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Arts & Cultural Events Calendar
Florida Keys Council of the Arts

Thursday, June 15
through Wednesday, June 21

FRIDAY - SUNDAY,
various venues/times
Mystery Fest Key West
Workshops, panels, and presentations. 
305-587-9392, 

 
ART EXHIBITIONS/RECEPTIONS

THURSDAY, 6 PM
Walk on White, Exhibitions & receptions at galleries & shops along White St, including Artists @ the Armory, Stone Soup Gallery & Lucky Street Gallery.

THURSDAY, 6 PM
Morada Way ArtWalk. Showcasing the fine arts, music and culinary nuances of the Purple Isles and the Morada Way Arts & Cultural District featuring national and local artisans, MM81-82, 305-393-6012, moradaway.org


FESTIVALS & FUNDRAISERS

FRIDAY - SUNDAY, various venues/times
Mystery Fest Key West. Workshops, panels, and presentations. 
Headliners are John Hemingway, grandson of Ernest, Keynote Speaker Clifford Irving, and Mystery Writers of America Florida Chapter past-President Randy Rawls. 305-587-9392, 



SATURDAY, 10 AM
Plant Sale, Rummage Sale & Grimal Grove - Oh My!
Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden, 5210 College Rd., Key West, 305-296-1504,  keywestbotanicalgarden.org


MONDAY, 7 PM
Parrot Bingo!
Benefit for the  Key West Art & Historical Society. Green Parrot, 601 Whitehead St., Key West, 305-295-6616, kwahs.org


DANCE

SATURDAY, 12:30 PM
Dance Factory Summer Tap Workshop,
The Dance Factory, 906C Kennedy Dr., Key West, 305-296-5015, 


CLASSES & WORKSHOPS

June 21-24
Summer Solstice Plein Air with Susan Sugar, The Studio of Key West, 533 Eaton St., 305-296-0458, tskw.org


FRIDAY, 6 PM
Paint Parties! Giorgione Fine Art Gallery, MM50, Marathon, 305-407-0225, facebook.com/KeysPaintParties/



TUESDAYS, 11 AM
Life Drawing Classes with Annamarie Giordano, Fort East Martello, 3501 S. Roosevelt Blvd., Key West, 609-884-3474, kwahs.org



TUESDAYS, 2 PM
Painting Boot Camp, with Rick Worth, The Studios of Key West, 533 Eaton St., Key West, 305-296-0458, 



FILM

At The Tropic Cinema

416 Eaton St., 877-761-3456, tropiccinema.com 

THURSDAY, 8:30 PM
A Film About Jimi Hendrix







SATURDAY, 10:30 AM
Saturday Kids Club, Kung Fu Panda 3, Beast from the Haunted Cave




TUESDAY, 6:30 PM
Michelangelo: Love and Death, Exhibition onScreen



WEDNESDAY, 6:30
Graduation, Cinematheque Series







LECTURES


FRIDAY, 6:30 PM
Acorn: The Steamship Lost on Elbow Reef in 1885 - Brenda Altmeier. Murray Nelson Government Center MM102, Key Largo, 305-396-7000, seas.fiu.edu
 
WEDNESDAY, 7 PM
Immerse Yourself! Florida's Golden Galleons - Archeologist and author Robert Westrick, The History of Diving Museum, 82990 Overseas Hwy., MM 83, Islamorada, 305-664-9737, divingmuseum.org



LITERARY


WEDNESDAY, 1 PM
Keys Writers Meeting, Big Pine Library Conference Room, Winn-Dixie Shopping Plaza, 305-872-3196





MORE EVENTS, CLASSES & WORKSHOPS click here

Florida Keys Council
of the Arts
Grants deadlines:
June 30, 2017
The Artists in Schools Grant program invites teaching artists in the performing, visual, literary or historical arts into the classroom. Teachers and teaching artists are encouraged to collaborate on creative projects together to enhance the existing curriculum, or to teach a new topic using the ARTS. All Monroe County public and private schools, as well as other organizations that serve children ages 5-18, are eligible to apply. Click here for details.

Special Projects Grant: The purpose of a Special Project Grant is to provide short-term support to vital, creative projects that do not fit into the other grant categories. Click here for details.

Deadline to submit:
June 30, 2017
Summer Camps
for Children
in the Florida Keys
Sampling of summer opportunities for children in the Florida Keys

Key West Sailing Center

Summer Art Camps /Guitar Camps
Art Studio, Marathon

Summer Camp Marathon

Boys & Girls Club Big Pine
305-872-2400

ArtBox/Crossfit of Key Largo Mind/Body Camp
305-451-5461

Islamorada Parks & Recreation Camp
305-853-1685

Marathon Parks & Recreation Camp
305-743-6598


 Reef Environmental Education Camp

Tavernier Sports Camps
954-299-9550 or Bonee1425@gmail.com

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Residential Sea Camp seacamp.org

FKCC Adventure Camps fkcc.edu

Pigeon Key pigeonkey.net

Mote Marine Laboratory Camp mote.org

Otherside Adventure Camp othersideboardsports.com

COAST  Summer Camp and Skate Camp coastprojects.com

Art Camp - The Studios of Key West (camp held at Key West Theater) tskw.org

Art Camp kwahs.org


Theatrical Summer Camp

Musical Theatre Camp

Sewing Classes with Cassie
305-304-4681

 
Call to Artists
OIRF Poster Contest
The Old Island Restoration Foundation is looking for an image to be used in the 2017-2018 Home Tour posters and advertising.  Artists are invited to submit artwork that captures the OIRF mission (to preserve the architectural and cultural heritage of Key West) and appeals to the people who go on our Home Tours. 

Artwork can be any medium or size, but must be reproducible to an 11x8.5 inch horizontal image.  
The winning artist will be awarded a prize of $200 and their creation will appear on the poster and advertising for the upcoming season. 

The winner will be announced at our 58th Annual Home Tour Kickoff Party at The Oldest House on Thursday, November 9. The winning artist may sell signed copies of the finished poster at the Party. All the submitted works will be displayed at the Oldest House from November 9th - November 27th and the artist may offer those originals for direct
sale to the public. 

$20 to enter. Deadline to submit is Monday, October 2.  For applications, please contact OIRF at oirf@oirf.org305-294-9501 or visit The Oldest House at 322 Duval St, Key West.