Champion! Get ready for a rib-tickling showdown: Broadway’s dueling pianist/singers Adam La Salle & Paul Rigano will have you tapping your toes & doubling over laughing.

Salon Concert with Derek Lassiter, PEAR

As a vocalist and composer, Derek Lassiter has been a mainstay in the Bay Area arts scene for nearly three decades, fusing elements of soul, jazz, R&B and gospel.

Libby York: Stories That Swing

Celebrated vocalist Libby York presents the best of the Great American Songbook, and a few Bossa Nova gems, with her jazz quartet up on the roof.

First Thursday: April 2024

Friends new and old are invited to join us for each month’s First Thursday Open House event, when we keep our lights on late and throw our doors open to celebrate the newest work in our galleries.

The Papers, a musical

A staged reading of a musical adaptation of Henry James’ novella “The Aspern Papers” set in contemporary Key West. The piece asks how we contend with the art and accomplishments of flawed people.

Otis Gibbs in Concert

Otis Gibbs is a songwriter, storyteller, painter and photographer. He has been likened to everyone from Guthrie to Springsteen, but his rare voice stands on its own.

Havana Cultural Tour

For almost a decade, The Studios has led pioneering cultural exchanges with Cuba, building friendships with many of its most significant artists and cultural figures. Reap the benefits of those relationships with a whirlwind tour of Havana’s arts scene.

ReMARCable Dance

The innovative dance program from Dance Key West that gives a voice, and an opportunity for movement and expression, to every “reMARCable” participant.

Abbie Gardner in Concert

Abbie Gardner is a fiery dobro player with an infectious smile. Her live show is truly unique, showcasing her as a songwriter, captivating vocalist, and world-class lap style dobro player.

King Tide, a play by Michael Marrero

A coastal community is thrust into chaos when the government orders them to relocate due to climate change. Amidst the impending crisis, the community is torn between nostalgia, resilience, and the desire to protect what they hold dear.

First Thursday: May 2024

Friends new and old are invited to join us for each month’s First Thursday Open House event, when we keep our lights on late and throw our doors open to celebrate the newest work in our galleries.

Gallery Talk: Anthony Mancuso

Mancuso’s work focuses on how domestic spaces fit into Florida’s light and landscape, distorting and rendering them with unnatural color to convey the psychological experience of the Sunshine State.

One Night Stand

Since 2007, One Night Stand has prompted creative thinkers to develop new theater from start to finish in only 24 hours. The Studios gathers dozens creators to create four brand new plays.