"BEST OF" EXHIBIT
Miami-Dade Community College presents "The Best of NAEMI: Selections from the NAEMI Art Collection," curated by Ricardo Viera, on exhibit through Aug. 15. Wolfson Campus-Building 1, Centre Gallery, 3rd floor, 300 NE Second Ave., Miami. Details: (305) 237-3696.
Gallery at Streets of Mayfair will host a closing reception featuring photography exhibit "H-AllenArt". 7-10 p.m. Gallerie Vincent, 2911 Grand Ave., Coconut Grove. Details: (305) 856-1402.
Lowe Art Museum hosts a tour designed to introduce families to its temporary and permanent collection, including artists such as Frank Stella, Roy Lichtenstein, Paul Sierra and Miriam Schapiro. 2 p.m. Lowe Art Museum, 1301 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables. Free with museum admission: $5 adults; $3 seniors and students; free for members. Details: (305) 284-3603.
ArtCenter South Florida hosts an opening reception and members preview showcasing new works by Carolina Sardi. Members preview 7-8 p.m.; opening reception 8-11 p.m. ArtCenter South Florida, 924 Lincoln Road #205, Miami Beach. Exhibit runs through June 29th. Details: (305) 674-8278.
University of Miami Master of Fine Arts students will put their work on exhibit, part of the annual student exhibition featuring works by second- and third-year graduate students, through June 1. Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, 1301 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-3535.
Art Inspired by Nature exhibit by Martha J. Lara will be on display through May 31 at the Oriental Garden and Gallery, 2520 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 443-4041.
Raffaele Ammavuta's works, A Pop Vision, will be on display through June 30 at the Italian Culture Center's Douglas Road entrance, 800 Douglas Road, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 448-9065.
HAITIAN HERITAGE EXHIBIT
Throughout May, Alliance Fran┴aise will celebrate Haitian Heritage month by hosting art shows, a documentary and lecture in French painting by Sophie Lacroix, a documentary on poet Roussan Camille by Mario de la Tour and a lecture by Odette Roy Fombrun. Alliance Fran┴aise, 1414 Coral Way, Miami. Free. Details: (305) 859-8760.
FILM POSTER EXHIBIT
Close Up in Black: African American Film Poster recounts the story of black film history through the graphic art of the American movie poster. The exhibition pays homage to the performers, writers, designers, directors and producers who struggle to make their statement on film. The exhibition of 75 posters runs through July 17. The Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 535-2622.
Miami Art Museum hosts Visual Poetics: Art and the World through Nov. 16, featuring 50 works by an international roster of artists, focusing on the interaction of words and image. Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 375-3000.
Collage artist Hannelore Baron presents Hannelore Baron: Works from 1969-1987 through June 15. Bass Museum of Art, 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 673-7530.
HAITIAN ARTIST SHOW
Works by Haitian artists Andres Rodriguez and Rara Kuyu will be on display through the end of May at North Miami Public Library, 835 NE 132 St., North Miami. Details: (305) 891-5535.
Florida's first exhibition devoted to the work of Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama. Kusama's work ranges from painted canvases to painted bodies. Exhibit on view through May. 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.
Frankenthaler's Paintings on Paper (1949-2002) will be on display through June 8 at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. Details: (305) 893-6211.
New Work: Roberto Behar and Rosario Marquardt, Miami-based architect/artist team, will be on display through June 22 at Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Free for members; non-members $10. Details: (305) 375-3000.
A tribute to the heroic contributions Floridians made during World War II will be on display through June 1. Historical Museum of Southern Florida, 101 W Flagler St., Downtown Miami. $5 adults; $2 children (6-12); free for members. Details: (305) 375-1492.
It Came from the Studio Floor, by Houston artist Trenton Doyle Hancock, will be on display through June 8 at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. Details: (305) 893-6211.