The third annual raffle art exhibition features 42 original works by resident artists at ArtCenter/South Florida. Raffle tickets are $10 or $20 for three tickets. Tickets can be purchased at the ArtCenter gallery desk and ArtCenter offices, 924 Lincoln Road, Suite 205, and are available through individual artists. The drawing party will begin at 7 p.m. March 27, 800 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. Winners need not be present to win. Details: Leila, (305) 674-8278, Ext. 10.
An exhibition of Francois-Marie Banier's collection of photographs and sketches ranging from images of everyday people to celebrity portraits. His most recent work involves handwritten texts layered on top of his photographs. Through May 30 at Bass Art Museum, 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. General admission is $6, $4 for seniors and students with ID, free for members and children younger than 6. Details: (305) 673-7530 or www.bassmuseum.org.
WOLFSON STUDENT ART EXHIBIT
Miami Dade College showcases the work of visual arts students. Five works will be selected to represent the college in a national competition. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays and noon-6 p.m. Thursdays. Through March 26 at 300 NE Third Ave., Building 1, Room 1365, Downtown Miami. Details: (305) 237-3696.
AFRICAN HERITAGE CULTURAL ART CENTER
"Three Women," a multi-ethnic art exhibition, presents three strong and diverse cultural women who have been working for the past decade in Greater Miami. The works of Eszter Gory, Vickie Pierre and Hermine Rickets express the passion and determination of contemporary women. Through March 27 at the African Heritage Cultural Art Center, 6161 NW 22nd Ave., Miami. Admission is free and open to the public. Details: (305) 638-6771.
ASIAN DISAPORA OF THE AMERICAS
An international event created by performing artists of Asian descent from North and South America. The works explore cultural roots and reflect various viewpoints stemming from shared Asian ancestry. Mabel Dee Chang and Denise Uyehara perform works that express personal interpretations of North and South American cultures from an Asian perspective. 8 p.m. March 18-21 at Dorsch Gallery, 151 NW 24th St., Miami. Tickets are $18-$20. Donna Uchizono will perform the dance "Butterflies From My Hand" at 8:30 p.m. March 27 at North Miami Beach Performing Arts Theatre. Tickets are $25-$50. Details: (305) 545-8546 or www.tigertail.org.
THE ART MUSEUM AT FIU
"Vision Revealed," selections from the work of Cuban-American photographer Abelardo Morell, through Sunday. Mr. Morell's best-known work is the Camera Obscura series, in which he turns a room into a dark chamber, capturing through long exposures the images that appear projected upside down from the outside. The Art Museum at Florida International University presents works by bachelor of fine arts students, Southwest 107th Avenue and Eighth Street, University Park. Details: (305) 348-2890.
LOWE ART MUSEUM
"Change and Continuity: Folk and Tribal Art of India," an expansive survey of folk and tribal art from India, is accompanied by a scholarly catalog through March 28. "Mala Ke Manke - Beads of the Rosary 108 East Indian Drawings," sumptuous East Indian works on paper that complements "Change & Continuity," is on view at the University of Miami, 1301 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday; noon-7 p.m. Thursday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Details: www.lowemuseum.org.
MIAMI ART MUSEUM
"Kerry James Marshall, One True Thing: Meditations on Black Aesthetics." Chicago-based artist Kerry James Marshall is best-known for his paintings that recall the grandeur of traditional history painting. Using a figurative style and imagery of African Americans in urban and suburban settings, he addresses social issues stemming from the Civil Rights movement, evoking a nostalgia for the idealism of that era. This exhibition presents a new body of work that demonstrates his ongoing engagement with ideas and images drawn from black history and tradition. Through April 25 at 101 W Flagler St., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. third Thursday of the month, noon-5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Closed Mondays. $5 adults, free age 12 and younger. Details: (305) 375-3000.
THE WOLFSONIAN FIU
"Tokyo: The Imperial Capital," through May 2, portraying works by Japanese artist Koizumi Kishio (1893-1945). "Weapons of Mass Dissemination: The Propaganda of War," through March 21. 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 531-1001.
MIAMI ART MUSEUM
Russell Crotty, an amateur astronomer known for intricate ballpoint pen drawings of the night sky presents exhibit "Globe Drawings." The Miami Art Museum is commissioning the artist to create a new globe of the night skies over the Everglades as a tribute to one of Florida's most unique natural resources. Through June 27. 101 W. Flagler St., Miami. Members free. Non-members $10. Details: (305) 375-1704 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART
Organized by the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, the first major display of Laura Owens, a Los Angeles-based artist. The exhibition showcases approximately 40 paintings and works on paper that trace Ms. Owens' development from 1997. Through May 9 at Joan Lehman Building, 770 NE 125th Street, North Miami. 1 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays, noon-5 p.m. Sundays. Details: (305) 891-1472.