Cuba – A Natural Beauty Exhibit Now Open

Renowned photographer and environmentalist Clyde Butcher is coming to Islamorada. The Florida Keys History and Discovery Foundation is pleased to host Butcher for two days, Feb. 12 and 13. His visit coincides with the current exhibit of Cuba – The Natural Beauty, on display at the Keys History & Discovery Center in Islamorada. The exhibit showcases Cuba in images of the island’s most remoteCuba and mountainous island locations.


Butcher will be mingling with guests and signing books, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 5:30-8:30 p.m., during a Cuban-themed evening with a Cuban menu and cocktails, music and cigars. Cost is $75 per person.

On Thursday, Feb. 13, Butcher will share his experiences and unseen photos about his experiences during the expeditions throughout the Cuban countryside. The exhibit opens at 5 p.m., with the program running from 6-8 p.m. Complimentary appetizers and a cash bar will be available. Cost is $25 per person and includes admission to the exhibit.

Reservations are recommended for each event and can be made by calling 305-304-0052.

Butcher is best known for his evocative black and white photographs of Florida wetlands. The exhibit also includes images from Butcher’s Florida Keys photography collection. Cuba – The Natural Beauty runs through Sunday, March 9, 2014, at the Discovery Center in Islamorada, MM 82, located at the Islander Resort. The exhibit is open Thursdays through Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. General admission is $12. Admission for seniors is $10 and children 13-under are free.

The exhibit is sponsored by the Florida Keys History and Discovery Foundation, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization formed to develop and operate the Keys History & Discovery Center. All proceeds from the events and exhibit go toward supporting the Foundation’s efforts to preserve and share the history of the Keys community.

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Jill Miranda Baker
Executive Director
Florida Keys History & Discovery Foundation
P.O. Box 1124
82100 Overseas Highway
Islamorada, FL 33036