Experience the galleries of the Wynwood arts district after hours at a new event organized by the Wynwood Arts District Association. Designed as a quieter alternative to the area's popular Saturday art walks, participating galleries will welcome visitors on the last Thursday of each month to peruse their offerings, sip complimentary drinks and attend discussions of the latest ideas in the art world. 5-8 p.m. Between I-95 and Biscayne Boulevard from Northwest 20th to Northwest 36th streets, Miami. Details: www.wynwood.com.
Miami artist Federico Uribe's site-specific installation at The Wolfsonian, "Slowly But Surely," features discarded healthcare equipment shaped into a tree, a bicycle and a dog. The scene is placed among a "green field" of drug capsules and discarded pill containers. Ends March 14. The Wolfsonian-Florida International University, 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 531-1001 or www.wolfsonian.org.
ARTISTS OF ASIA
The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum's newest exhibit, "Taiwan Discovered: In Place in Time," showcases a range of works by Taiwanese contemporary artists. Includes paintings, rock art and multimedia installations. The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University, 10975 SW 17th St., Miami. Details: (305) 348-2890 or email@example.com or www.thefrost.fiu.edu.
Curated by University of Miami students, "Trends and Techniques: A Short History of Printmaking" features woodcuts, engravings and etchings from the Lowe Art Museum's collection. The exhibition is split into two sections. The first highlights European masters from the 17th-19th centuries and the second includes modern artists and the work of University of Miami students and instructors. Lowe Art Museum at the University of Miami, 1301 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables. $5-$10. Details: (305) 284-3535 or www6.miami.edu/lowe/index.htm.
"Matta: A Retrospective" showcases 75 works by 20th century modernist Matta. The paintings depict light patterns on featureless backgrounds, fragile spaces where delicate strokes and sketches converge into the artist's distinct perception of reality. Details: (305) 576-0256 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.garynader.com.