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For those seeking heritage, diverse arts, and cultural tourism the Florida Keys and Key West is a vibrant and welcoming destination. Throughout the year this island chain hosts a range of events: an annual literary seminar, a professional symphony orchestra series, film festivals, art walks, and more!

Exploring the region’s environmental and historic attractions can deepen an enjoyment of the Keys’ colorful culture and character—particularly for artists and writers seeking pristine natural locations and landscapes to spark their creativity.

Every visit to the Florida Keys and Key West becomes a journey full of wonder--there’s so much to experience you’ll be inspired to return again and again. For more information visit

Enjoy these stories on the arts of the Keys, sponsored by Florida Keys & Key West!


Underwater Photography with Stephen Frink | Art Loft 713 Segment


KEY LARGO, FL - For those who can’t travel the depths of the ocean, photographer Stephen Frink is the conduit. But do the same rules of photography apply on the ocean floor? In his home waters of Key Largo, this artist shows us that "nose to fin" is a good starting point. BEYOND THE EPISODE: Stephen Frink on Instagram: @StephenFrink Website:


A Retrospective of Millard Wells, Keys Watercolorist | Art Loft 250 Segment


Many regard the late artist Millard Wells as the most prolific watercolor artist from Florida. At the Keys History and Discovery Center in Islamorada, more than 50 of his original paintings are on display.


Florida Keys Brewing Company | Art Loft 338 Segment


In addition to brewing delicious beer, The Florida Keys Brewing Company offers its walls to muralists to create unforgettable works of art.


Florida Keys or Bust Exhibit on Tourism | Art Loft 248 Segment


For decades, the Florida Keys have been described as a tropical, exotic paradise, attracting visitors from around the country and abroad. For this story, we journeyed to the southern end of this island-community for a glimpse into the history of its tourism industry.


The Islamorada Fine Art Festival | Art Loft 424 Segment


Join us as we stroll through the Islamorada Fine Art Festival. This is one of many events organized by the Morada Way Arts and Cultural District to highlight the thriving arts scene in the Florida Keys. For more information, visit

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