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Category: Arts and Culture


Anne McKee Artists Fund

1506 South Street
Key West, FL 33040

(305) 295-8383

info@annemckeefund.org
www.annemckeefund.org

Mission: The mission of the Anne McKee Artists Fund is to provide project-based financial assistance to “qualified, serious and needy artists who have demonstrated individual artistic excellence and a commitment to the arts in the Key West community.” Artists of all types — visual, literary, performing — are eligible to apply for grants.

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
501(c)(3) Public Charity: Yes

Art Behind Bars, Inc.

P.O. Box 2034
Key West, FL 33045

(305) 294-7345

info@artbehindbars.org
www.artbehindbars.com

Mission: “Art-based community service program for inmates who create and donate artwork to benefit other nonprofit organizatons locally and nationwide.”

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
501(c)(3) Public Charity: Yes

Audubon House

205 Whitehead Street
Key West, FL 33040

(305) 294-2116

audubonhouse@audubonhouse.org
www.audubonhouse.com

Mission: “Maintaining a museum of antique furnishings and 19th century original artworks to engage, inspire and educate the public to the spirit of ecological conservation.”

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes

Bahama Village Music Program

103 Olivia Street
Key West, FL 33040

(305) 504-7664

info@bvmpkw.org
www.bvmpkw.org

Mission: Provide quality music education to children who would otherwise not have access to private music instruction.

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes

Cuban American Heritage Festival, Inc.

5570 Third Avenue
Key West, FL 33040

(305) 295-9665

availabiltiy@cubanfest.com
www.cubanfest.com

Mission: “Helping Key Westers commemorate and remember their Cuban heritage through occasional festivals and events.”

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
501(c)(3) Public Charity: Yes

Custom House Museum

281 Front Street
Key West, FL 33040

(305) 295-6616

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes

Dance Key West

7 Amaryllis Drive
Key West FL 33040

(305) 292-5993

www.dancekeywest.org

Mission: To support and produce the artistic vision of Kyla Piscopink, to promote the art of dance, and to share the experience of the art form by engaging individuals, the underserved community of Key West, and communities beyond.

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes

Florida Keys Community Concert Band

326 Lance Lane
Key Largo, FL 33037

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
501(c)(3) Public Charity: Yes

Florida Keys Council of the Arts

1100 Simonton Street
Key West, FL 33040

(305) 295-4369

director@keysarts.com
www.keysarts.com

Mission: “The mission of the FKCA is to advance the creative development and promotion of the arts in our cultural community by providing excellence in leadership, advocacy, education and financial support for artists, cultural organizations, and citizens of Monroe County. FKCA has been designated by the Board of County Commissioners as the Local Arts Agency (LAA) as provided by Florida Statute 286.011.

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
501(c)(3) Public Charity: Yes

Friends of Fort Taylor

P.O. Box 58
Key West, FL 33040

(305) 293-3678

Mission: “Supporting and assisting activities at Fort Zachary Taylor State Park including festivals such as Civil War Heritage Days and Pirates in Paradise Festival.”

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes

Friends of the Key West Library

700  Fleming St
Key West, FL 33040

Keyslibraries.org

Mission: “The purpose of the Friends shall be to create public interest in the functions, resources, services and needs of the library, and to assist in the extension and improvements in the library services and resources.”

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
501(c)(3) Public Charity: Yes

Friends Of The Marathon Library, Inc.

3251 U.S. 1
Marathon, FL 33050

(305) 289-3137

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
501(c)(3) Public Charity: Yes

Friends of the Monroe County Public Library

1025 Fleming Street
Key West, FL 33040

(305) 294-8488

Mission: ” Increasing awareness and support of the resources of the Key West Library through events and contributions.”

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
501(c)(3) Public Charity: Yes

Gay & Lesbian Community Center of Key West

513 Truman Ave.
Key West, FL 33040

(305) 292-3223

www.glcckeywest.org

Mission: “To provide a location to promote and strengthen the sense of community and identity of all Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender people in Key West.”

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
501(c)(3) Public Charity: Yes

Key West Art & Historical Society

281 Front Street
Key West, FL 33040

(305) 295-6616

kwahs@kwahs.org
www.kwahs.org

Mission: “Promoting the history and art of the Keys by collecting and exhibiting significant art, artifacts and historic properties.”

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
501(c)(3) Public Charity: Yes

Key West Film Society

416 Eaton St.
Key West, FL 33040

(305) 295-9493

www.keywestfilm.org

Mission: “The Key West Film Society is devoted to bringing the best in independent, foreign, documentary and alternative cinema to Key West; to providing a venue for community events including lectures and concerts; and developing a Key West film festival.”

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
501(c)(3) Public Charity: Yes

Key West FRINGE Theatre

P. O. Box 6524
Key West, FL 33040

(786) 529-ACT 1

info@keywestfringe.org
www.keywestfringe.org

Mission: Vision Statement: “to provide a safe and inclusive environment promoting personal and audience enrichment through the theater arts”

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
501(c)(3) Public Charity: Yes

Key West Harry S. Truman Foundation, Inc.

