Haitian artist Mario Benjamin's installation, "Mario Benjamin: Project" will be on view through Nov. 9 at Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. Free for MOCA members, $5 for non-members. Details: (305) 893-6211.
The Museum of Contemporary Art hosts Roberto Juarez' "A Sense of Place" through Nov. 16. Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125 St., North Miami. Details: (305) 893-6211.
Deering Estate at Cutler now offers "Art Classes by the Bay," basic drawing classes every Thursday morning through Oct. 16, 9-11 a.m. Learn basic techniques of drawing and work on a variety of mediums. Visitors' Center at The Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72 Ave., Miami. Basic drawing class, $75 for six-week course. Details: (305) 755-7848.
PANEL DISCUSSION SERIES
The Historical Museum of Southern Florida holds an opening reception for its newest exhibition, "Carl Juste: Miami Portraits," its Assignment Miami Panel Discussion series at 6 p.m. Historical Museum of Southern Florida, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Admission is free. Details: (305) 375-1596.
PROPAGANDA OF WAR EXHIBIT
"Weapons of Mass Dissemination: The Propaganda of War" will be on display through March 21 at The Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 535-2631.
"Cuba, the Eternal," an exhibit of photographs by Lazaro Miranda will be on display through Oct. 13. Meet-the-artist reception, 7 p.m. Alliance Francaise, 1414 Coral Way, Miami. Admission is free. Details: (305) 859-8760.
The C.A.S. Gallery at the University of Miami presents "Miami Collects: Ceramics," a ceramic exhibition at the College of Arts and Sciences Gallery, University of Miami, 1210 Stanford Dr., Coral Gables. Opening reception 7-9 p.m. Details: (305) 284-2542.
ALL MEMBERS SHOW
Bakehouse Art Complex hosts an all-members show featuring works by more than 40 emerging South Florida artists. 7-10 p.m. Bakehouse Art Complex, 561 NW 32 St., Miami. Music by Epic, light refreshments. Details: (305) 576-2828.
Codis Gallery hosts an opening reception 6-9 p.m. featuring an exhibition tour with Fredric Snitzer and Juan Martin and a lecture by Daniel Castellanos. The book "Selections from the NAEMI Art Collection" will be available for sale. Cordis Gallery, 14201 NW 60 Ave, Gate 2, Miami Lakes. Details: (786) 313-2000.
The Dorsch Gallery presents "Dumb Move," work by Jordan Massengale, in conjunction with Christopher Lynn and Javier Sasieta, through Oct. 4. Dorsch Gallery, 151 NW 24 St., Miami. Details: (305) 576-1278.
Pesqueira Gallery hosts "Paper Works" by Victor Guadalajara. Pesqueira Gallery, Miami Design District, 10 NE 40th St., Miami. Exhibit runs through Sept. 30. Details: (305) 571-8383.
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.
CITY HALL DISPLAY
Watercolor and watercolor and 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.
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.
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.