The Board of Directors of the Anne McKee Artists Fund, Inc. announces the date of Friday, February 10, 2017 for their annual fine art auction. This year, the auction will take place at The Studios of Key West. Doors will open at 7:00 p.m. and the auction, led by Tom Luna, will begin at 8:00 p.m. Champagne and desserts will be included in the $25 ticket price and there will also be a cash bar. The auction preview will be from January 30th until February 10th at The Studios of Key West. Tickets for the auction are available at www.keystix.com and also at The Studios of Key West.
In addition to the annual art auction, The Anne McKee Artists Fund, Inc. will present Artists4Artists – A Retrospective of McKee Fund Grant Recipients. This event will be held at The Studios of Key West on Thursday, January 5, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in conjunction with the First Thursday art stroll. This event is made possible by the G. Ross McKee, Jr. Charitable Fund at CFFK and also by The Community Foundation of the Florida Keys.
The McKee art auction raises money for project-based grants to Keys visual, literary and performing artists. Founded by longtime Key West resident and philanthropist, Anne McKee, the non-profit fund has awarded more than $245,000 since 1994. For more information about the Anne McKee Artists Fund and its annual auction and artist grants, visit www.mckeefund.org.