The Harry S. Truman Little White House
111 Front Street
Key West, FL 33040

305-294-9911
305-294-9988 – Fax

www.TrumanLittleWhiteHouse.com

Mission: To protect and preserve the buildings and grounds of the state historic site known as the Harry S Truman Little White House in Key West, Florida. To accumulate and disseminate information about the American presidency with special emphasis on President Harry S Truman and the American presidents, past and present, who have enjoyed the Florida Keys and Key West. The Harry S Truman Little White House is a living museum not frozen in time. It is a site of continuing historic events and visits by world leaders and these too must be commemorated and recognized in light of President Truman’s role as the father of modern statesmanship.

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
501(c)(3) Public Charity: Yes

Key West Impromptu Classical Concerts

3625 Sunrise Drive
Key West, FL 33040

(508) 221-0425

info@keywestimpromptu.org
www.keywestimpromptu.org

Mission: To promote the appreciation and enjoyment of music, particularly classical music, for all residents of and visitors to Monroe County and the city of Key West by providing opportunities to experience concerts of outstanding quality performed by the very best ensembles and artists at the most affordable prices possible. Students are always free.

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes

Key West Literary Seminar

717 Love Lane
Key West, FL 33040

(305) 293-9291
www.keywestliteraryseminar.org

Mission: To promote the understanding and discussion of important literary works and their authors; to recognize and support new voices in American literature; and to preserve and promote Key West’s literary heritage while providing resources that strengthen literary culture.

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes

 

Key West Playwrights Company

P.O. Box 662
Key West, FL 33041-0662

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
501(c)(3) Public Charity: Yes

Key West Woman’s Club

319 Duval Street
Key West, FL 33040

(305) 294-2039

Mission: Providing resources to non-profits in Key West and the Lower Keys while protecting and preserving the Historic Martin Hellings House for future generations.

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
501(c)(3) Public Charity: Yes

Key West Writers Guild

P.O. Box 4963
Key West, FL 33041

(305) 296-9051

www.keywestwritersguild.com

Mission: “Meeting twice monthly for writers’ critiques, fellowship and providing workshops and advice for new writers.”

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
501(c)(3) Public Charity: Yes

 

Keys Chamber Orchestra

27360 Barbados Lane
Summerland Key, FL 33042

keyschamberorchestra@gmail.com

(717) 367-6498

Mission: Provide a setting for the musicians who live in the Florida Keys to learn, play and perform music, and promote and increase the musical knowledge and appreciation of the general public by presenting performances of music.

501(c)3 Public Charity: Yes
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes

 

Keys Choral Arts

1075 Duval Street, Suite C11
Key West FL 33040

(561) 445-1709

www.keyschoralarts.org

Mission: To provide a sustainable community organization to educate its members in the art of choral singing and showcase this art in community-based performances.

Volunteer Opportunities: No

Keys Community Concert Band

326 Lance Lane
Key Largo, FL 33037

305-8537294
Same – Fax

www.keyscommunityconcertband.org

Mission: to provide free family concerts to the Upper Keys

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
501(c)(3) Public Charity: Yes

Keys Community School of the Arts

2 Hibiscus Lane
Key West, FL 33040

(478) 747-7982

info@keyscommuityschoolofthearts.org
www.keyscommunityschoolofthearts.org

Mission: In direct response to the cuts in arts education funding in Monroe County, the Keys Community School of the Arts was formed to ensure that the need for this integral part of our culture would not be left unfulfilled within our community.

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes

Marathon Community Theatre

5101 Overseas Highway
Marathon, FL 33050

(305) 743-0994

www.marathontheater.org

Mission: To produce engaging, inspiring, high quality theatrical productions that entertain our diverse community of local citizens, seasonal residents and large tourist population; train and support the next generation of theatre artists; provide arts education programs that promote life-long learning to our local community; and celebrate the essential power of the arts to illuminate our common humanity.

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes

Matecumbe Historical Trust Corporation

75141 Overseas Highway
Islamorada, FL 33036

(305) 393-0940

www.MatecumbeHistoricalTrust.com

Mission: To enrich the lives of Florida Keys residents and visitors by providing them with the region’s history, artifacts, photographs and other historically significant resources.

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes

Matecumbe United Methodist Church

PO Box 1175
Islamorada, FL 33036

305-393-0940

info@matecumbehistoricaltrust.com
www.MatecumbeHistoricalTrust.com

Mission: To enrich the lives of Florida Keys residents and visitors by providing them with the region’s history, artifacts, photographs, and other historically significant resources and to preserve the history of the Florida Keys by building the Irving R. Eyster Museum which will display and house historical artifacts, documents, and memorabilia.

Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Society

200 Greene Street
Key West, FL 33040

(305) 294-2633

mkendrick@melfisher.org
www.melfisher.org

Mission: Exists for the purpose of research; accumulating and disseminating information; providing education to the public on maritime and colonial activity in the New World; and preserving maritime cultural resources.

