Miami Art Central presents an exhibition of abstract works by Cuban-American painter Carmen Herrera titled The Forms of Silence. Noon-7 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday at 5960 SW 57th Ave., South Miami. $5, $3 seniors. Details: (305) 455-3333 or www.miamiartcentral.org.
Rocket Projects presents a multimedia exhibition by the TM Sisters, Tasha and Monica Lopez de Victoria, that draws inspiration from lightning. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. weekdays, noon-5 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 22 at Rocket Projects, 3440 N Miami Ave., Miami. Details: (305) 576-6082 or www.rocket-projects.com.
THE SAINT MAKERS
The Florida International University Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum presents an exhibition that explores American folk art through religious iconography. Charles Perry Building, University Park, Southwest 107th Avenue and Eighth Street. Details: (305) 348-2890 or www.frostartmuseum.org.
The University of Miami's Lowe Art Museum presents an exhibition of photography by Edward Weston. Apocalypse Then: Images of Destruction, Prophecy and Judgment from D¸rer to the Twentieth Century looks at the ways in which artists over the past five centuries have depicted the end of time. Life Work features photographs that span Mr. Weston's 40-year career. Through Nov. 13 at the museum, 1301 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables. $5. Details: (305) 284-3535 or www.miami.edu/lowe.
The Bass Museum of Art presents 2,000 years of Latin American portraits with 125 sculptures and paintings by Kahlo, Rivera, Botero, Siqueiros and Tamayo. Through Sunday at the museum, 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 673-7530 or www.bassmuseum.org.
The Miami Art Museum presents Figuratively Speaking: Selections from the Permanent Collection, examining the representation of the human figure in US, Latin American and European art since the 1960s. Through Oct. 30 at the Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Members, students and children under 12 free; $2.50-$5 others. Free admission every Sunday; guided tours at 2 p.m. Details: (305) 375-3000 or www.miamiartmuseum.org.
Anyly Fraga-Pelaez exhibits her environment-inspired works. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays through Dec. 10 at Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus' Access-Meed Gallery, Room 1180, 300 NE Second Ave., Miami. Details: (305) 237-3371.
MOCA AND MIAMI
The Museum of Contemporary Art kicks off its 10th-anniversary season with an exhibition of works by Miami artists who have been featured in the museum's exhibitions since 1996. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, noon-5 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 30 at 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. $5 adults, $3 students and seniors. Details: (305) 893-6211 or www.mocanomi.org.
MORE THAN WORDS
Art Center/South Florida presents More Than Words, an exhibition celebrating book month in Miami featuring artists who make use of the written form in their work. Featured artists include Tawnie Silva, Susan Lee Chun, Vicenta Casan, Vickie Pierre, Diane Hanson, Ena Marrero and Kerry Phillips. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Thursdays-Sundays at 800 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 674-8278 or www.artcentersf.org.
CONVERSATIONS ON SOCIETY
ArtCenter/South Florida presents a mixed-media work and installation exhibition, Social Intercourse: Conversations on Society, exploring current social and political climates and communication. Participating artists include Diane Arrieta, Nazare Feliciano, Ketie Deits and Jonathan Stein. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Thursdays-Sundays through Nov. 27 at ArtCenter Gallery, 800 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 674-8278 or www.artcentersf.org.
PABLO CANO MARIONETTES
Artist Pablo Cano explores man's journey through the ages in a new production titled "The Beginning." Cano's cast of 100 marionettes includes Adam and Eve, planets, dinosaurs, the menagerie of Noah's Ark, robots and dancing telephones and televisions crafted from found objects like cracker tins, wash tubs and suitcases. When not in performance, the marionettes, stage set and related drawings will be on view as an exhibition. 2 p.m. Sundays through Dec. 18 at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. $10 members, $15 non-members, $2 children. Details: (305) 893-6211 or www.mocanomi.org.