MIA ART FAIR
The Miami International Art Fair aboard the SeaFair showcases an international collection of galleries from Beijing, Buenos Aires, Moscow, Paris, London, New York and more. Contemporary artworks include painting, mixed media, photography, sculpture, digital, electronic, performance art, works on paper, functional design and studio jewelry design. Noon-10 p.m. Jan. 18-19. Noon-7 p.m. Jan. 20-21. SeaFair, docked at the InterContinental Hotel Dock at Bayfront Park, 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami. $15 one-day ticket. $20 multi-day ticket. $30 priority boarding ticket. Details: www.mia-artfair.com.
THROUGH THE LENS
Brockway Memorial Library hosts an artist opening reception for "People of the World: Through the Lens of H. Allen Benowitz," featuring photographs from around the world. 6:30-8 p.m. reception including presentation and slideshow. Exhibit through Feb. 22. Brockway Memorial Library, 10021 NE Second Ave., Miami Shores. Free. Details: (305) 759-8107 or www.h-allenart.com.
WINE & ART
As part of the Miami International Art Fair, Wine by the Bay in Downtown Miami offers three wine tasting events for art fair patrons. Join Stefano Campanini, owner of Wine by the Bay, aboard the SeaFair mega yacht for "Wine and Waves — A Perfect Wine Storm, showcasing wines from California, Tuscany, and France. 7-8:30 p.m. Through Jan. 20. SeaFair, docked at the InterContinental Hotel Dock at Bayfront Park, 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami. $100. RSVP required. Details: (239) 495-2024 or email@example.com or www.expoships.com/current'fairs/2012/miami/schedule.html.
Kontempo Art, a contemporary art gallery featuring sculpture, paintings and mixed media pieces, holds its grand opening on Calle Ocho. Kontempo Art plans to hold monthly exhibits in this gallery space, promoting and representing artists, have lectures, book readings, and other cultural endeavors that serve to enrich our community. 7-10 p.m. Kontempo Art, 1646 SW Eighth St., Miami. Free. Details: (786) 214-1210 or
The Coral Gables Museum hosts the "ArtCycle" exhibit for a one night show featuring fifteen art bikes on view and for sale to the highest bidders at a silent auction. These unique bikes were on display in locations throughout Wynwood during Art Basel. 6:30 p.m. Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 603-8067 or www.coralgablesmuseum.org.