Miami-Dade Historical Maritime Museum, Inc.

723 Eaton St.
Key West, FL 33040

(305) 799-1143

Middle Keys Concert Association, Inc.

PO Box 522636
Marathon Shores, FL 33052-2636

(305) 743-4687

information@marathonconcerts.com
www.marathonconcerts.com

Mission: The MKCA is dedicated to providing the finest in quality music entertainment that meets the interest of our visitors and full and part-time residents of the Middle Keys and enriches the cultural life of our diverse community.

Monroe Council Of The Arts Corporation

Key West, FL 33040

(305) 294-4406

info@keysarts.com
www.keysarts.com 

Mission: Florida Keys Council of the Arts (FKCA) is the leading cultural organization in the Florida Keys. This non-profit local arts agency links audiences around the world to galleries, theater, museums, festivals, dance, music and more from Key Largo to Key West. FKCA makes grants, supports Art in Public Places, and is the main source of cultural calendar and event information.
1100 Simonton St.

Music With Heart Inc.

Kim T. Gordon, Executive Director
Music With Heart Inc.

305-745-2030

KeysMusicWithHeart.com

Mission:  To raise funds through music and the arts to help people in need in the Florida Keys

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
501(c)(3) Public Charity: Yes

Old Fire House Preservation, Inc.

1026 Grinnell St.
Key West, FL 33040

(305) 294-8060

Mission: Restoring and preserving Key West’s historic Firehouse No. 3 and transforming it into a museum chronicling Key West’s firefighting history.

Old Island Restoration Foundation

322 Duval Street
Key West, FL 33041

P.O. Box 689
Key West, FL 33041

(305) 294-9501

oirf@oirf.org
www.oirf.org

Mission: Preserving the architecture and heritage of Key West and operating the Oldest House Museum and Gardens.

Paradise Ballet Theatre Presenters

328 William Street
Key West FL 33040

(305) 304-1726

www.nutcrackerkeywest.com

Mission: To introduce, educate, and entertain children and adults in the art of classical ballet through the creation of professional quality ballet performances with an innovative production of the Nutcracker ballet. Produced biannually, Nutcracker Key West is staged by Paradise Ballet Theatre Presenters.

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes

Performing Arts Center of Key West

5901 West College Road
Key West, FL 33043

(305) 296-1520

info@twstages.com
www.twstages.com

Mission: Providing management and fundraising to support current and future operations of the Tennessee Williams Theatre.

Schooner Western Union Preservation Society

21 Azalea Drive
Key West FL 33040

(305) 292-1208

www.schoonerwesternunion.causevox.com

Mission: Founded for the purpose of restoring, maintaining and operating the historic Schooner Western Union in Key West.

Volunteer Opportunities: No

Sculpture Key West

1011 Whitehead Street
Key West, FL 33040

(305) 295-3800

info@sculpturekeywest.com
www.sculpturekeywest.com

Mission: Our mission is to be a dynamic and significant platform for contemporary sculpture designed to affect, inspire and educate the community of the Florida Keys and its visitors while cultivating opportunities for emerging and established artists.

Share all our blessings dba Our Place in Paradise

88711 Overseas Highway
Tavernier, FL 33070

(305) 916-5828

www.ourplaceinparadise.com

Mission: Promote the arts, provide art education, spiritual encouragement and fulfill charitable needs.

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes

Steel Your Heart Band

5855 College Rd.
Key West, FL 33040

The Studios of Key West

533 Eaton Street
Key West FL 33040

(305) 296-0458

info@tskw.org
www.tskw.org

Mission: To build audiences and support the advancement of established and emerging creative people in the Florida Keys.

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes

Tropic Cinema

416 Eaton Street
Key West, FL 33040

(305) 396-4944

tropiccinema.com

Mission: To serve the Keys communities by presenting film and other arts and cultural presentations.

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes

USCGC INGHAM MEMORIAL

P. O. Box 186
Key West, Florida 33040

305-395-9554

Info@usccgcingham.org
www.uscgcingham.org

Mission: To preserve and restore a National Historic Landmark for public visitation. The INGHAM was built in 1936 at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard and served our country for 52 years serving from Pre-WWII through Viet Nam and Mariel Boatlift. In 1985 INGHAM was the oldest naval vessel and most decorated vessel serving our Nation. A letter from President Regan in the ships history room congratulating her on that accomplishment is on display. The ship offers the opportunity for the public and in particular children to learn about the history of our country from 1936 to 1988.

Waterfront Playhouse/Key West Players

407 Wall Street
Key West, FL 33040

(305) 294-5015

www.waterfrontplayhouse.org

Mission: To produce stimulating, dynamic and high quality theater that entertains as well as challenges our diverse community of local citizens, seasonal residents and large tourist population and use live theater to strengthen and grow the vibrant, yet ever-changing cultural fabric of Key West.

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes

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