ART FROM WINNIPEG
"Paradise City: Art from Winnipeg," on display through Friday. At the Frances Wolfson Gallery, fifth floor, Wolfson Campus-Building 1,300 NE Second Ave., Miami. Details: (305) 237-3696.
American Art Today "Faces & Figures," on display through March 9 at The Art Museum at Florida International University, Southwest 107th Avenue & Eighth Street, Miami. Details: (305) 348-2890.
ART AWARDS EXHIBITION
Miami-Dade County Public School scholarship participants will exhibit their artwork through Feb. 16 at the Miami Art Museum, 101 W. Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 375-3000.
"League for Innovation: Student Exhibition," on display through Feb. 21 at The Tower Theater, 1508 SW Eighth St., Miami. Details: (305) 237-6180.
"Tinte y Textura" by Rene Barge will be on display through March 8 at the Dorsch Gallery, 151 NW 24 St., Miami. Details: (305) 576-1278.
"A Far Away Place", works by Brazilian painter Charles Falarara will be on display at La Loggia Ristorante & Lounge through Feb. 28. La Loggia, 68 W. Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 373-4800.
"Time Trial," Julian LaVerdiere's first solo museum exhibition will be on view through Feb. 23. Tuesday through Saturday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sunday 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125 St., North Miami. Admission is free for MOCA members, North Miami residents, City of North Miami employees, children under 12; $5 for adults; $3 for seniors and students with I.D. Details: (305) 893-6211.
Florida's first exhibition devoted to the work of Yayoi Kusama - Japan's best-known artist. Kusama's work ranges from painted canvasses to painted bodies. Exhibit on view through May 2003. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday. 10 a.m.- 9 p.m. Thursday and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Bass Museum of Art, 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 673-7530.
"Treasures from the Collection of the Bass Museum of Art," an overview of European paintings, sculpture and textiles from the Renaissance to the present. Signature works from the collections include paintings by Botticelli, Peter Paul Rubens, Ferdinand Bol and Jacob Jordaens. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday. 10 a.m.- 9 p.m. Thursday and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Bass Museum of Art, 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 673-7530.
The Cultural Resource Center will display works by Carol K. Brown, "Portraits from the Album 1995-96," through March 5. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Mon.-Fri. The Cultural Resource Center, 111 NW First St., Miami. Details: visit www.tropiculture.com.
"Presence", recent works by Franklin Einspruch will be on display through March 8. The Dorsch Gallery, 151 NW 24 St., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 576-1278.
Coral Gables International Art Center hosts "Rhapsody in Art" by American artist, Jenny Floravita. 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m. Downtown Coral Gables, 70 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. Exhibit on display through Feb. 19. RSVP: (305) 567-1750.
Lowe Art Museum hosts tours designed to introduce families to their permanent and temporary exhibits. Feb. 15, 22 and 23 from 2 p.m.-3 p.m. Lowe Art Museum, 1301 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables. Tour free with museum admission. Details: (305) 284-3603.
"Frankenthaler's Landscape: Her Art in Context," lecture series taught by Roni Feinstein Feb. 16 and 23. Topics will explore the emergence of Frankenthaler's style in Abstract Expressionism at 2 pm at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), 770 NE 125 St., North Miami. $5 for MOCA members; $20 for non-members; $5 with student ID. Details: (305) 893-6211.
"Earth Elements", second annual exhibition by the Society of Mosaic Artists will be on display through Feb. 25 at Miami Dade Community College, Centre Gallery, 3 floor, Wolfson Campus - Building 1, 300 NE 2 Ave., Miami. Details: (305) 237-3696.
Photographs by Carla Bronzini will be on display through Feb. 28 at Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 361-9771.
Frankenthaler's "Paintings on Paper (1949-2002)" will be on display from 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), 770 NE 125 St., North Miami. Cocktail attire. Free for MOCA members, North Miami residents and employees; $10 for non-members. RSVP: (305) 893-6211, ext. 23.
FRENCH ART EXHIBIT
"Passages", paintings by French artist Benedicte Blanc-Fontenille will be on display through March 11 at the Alliance Francaise Gallery, 1414 Coral Way, Miami. Artist reception 7 p.m. Details: (305) 859-8760.
Marc Petrovic, glass sculpture artist from Centerbrook, Connecticut will be hosting a lecture at 7 p.m. at Lowe Art Museum, 1301 Standford Drive, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-3603.
Originating from France, Germany, Belgium, Venezuela and the US, 10 artists will display their work from 7 p.m.-11 p.m. at the Damien B. Contemporary Art Center, 282 NW 36 St., Miami. Details: (305) 573-4949.
"1936 to 1989", photographs by Horst P. Horst and "An Evening with Marilyn Monroe", photographs by Douglas Kirkland will be on display from 7 p.m.-10 p.m. at Daniel Azoulay Gallery, 3900A NE 1 Ave., Miami. Details: (305) 576-1977.
European artist, Djawid Borower's "Poems and Faces" will be on display through April 26 at Adamar Fine Arts, 177 NE 39 St., Miami. Opening reception from 7 p.m.-10 p.m. Details: (305) 576-1355.
A nationally touring exhibition featuring one of the largest collections of artwork by Jerry Garcia, "Jerry Garcia, A Visual Journey", will be on display through Feb. 16. Saturday 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at The Wallflower Gallery, 10 NE 3 St., Miami. Details: (305) 579-0069.
In conjunction with "Miami Currents: Linking Collection and Community", the Miami Art Museum will host a gallery talk with Purvis Young, 3 p.m. at the Miami Art Museum, 101 W. Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 375-3000.
MAM HAPPY HOUR
Happy hour with an artful twist. Enjoy guest DJs, a martini lounge and a plethora of things to do, 5 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at the Miami Art Museum, 1010 W. Flagler St., Miami. Free for members; $5 for non-members. Details: (305) 375-3000.
Photographer, Iran Issa Khan opens her Miami Design District Studio for an exhibit and reception from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Buena Vista Building, 180 NE 39 St., #221, Miami. Free for Wolfsonian members; $10 for non-members. Details: (305) 535-2631.
The Bakehouse Art Complex will host a tribute to Josephine Baker, an evening of information, entertainment, video, art and music. 7:30 p.m. at the Bakehouse Art Complex, 561 NW 32 St., Miami. Details: (305) 576-2828.