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.
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.
The Bakehouse Art Complex hosts an opening reception for the Get to Know Us! All Members Show art exhibition. Through Oct. 14. Noon-5 p.m. at 561 NW 3Second St., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 576-2828.
Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts showcases the Open House exhibit featuring photographs and an installation by José Bechara. Through Oct. 28. 7:30-9 p.m. at 2043 N. Miami Ave., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 576-1804.
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.
The Museum of Contemporary Art features artworks by Christian Holstad. Through Nov. 5. Various times at Goldman Warehouse, 404 NW 26th St., Miami. Free. Donations accepted. Details: (305) 893-6211.
Jewish Museum of Florida showcases the Bonim exhibition, which features the history of Jewish developers and their influence in Florida. Through March 11. Various times at 301 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Free on Saturdays. Details: (305) 672-5044.
Historical Museum of Southern Florida hosts Family Fun Days. Every Saturday through Dec. 3. 1-3 p.m. at 101 W. Flagler St., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 375-1492.
ArtCenter/South Florida features the lens-based exhibition and art talk with artists from the United Kingdom. 7-10 p.m. at 800 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach. RSVP required. Details: (305) 674-8278.
The Ketubah Art Exhibition hosts an opening reception featuring modern artworks and interpretations of Jewish marriage contracts. 8 p.m. at Temple Israel, 137 NE 19th St., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 573-5900.
The second annual International Kids Fund Latin American Art Auction is a fundraising event with a silent and live art auction. Proceeds benefit children in need of medical attention in Latin America and the Caribbean. 7 p.m. at Cisneros Fontanals Arts Foundation Art Center, 1018 N. Miami Ave., Miami. $50. Details: (305) 585-5888.
L'Alliance Francaise de Miami hosts an opening reception featuring paper, mixed-media, and pastel by Rafael Valdez. 7 p.m. at 1414 Coral Way, Miami. Details: (305) 859-8760.
Lowe Art Museum hosts an opening reception for the Flowers For the Earth Lord: Guatemalan Textiles From the Lam exhibition. 7-10 p.m. at 1301 Stanford Dr., Coral Gables. Free for museum members and University of Miami students; $5-$10 others. Details: (305) 284-3535.