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Arts & Cultural Events Calendar
Thursday, October 3  - Wednesday, October 9
FRIDAY, 5:30 PM
Artist Aaron Wright Reception, Ocean Sotheby's International Realty, 420 Fleming St., Key West
 
MUSIC

THURSDAY, 8 PM
Anders Osborne, Key West Theater, 512 Eaton St., Key West, 305-985-0433, thekeywesttheater.com



 
FRIDAY, 6 PM
Songwriter/Musician Patrick Kotts, Key Largo Library Community Room, 101485 Overseas Hwy, Key Largo, keyslibraries.org/key-largo




SATURDAY, 8 PM
Chris Duarte, Key West Theater, 512 Eaton St., Key West, 305-985-0433, thekeywesttheater.com


 
SUNDAY, 7 PM
Songwriter's Speakeasy Series, Nick Walker, Marjory Lee and Sharese Nicole, Key West Theater, 512 Eaton St., Key West, 305-985-0433, thekeywesttheater.com








ARTIST EXHIBITIONS/RECEPTIONS

THURSDAY, 6 PM
First Thursdays Art Walk, Key West
 
Master Slacker - Jack MacDonald/ Insect & Angles - Flower Conroy, The Studios of Key West, 533 Eaton St., tskw.org
 


October 4-20
Royal Retrospective: Forty Years of Fantasy Fest,
Custom House Museum, 281 Front Street, Key West, 305-295-6616 x 112, KWAHS.org


 
FRIDAY, 5:30 PM
Artist Aaron Wright Reception, Ocean Sotheby's International Realty, 420 Fleming St., Key West
 



FRIDAY, 6 PM
Pam Hobbs - Women and Fish Reception, SALT Gallery, 830 Fleming St., Key West, saltislandprovisions.com




IN THE GATO BUILDING
, 1100 Simonton St., Key West
Monday - Friday 8 am - 5 p.m. until Oct. 29

"On the Hook," original photographs by Mark Hedden. On the Hook is a photo narrative project focusing on the liveaboard community - the people who live on the edge of the edge...

and 

Tropical Madnessan exhibition of original artworks by members of the Miami-based Tropical Botanic Artists collective. The botanical subjects include 40-plus colorful, scientifically-accurate works. 




Through Late October (Wed. - Sundays), 10 AM
It Had To Be YouKeys History & Discovery Center, MM 82 on the property of the Islander Resort, Islamorada, keys, 305-922-2237, keysdiscovery.com



June 2 - Dec. 31
Diving With a Purpose: Restoring our Oceans, Preserving our Heritage, History of Diving Museum, 82990 Overseas Hwy., Islamorada, 305-664-9737, divingmuseum.org





















FESTIVALS & FUNDRAISERS

THURSDAYS, 10 AM
Truman Waterfront Market, Truman Waterfront, Truman Waterfront Park, 21 E. Quay Rd, 305-731-3385, facebook.com/kwfarmersmarket/




SUNDAY, 3 PM
Sugarloaf Oktoberfest - benefits BVMP, Sugarloaf Lodge Tiki Bar, 305-504-7664, bvmpkw.org



LECTURES

THURSDAY, 1:30 PM
Picturing Gardens - Lynne Bentley-Kemp, Key West Garden Club West Martello Tower on Higgs Beach, Key West, 914-393-2358, keywestgardenclub.com

MONDAYS, 8 PM
The Quincy Perkins Show on The X Key West Radio 104.9. A new, interactive podcast radio show.
Tune in!, 
facebook.com/quincy.perkins



Daily at 2 PM
Mario Sanchez - Nance Frank, Gallery on Greene,
606 Greene St., Key West, 305-294-1669, galleryongreene.com





FILM

WEDNESDAY, 5 PM
Movie Nights at the Key West Library, 700 Fleming St., 305-292-3595, keyslibraries.org
 


At The Tropic Cinema
:
416 Eaton St., Key West, tropiccinema.com
Films daily plus special screenings.




LITERARY

SUNDAY, 7 PM
Key West Poetry Guild Meeting, Key West Library, 700 Fleming St., 305-509-2938

COMEDY

WEDNESDAYS, THURSDAYS & FRIDAYS, 8:30 PM
Comedy Nights, BottleCap Lounge, 128 Simonton St., 305-985-7370, comedykeywest.com 


DANCE

TUESDAY, 7:30 PM
Country Western Dancing with Marvin, Cowboy Bill's, 618 Duval St., Key West, 724-333-4137




WEDNESDAYS & FRIDAYS, 7 PM
Group Class - Salsa & maybe a little Rueda too, with Lucy & Friends! (also Wed. 8 p.m. Cha cha class), Paradise Health & Fitness Dance Studio, 1706 N Roosevelt Blvd, Key West, 305-296-6348, dancekeywest.com




CLASSES & WORKSHOPS

At The Studios of Key West:
The Studios of Key West, 533 Eaton St., 305-296-0458. Visit tskw.org for full schedule




THURSDAYS, 9:30 AM
Drop-in Painting Classes with Jim Salem, Sugarloaf Lodge Tiki Bar- rear, MM17. 1/2 hour demo then painting session until 12:30 p.m., 305-394-5555, jimsalem19@gmail.com



TUESDAYS, 1 PM
Art Fun Open Studio, Key Largo Library Community Room, 305-509-2360, agpi.us





MORE EVENTS, CLASSES & WORKSHOPS click here

Florida Keys Council of the Arts


  Membership benefits include a weekly e-calendar, quarterly events calendar, annual gallery guide, a listing in our Artists Registry, advance notice of special events and workshops, and more.

Our Advocate Level ($250 and up) offers insight
and attendance 
for two to our Culture Circle Series,
which includes four
 exciting sessions. 

Your membership helps us sustain our vibrant cultural
and arts communities throughout the Florida Keys.

We Support * We Connect * We Promote * We Give


South Florida Cultural Consortium
Deadline Approaching
The South Florida Cultural Consortium Grant Program offers the largest regional, government-sponsored artists' grants in the United States, awarding $15,000 and $7,500  to resident visual and media artists from the counties of Broward, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe, and Palm Beach. 

More information here.

Application deadline:
Monday, October 28, 2019, 11:59pm
Sip and Create -
Key West Art Center
The Key West Art Center is excited to announce the addition of our "Sip and Create" series beginning in October.  Classes include various types of Jewelry making, basket weaving, buoy painting and more.

 More information can be found on the Key West Art Center Facebook page, keywestartcenter.com or by calling 305-294-1241
Call to Artists
Pompano Beach Community Park Water Feature Project

BUDGET: $147,000.00
DEADLINE: October 22, 2019

For more information or to apply, click HERE..

Halloween Conch Train 
Sponsored by Cornish Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church

Thursday, October 31, 2019
Time: Boarding time 5:45pm
Location: 702 Whitehead Street, Key West, FL

$8.00 Donation

Call Ms. Bennett
 305-294-1296 or 
Sponsors and Supporters of
The Florida Keys
Council of the Arts

 







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