Calendar listings for 12/18
"Visas for Life: The Righteous and Honorable Diplomats" features an untold story of the Holocaust: the dramatic story of diplomats from diverse cultures, countries and backgrounds who by the end of the war had saved hundreds of Jewish and refugee lives at the peril of their careers and, often, their lives. Exhibition is based on original photographs and other archival materials. Through Feb. 15 at the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, 1650 Harrison St., Hollywood. $5 adults, $3 students and seniors. Details: (954) 921-3274.
Matthew Carone's "New Paintings" will be on exhibit 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and by appointment Saturdays and evenings. Through Jan. 28 at Virginia Miller Galleries, 169 Madeira Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 444-4493, or www.virginiamiller.com.
David Schluss, Barbara Watler and Tim Homes are featured at Coral Springs Museum of Art, 2855 Coral Springs Drive, Coral Springs. Exhibit runs through Feb. 21. Details: (954) 340-5000.
"Out of Sight: Technicolor & Deviations," 12 resident contemporary artists, curated by Jeanna Yoo of San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. ArtCenter/South Florida, 800 Lincoln Road. Runs through Jan. 4. Details: (305) 674-8278 or www.artcentersf.org.
"Soul and Senses," an exhibit of figurative drawings by California artist Phillip Dvorak. Dharma Studio of Contemporary Art, 3170 Commodore Plaza, Coconut Grove. Runs through Dec. 27. Details: (305) 461-1777 or email@example.com.
"Bodacious Bromeliads," by Pat Cummins, and "Night Mangroves," by Aleta Todisco. Marjory Stoneman Douglas Biscayne Nature Center, 6767 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. Through Dec. 31. Details: (305) 361-6767.
FESTIVAL OF THE TREES
Festival features more than a dozen unique holiday trees created by professionals in the design industry. Exhibit runs through Dec. 29 at One Brickell Square, 801 Brickell Ave., Ground Floor. Free. Details: (305) 348-6101.
"Maestria, Trascendencia, Permanencia," a collection of new bronze castings by Cuban sculptor Manuel Carbonell, opens 7:30-10 p.m., 2451 Brickell Ave. (Brickell Townhouse, main floor), Miami. Through Jan. 31. Details: (305) 858-6776.
"Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Two" showcases more than 60 works of Cuban artists including Amelia Pelaez, Lam, Tomas Sanchez, Portocarrero and Mendive. Cernuda Arte, 3155 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables. Through February. Details: (305) 461-1050.
Pinecrest gARTens Art Festival will be Jan. 24-25 at Pinecrest Gardens. This juried fine-art show will have the natural art backdrop of Pinecrest Gardens and more than 50 exceptional artists. Details: (305) 669-6942 or www.pinecrest-fl.gov/gardens.