New World School of the Arts hosts an opening reception for the Paul Rand Exhibition. 6-9 p.m. at New World Gallery, 25 NE Second St., Miami. Exhibition through Feb. 8. Free. Details: (305) 672-1324.
The Margulies Collection at the Warehouse features new artworks in photography video and sculpture. Featured artists include Vik Muniz, Man Ray and Julian Montague. Various times at 591 NW 27th St., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 576-1051.
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.
West Kendall Regional Library features Fallout: Nicaragua and its Diaspora exhibition by Ricardo Miranda Zuñiga. Through Jan. 13. Various times at 10201 Hammocks Blvd., Kendall. Free. Details: (305) 385-7135.
Photographs and new-media works by Leon Ferrari and Oscar Bony will be featured at PanAmerican ArtProjects. Through Jan 13. 2450 NW Second Ave., Miami. Details: (305) 576-2400 or www.panamericanart.com.
Haunting images from Hollywood movies will be seen at Miami Art Museum's Video Gallery. Artist Matthias Müller used sepiatone film footage to create the ghostly images. Through Jan.14. Various times at 101 W. Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 375-3000 or miamiartmuseum.org.
National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts presents its annual Youngarts. The event features a photography and visual-arts exhibition and dozens of young artists who will perform in theater, music, voice and dance. Through Jan 14. Free. Details: (305) 377-1140 or www.nfaa.artsawards.org.
Centro Cultural Español hosts Play/Cuban Video Art. The contemporary audiovisual show will feature documentary, fiction, video clips, publicity, animation and video artworks. 7 p.m. at 800 Douglas Rd., Suite 170, Coral Gables. Through Jan 18. Free. Details: (305) 448-9677.
Lowe Art Museum at University of Miami presents Humberto Calzada: In Dreams Awake exhibition. Through Jan. 28. 1301 Stanford Dr., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-3535 or www.lowemuseum.org.
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens presents the opening of its contemporary art projects with a musical installation. Experimental sound artist Gustavo Matamoros has created a surround-sound installation inspired by the pipe organ at Vizcaya. A microphone attached to a helium balloon was used to create recordings that will be projected throughout the museum. Through Feb. 15. Various times at 3251 S. Miami Ave., Miami. $9-$12. Details: (305) 250-9133 or www.vizcayamuseum.org.
West Dade Regional Library features The Everglades Invade the City by Edwin Villasmil and Elba Martinez. Through Feb. 28. Various times at 9445 Coral Way, Miami. Free. Details: (305) 553-1134.
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 Saturdays. Details: (305) 672-5044.
THE CELL GALLERY
Get a microscopic view of human cells and learn about cell biology at The Cell Gallery: Your Inner Beauty exhibition. Various times at Miami Museum of Science & Planetarium, 3280 S. Miami Ave., Miami. Through March 10. Free for children under 3; $4-$17. Details: (305) 646-4200 or www.miamisci.org.
The Wolfsonian-Florida International University features more than 200 silver art pieces at the Modernism in American Silver: 20th-Century Design exhibition. Through March 25. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Free members and Miami Beach residents with identification; $5-$7 others. Details: (305) 531-1001.
Coral Gables Branch Library features Library and Lens: Photographs from the Permanent Collection. Through March 31. Various times at 3443 Segovia St., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 442-8706.
Life, architecture and art during the 20th and 21st centuries will be showcased at Miami Art Museum. The Modern Photographs: The Machine, The Body and The City collection features dozens of photographs donated by former curator Charles Cowles. Through April 15. Various times at 101 W. Flagler St., Miami. Free on Sundays, students with identification, and children under 12; $2.50-$5 others. Details: (305) 375-3000 or miamiartmuseum.org.
ART DECO PHOTOGRAPHS
In celebration of Art Deco weekend, Goldman Project presents East and West: Art Deco Architecture and a Sense of Place in Miami Beach and Shanghai exhibition, which features about 50 photographs of Miami Beach and Shanghai by photographer and journalist Deke Erh. 7-10 p.m. at 174 NW 23rd St., Miami. Details: (305) 531-4411.
The Bakehouse Art Complex hosts an opening reception for the Interpreting The Narrative exhibition featuring artists Asa Nolskog and Luis Garcia-Nerey. 7-10 p.m. at 561 NW 32nd St., Miami. Details: (305) 576-2828.
The Dorsch Gallery hosts an opening reception for a painting exhibition by Arnold Mesches. 7-11 p.m. at 151 NW 24th St., Miami. Exhibition through Feb. 24. Free. Details: (305) 576-1278 or www.dorschgallery.com.
Jewish Museum of Florida hosts an Art Deco lecture by curator Ira Newman. Newman will discuss Art Deco architectural designs in Miami Beach and elsewhere. 7:30 p.m. at 301 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. RSVP required. Free members; $6 others. Details: (305) 672-5044 or www.jewishmuseum.com.
Jewish Museum of Florida hosts a lecture on The Jews of Shanghai. 7:30 p.m. at 301 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. RSVP required. Free members; $6 others. Details: (305) 672-5044 or www.jewishmuseum.com.
Miami International University of Art & Design hosts the opening reception of I Heard it Through the Grapevine-The Art of Animation exhibition featuring artist Will Vinton. 5-8 p.m. at 1501 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 428-5676.
Miami Art Central hosts an opening reception for Tacita Dean-Film Works and Peter Friedl-Work 1964-2006. 7-10 p.m. at 5960 SW 57th Ave., Miami. Exhibition through April 15. Details: (305) 455-3333 or www.miamiartcentral.org.