Miami-Dade College Wolfson Campus will host an opening reception from 5-8 p.m., in honor of its 2003-04 faculty exhibition. Miami-Dade College Wolfson Campus, Arts and Philosophy Department, 300 NE Second Ave. Details: (305) 237-3696.
University of Miami College of Arts and Sciences hosts an opening reception from 7-9 p.m., showcasing works by Brian Curtis and Lise Drost. Wesley Foundation Gallery, 1210 Stanford Dr., Coral Gables. Exhibit runs through Sept. 17. Details: (305) 284-2542.
LATIN ART EXHIBIT
Robb & Stucky hosts "Latin Art-Boca 2003" exhibition to benefit the Centre for the Arts, featuring the works of more than 30 artists. Mizner Park, 200 Plaza Real, Boca Raton. Details: (561) 368-8445.
CITY HALL DISPLAY
Watercolor and watercolor & acrylic by Ric Benda, acrylic on canvas, colored pencils, mixed media, and watercolor by Elizabeth Arlene Smith and photography by Joseph Spitzer will be on view at Hollywood City Hall, 2600 Hollywood Blvd., through Oct. 31. Details: (954) 921-3283.
MERRICK GALLERY PARK
Every first Friday, along with Coral Gables' Gallery Night, The Home Galleries on the 3rd floor at Merrick park invite the public to an early bird special from 6-10 p.m. on the top floor. Merrick Park, 358 San Lorenzo Ave., Coral Gables. Cocktail attire. Details: (786) 497-1111.
Cernuda Arte hosts a closing reception for Miguel Florido's "Hope and Dreams" Group Show at La Barbacoa, 7-10 p.m. at 3155 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 461-1050.
Adamar Fine Arts hosts "S.O.F.A. Sculpture Exhibit" (Sculpture Objects Functional Art), an opening night cocktail reception from 7-10 p.m. 177 NE 39th St., Miami. Details: (305) 576-1355.
ADAMAR ART EXHIBIT
The Dorsch Gallery hosts an opening reception from 7-10 p.m., featuring "Dumb Move," works by Jordan Massengale, in conjunction with Christopher Lynn and Javier Sasieta. 151 NW 24th St., Miami, through Oct. 4. Details: (305) 576-1278.
VOICES AND STORIES
"Miami Voices and Stories" features a panel with four Miami-based authors - Michael Carlebach, James Hall, Joanne Hyppolite and Felix Lizzarage. Each will read brief passages and participate in a moderated discussion on what inspires them about life in South Florida. 6:30-7:15 p.m. at Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St. The discussion is held in conjunction with "American Tableaux: Many Voices, Many Stories," an exhibition on view through Sept. 7. Free for members, $5 for othres. Details: (305) 375-3000.
ArtCenter/South Florida hosts the group exhibit "Mania" through Sept. 7. 924 Lincoln Rd. #205, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 674-8278.
WRIGHT BROTHERS EXHIBIT
In honor of the Wright brothers' first powered flight, an exhibition of aviation-themed posters reproduced from the Wolfsonian's permanent collection is on view at the Miami International Airport Terminal Area between Concourses B and C through December. Details: (305) 535-2622.
Cernuda Art presents "Hopes and Dreams," a solo exhibit of Cuban painter Miguel Florido. 3155 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables, through Sept. 19. Details: (305) 461-1050.
ART GARDEN FANTASY
ART+ Fine Art Gallery hosts "Art Garden Fantasy," featuring works by Andy Warhol, Tamara de Lempika, Laurent Elie Badessi, Iran Issa-Khan, Carlos Alves and 15 other artists through the end of summer. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon.-Sat.; noon-6 p.m. on Sundays. ART+ Fine Art Gallery at Merrick Park, 358 San Lorenzo Ave., 3rd level, Coral Gables. Details: (786) 497-1111.
Lowe Art Museum hosts "Endless Passage," works by Edouard Duval-Carrie. Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, 1301 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables. Exhibit runs through Sept. 7. Details: (305) 284-3603.
Miami Art Museum hosts Visual Poetics: Art and the World through Nov. 16, featuring 50 works by an international roster of artists, focusing on the interaction of words and image. 101 W Flagler St. Details: (305) 375-3000.