The Mosaic: Jewish Life in Florida exhibit features more than 500 artifacts and photographs, films and a timeline wall of Jewish history in Florida. Various times at Jewish Museum of Florida, 301 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Free for members, children younger than 6 and on Saturdays. Details: (305) 672-5044 or www.jewishmuseum.com.
ArtCenter/South Florida presents Housewarming — One Bedroom, One Bathroom, A Kitchen, A Pantry, A Closet and A Patio. Various times at 800 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach. Through Sept. 10. Free. Details: (305) 538-7887 or www.artcentersf.org.
The Museum of Contemporary Art presents Metro Pictures Part 2, an exhibition featuring 27 artists who look at issues of contemporary urban life. Through Sept. 17. Various times at 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. $5. Details: (305) 893-6211.
BIG JUICY PAINTINGS
Miami Art Museum presents the Big Juicy Paintings exhibition. Through Sept. 17. Various times at 101 W. Flagler St., Miami. $5. Free on Sundays. Details: (305) 375-3000.
Historical Museum of Southern Florida and ArtCenter/South Florida presents Bathing Suits of America's Winter Playground, 1898-1921. The window display will showcase more than two decades of vintage bathing suits. Through Oct. 2. Various times at ArtCenter/South Florida, 800 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach. Free. Details: (305) 674-8278 or www.artcentersf.org.
MIAMI IN TRANSITION
Miami in Transition exhibition features more than 50 artworks from 21 local artists. The exhibition highlights the artists' reactions to the destruction and construction of buildings in Miami. Artists share the loss of Miami's historic sites while others focus on the city's future. Through Oct. 29. Miami Art Museum, 101 W. Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 375-1725.
Historical Museum of Southern Florida hosts Downtown Get-Down, a networking event with members and non-members of the museum. 6-8 p.m. at The Banker's Club, One Biscayne Tower, 14th floor, Miami. RSVP required. $10-$15. Details: (305) 375-1492.
Guest speaker and art critic Juan Martinez will discuss Cuban contemporary art. Martinez will also discuss the work of Juan Martin and Margarita Cano. 8 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 442-4408.
Historical Museum of Southern Florida hosts Family Fun Days. Residents are invited to learn and build a model of an art deco hotel. Every Saturday through Dec. 3. 1-3 p.m. at 101 W. Flagler St., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 375-1492.
The Lowe Art Museum hosts the LoweDown Happy Hour and a closing reception for the exhibition Game Face: What Does a Female Athlete Look Like? The event includes music, drinks, and hors d'oeuvres.
7-9 p.m. at University of Miami, 1301 Stanford Dr., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-3603 or www.lowemuseum.org.
Museum of Contemporary Art hosts an opening reception features various artworks by Christian Holstad. The event also includes a performance series. 7-9 p.m. at Goldman Warehouse, 404 NW 26th St., Miami. RSVP required. Free. Details: (305) 893-6211.
The Bakehouse Art Complex hosts an opening reception for the Get to Know Us! All Members Show art exhibition. 7-10 p.m. at 561 NW 32nd St., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 576-2828.