The Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden 12th Annual ART in the GARDEN 2022 | April 25-July 30, 2022

Meander over Garden boardwalks and down pathways through dappled shade cast by fresh greenscape, colorful blossoms and winged creatures of nature and spot … sculpture! Nature has been benign in recent months with Spring bringing renewal and the return of  ART in the GARDEN with artistic expressions emphasizing harmony with nature. These works feature earth-friendly themes, including recycled and natural materials. Sculptures by local artists accent the natural beauty of the conservation site on Stock Island.

Sculpture creations by local artists are on display from April through July. The public is welcome daily from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Visitors to the Garden will have an opportunity to cast their votes for Best in Show.

Masks are welcome; social distancing protocols remain in place and there are no public restrooms.

2022 Art Garden LogoCALL FOR ARTISTS: The Garden welcomes local artists to create and display sculptures that showcase a sense of nature using natural and recycled materials. The sculptures will be placed throughout the Garden and should be able to withstand wind and weather. Large format sculptures are welcome.

Please contact Jackie 305-393-3430; or Susann 305-304-6005 for details and registration. Applications are due April 10. Deadline may be extended; please contact Misha McCRAE. You may also pick up a registration form at the Garden Visitor Center or by contacting Misha McCRAE at


Applications are available at the Garden Visitor Center or from Misha McRAE at and 305-295-1501.


The Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden is located on College Road near the light on U.S. 1, just over Cow Key Bridge on Stock Island.


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