A mission to support, encourage, and showcase the work of local artists

Key West Art Center

Key West Art Center and Gallery: Home for local art and artists

Key West Art Center and Gallery: Home for local art and artists

Key West Art Center and Gallery: Home for local art and artistsKey West Art Center and Gallery: Home for local art and artistsKey West Art Center and Gallery: Home for local art and artists
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Who We Are

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The Key West Art Center and Gallery is incorporated as a non-profit organization, devoted to the encouragement of local artists by furnishing them with a central market place for their work.  The Center is supported by membership dues and a commission of sales.  Here you will find a wide variety of art created by over 50 dedicated local artists from the Florida Keys. Work includes paintings, in many mediums, sculpture, ceramics, fine jewelry and fine craft.  If you are searching for a special piece of the Keys, you will find it here.

OUR MISSION STATEMENT

The Key West Art Center and Gallery provides a year round sales resource for local artists.  It provides a community gathering place, learning environment and public exhibit space.  We safeguard the heritage of Key West as a city of artists.

     

Calendar of Events 2020

Mondays, January 6- March 30

Life Drawing Sessions

5:30 - 7:30 pm

Key West Art Center

Event Details

Mondays, January 6- March 30

Life Drawing Sessions

Open drawing sessions with nude model.  Bring your own supplies, a limited number of easels are available.  No advanced registration.  Space is limited to the first 10.  Cost is $15 cash.

5:30 - 7:30 pm

Key West Art Center

Tuesdays, January 7- March 31

Finding Your Voice in Watercolor with Karen Beauprie

10:00 - 1:00 pm

Key West Art Center

Event Details

Tuesdays, January 7- March 31

Finding Your Voice in Watercolor with Karen Beauprie

Join master water-colorist Karen Beauprie every Tuesday to find your own voice in watercolor.  More information under CLASSES.

10:00 - 1:00 pm

Key West Art Center

Saturdays January 11 and 18

Guoache Painting Class with Priscilla Coote

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Key West Art Center

Event Details

Saturdays January 11 and 18

Guoache Painting Class with Priscilla Coote

Priscilla Coote will teach you how to use Gouache like watercolor, oil or acrylic, layer it for effects, and be loose or tight.  More information under CLASSES.

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Key West Art Center

Saturday, Sunday January 25 and 26

Key West Craft Show

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Whitehead Street

Event Details

Saturday, Sunday January 25 and 26

Key West Craft Show

This two day juried outdoor craft festival, sponsored by the Key West Art Center, is nationally recognized and brings over 100 fine and skilled craft artists to the beautiful historic area of Whitehead Street. Exhibitors set up from Greene and Eaton and along Caroline Street through the famous Presidential Gates into the beautiful Truman Annex.

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Whitehead Street

Thursdays, February 6 and 27

Create and Sip Art Resin , Acrylic Pouring Class

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Key West Art Center

Event Details

Thursdays, February 6 and 27

Create and Sip Art Resin , Acrylic Pouring Class

  

This form of painting does not require a brush or painting skills.It is a free from modality, combining paint in cups, and applying it to your surface.  The paint is then manipulated to achieve the desired look. Bring a work shirt and have some fun!

Class is taught by Maria Krikorian.  Register with her at 508-280-2448 for text or email at brewsteryoga@yahoo.com. Classes are $60 with a $25 pre-registration deposit required.  All materials provided.


February 6 is Art Resin Class,  February 27 is Acrylic Pouring Class

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Key West Art Center

More Events

Featured Artists: thank you for your volunteer service hours

Elizabeth Chamberlain

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has made her home in Key West for more than 30 years. She finds her inspiration in everyday island life. 

Joan Cox

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paintings are strongly influenced by where she is. The predominant influence in the Keys is color, painting plein air she embraces fun. 

Mally Weaver

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works show a spontaneous joy of painting. She was attracted to the Florida Keys by the stunning color and strong light. 

Contact Us

Get in Touch

Key West Art Center

301 Front Street, Key West, FL 33040, US

(305) 294-1241

Hours

Daily: 10am - 5pm

Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas