Explore The Myriad Art Options in Key West
Spend a day exploring the best of Key West art! Beauty inspires creativity, and it is no surprise that Key West artists create some of the best art in the world. Walk the artsy stretch of upper Duval street and explore the many unique Key West galleries the area has to offer. See an array of pieces ranging from local Key West art to Cuban sculpture to vintage European posters and even to contemporary home furnishings.
ALAN MALTZ GALLERY
1210 Duval Street
See Florida as you’ve never seen it before at the Alan Maltz Gallery. The ethereal nature of light inspires him to create imagery that is both immediate and eternal, abstract and impressionistic. Whether photographing the subtleties of wildlife or the charms of daily life, this self-taught artist does not use filters to achieve virtuosity; instead, he follows the light.
ARCHEO GALLERY KEY WEST
1208 Duval Street
The Archeo Galley features unique and vibrant tribal Gabbeh rugs that are made of hand spun wool and were knotted by nomads. They also have handmade teak furniture from Java and ceremonial art of Africa.
MONKEY APPLE ART FACTORY
1022 Duval Street
This Key West art gallery offers a novel approach to art by selling, “art by the square foot.” Monkey Apple Art Factory features the work of contemporary local artist Susan Guadagno who is known for colorful still-life’s and nudes. Choose from the inspired collection of artwork on display, then select the size you want from their price menu, and their in-house printing factory will produce a high-quality giclee on canvas – ready for hanging on your wall!
1102C Duval Street
The Zbyszek Gallery has been in Key West since 1995 and features works by husband and wife artists Zbyszek and Tippi Koziol. Inside the gallery you will find an inspired variety of original oils paintings, acrylics, sculptures, and “wearable art.” The artists describe their art as surreal and abstract. They only offer original Key West art—no prints!
WILD SIDE GALLERY
1108 Duval Street
Wild Side Gallery features the work of more than forty artists who take inspiration from nature and the natural world. The gallery features jewelry, pottery, wood art, paintings, batiks, glass, and more.
SOUTH POINTE GALLERY
1201 Duval Street
The South Pointe Gallery offers an impressive collection of original vintage posters, most of which were collected in Europe. These large, original posters are colorful & graphic—capturing the history and culture of the time they were created. Poster subjects include: travel, theater, movies, liquor advertisements, and more. These fragile posters are not reproductions and are in amazingly good condition. To further preserve these commercial works of art, the gallery has archival mounted each poster onto linen – allowing you to safely hang and mount them in a variety of ways. Good news for buyers on vacation…the gallery ships everywhere!
1100 Duval Street
If you are interested in Key West art, then be sure to visit the delightful SoDu Gallery. Located on Upper Duval Street, this gallery was created by six talented local artists and contains an inspired collection of original works in a variety of mediums: paintings, pottery, fine-gold jewelry, gem-stone jewelry, sculpture, stained glass, photography, and furniture.
821 Duval Street
The Kent Gallery features a diverse, international collection of contemporary art by cutting edge artists that range from abstract to realism. One of a kind paintings, sculpture, fine art glass chandeliers, original hand woven Nepalese rugs, photography, enamel, ceramic, and original fine art jewelry are some of the items you’ll find at this gallery. Exciting for the seasoned collector or the neophyte, Kent presents art that is aesthetically and intellectually challenging as well as purely beautiful.
ISLAND ARTS CO-OP
1128 Duval Street
This co-op was formed over 10 years ago by a handful of local artist residents. Today they represent many of Key West’s inpired resident artists. The space is filled with vibrant and creative works of art that reflect island lifestyle.
GLASS REUNIONS GALLERY KEY WEST
825 Duval Street
This nationally recognized collection features fine art glass, kaleidoscopes, gold and silver jewelry, creative lighting, and whimsical mobiles. The gallery represents the work of over 200 contemporary American artists, including the incredible work of Greg McDonald, a noted stained glass artist. As the #4 retailer in the United States for American handcraft, this is the perfect place to pick up a one-of-a-kind piece for your collection!
GALLERY KEY WEST
824 Duval Street
Gallery Key West contains an eclectic collection of fine art and home furnishings. Original paints, sculpture, and glassware by local artists are also available for purchase.
CUBA CUBA GALLERY
814 Duval Street
View something new at this attractive and fun gallery that offers Cuban arts and crafts. Cuba Cuba Gallery features paintings, ceramic sculpture, and other handmade items from Cuban artists. Posters, books, maps, and t-shirts are for sell as well as fine cigars and cigar accessories. Enjoy mambo music and cha-cha-cha while you sample the culture of our close neighboring island nation.
1111 Duval Street
At Charest-Weinberg Gallery, they are not just content to sell you a single piece of art. Their informed staff is dedicated to helping you design an “art plan” for your entire house. The gallery has an ambitious display of paintings and sculpture, featuring both local and international artists with shows continuing through all Key West seasons.