Bass Museum of Art presents "Promises of Paradise: Staging Mid-Century Miami," a showcase of the architecture, urban planning, design and decorative arts of mid-century Miami that includes designers whose collective vision of the city shaped the indoor-outdoor lifestyle for Miamians. Continues through April 13 at 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. Details (305) 673-7530 or www.bassmuseum.org.
DEFINING A COLLECTION
Miami Museum of Contemporary Art presents Pivot Points Part 1: Defining MOCA's Collection featuring more than 40 works by 28 artists from MOCA's permanent collection that mark important moments in the development of the artists' work and turning points in contemporary art. Through May 11. MOCA, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. North Miami.
TRIO OF EXHIBITIONS
Dorsch Gallery presents three solo exhibitions: Elisabeth Condonšs new paintings, Suess Dynasty; an exhibition by Baltimore artist Amanda Burnham, Rite of Way; and Waiting, an exhibition by New York artist Grant Haffner. Through May 3. 151 NW 24th St., Miami. Gallery hours: 1-5 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
Sculptor Freda Coffing Tschumy exhibition. Windisch-Hunt Fine Art, 2911 Grand Ave.,Coconut Grove. Continues through April. Details: (772) 480-3131.
The Jewish Museum of Florida presents "PsalmSong" exhibition, an installation that reflects the Book of Psalms and the Kabbalah by artist Carol Hamoy. Installations include a five-sided, fabric setting of "Meditation Chamber" and a 10-chair "Healer's Circle." Ends April 6. 301-311 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 672-5044 or www.jewishmuseum.org.
Bass Museum of Art presents ongoing exhibition "Promises of Paradise: Staging Mid-Century Miami," exhibition. Ends April 13. 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. $6-$8. Details: (305) 673-7530 or www.bassmuseum.org.
Mia Galleries at Miami International Airport presents "Tropicool Miami," an exhibition featuring artworks by students from kindergarten to Grade 12. Ends April 20. E-D Connector Gallery, Miami International Airport, exit at SR 953 to LeJeune Road. Details: (305) 876-0749.
The Wolfsonian-Florida International University features "Fashioning the Modern French Interior: Pochoir Portfolios in the 1920s," an exhibition on how fashion publishers use the pochoir technique to print fashion books and portfolios. Ends May 11. 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 535-2622 or www.wolfsonian.org.
Miami Art Museum presents "Wifredo Lam in North America" exhibition. 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Ends May 18. Details: (305) 375-1704.
The Miami Science Museum features "Dinosaurs of China." The collection includes dinosaurs, bird fossils and mounted skeletons. Ends June 16. 3280 S Miami Ave. $13-$20. Details: (305) 646-4200 or www.miamisci.org.
Historical Museum of Southern Florida presents "Seminole Arts From Florida Collections" and "Native Arts of the Northwest Coast: The Paul & Joan Gluck Collection," exhibitions. Ends June 1. Historical Museum of Southern Florida, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Free for members and children younger than 12; $5 others. Details: (305) 375-1492 or www.hmsf.org.