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In the Florida Keys & Key West, vacationing is an art form and the color palette is more vibrant than even the Old Masters could imagine. Picture azure waters perfect for diving and snorkeling among coral formations and historic shipwrecks, iridescent scales on leaping gamefish, blue skies backdropping foliage on nature trails. Feast on fresh seafood at restaurants ranging from gourmet to funky, wander into shops and museums, and meet residents eager to offer tips for enjoying the island chain.
The Keys are renowned as a haven for creative spirits. Once home to Ernest Hemingway and Tennessee Williams, today the island chain supports visual, literary and performing artists who showcase their talents at galleries, theaters, and art walks.

In fact, every visit to the Florida Keys is a cultural delight -- and there’s so much to experience you’ll be inspired to return again and again.  To find out more, visit

Check out these exclusive art segments filmed in the Keys and sponsored by Florida Keys & Key West! 


Studio Visit with Valerie Perreault


Join us as we chat with Valerie Perreault in her inspiring Islamorada studio and learn about her fascinating artistic process and the passion behind her work.


Roberta Marks Retrospective at the Key West Art & Historical Society


The Key West Art & Historical Society recently hosted a retrospective exhibition on the celebrated local multimedia artist, Roberta Marks. Join us as the curator, Cori Convertito, tours us through this remarkable show and illuminates the fascinating career of Roberta Marks.


Studio Visit with Key West Pottery


In this colorful profile Adam Russell and Kelly Lever, the duo behind Key West Pottery, give us a tour of their unique gallery space. They also share the story of their origins and the evolution of their united artistic practice.



Coconut's Ukulele Orchestra

Close your eyes and paint a portrait of a tropical paradise like the Florida Keys. There’s key lime pie, a hammock between two palm trees, sunshine on the water. What’s the perfect soundtrack to this scene? A ukulele jam, of course! We recently visited Coconut’s Package & Lounge in Big Pine Key to delight in the cheerful sounds of this uniquely tropical instrument performed by the Coconut’s Ukulele Orchestra. 


Key Largo Original Music Festival


At Key Largo’s Sundowners Restaurant there are more than sweet and savory smells in the air. Join us as we drop in on the annual Key Largo Original Music Festival. National and local musicians grace the stage with new tunes that we’re sure you’ll be excited to add your playlist.

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