The University of Miami presents an exhibition celebrating African culture. Artists include photographer Alison Williams and three other women who will give a lecture series to coincide with their exhibit. Through Saturday at The New Gallery, Wesley Foundation Building, University of Miami, 1210 Stanford Dr., Coral Gables. Details: Kerry Stuart Coppin, (305) 284-6966 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
COSTA RICAN ART
The Americas Collection presents an exhibition by sculptor JimÈnez-Deredia, who depicts the art of the ancient Borucan peoples of Costa Rica based on the cosmic symbol of the sphere. Through Feb. 28 at The Americas Collection, 2440 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 446-5578 or www.americascollection.com.
ART & DESIGN NIGHT
The second Thursday of every month, retailers and galleries in Miami's Design District extend hours until 9 p.m. Featuring exhibitions, cocktails, live music and special events. Between North Miami and Northeast Second avenues, Miami. Details: (305) 573-9797 or www.designmiami.com.
The Coconut Grove Chamber of Commerce presents Glass House Gallery Night featuring poster artist Jim Holehous. Event includes art, music, wine and cheese. 7-10 p.m. at the Coconut Grove Chamber of Commerce, 2820 McFarlane Rd. Free. Details: (305) 444-7270 or email@example.com.
ART IN THE AFTERNOON
The Homestead Art Club hosts Art in the Afternoon, an afternoon for the public to view artists at work, see demonstrations by painters, culinary creators and others, share a potluck meal and meet the artists. Every third Saturday at Studio 100, 250 E Palm Drive, Florida City. Details: (786) 243-0447.
Miami Art Museum hosts the annual Miami-Dade County Public Schools Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition, presenting works by county students as part of the regional and national Scholastic Art Awards competition. Award-wining works go to the national program in New York. Through Feb. 20 at Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 375-3000 or www.miamiartmuseum.org.
'IDEAS OF TIME'
The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum presents the work of Arizona photographer Mark Klett. The exhibit, Ideas About Time, is a representation of the changing environment. Through March 13 at the Frost Museum, Charles Perry Building, Southwest 107th Avenue and Eighth Street, Florida International University, University Park Campus. Details: (305) 348-2890 or www.frostmuseum.org.
The Lowe Art Museum hosts the first public showing of the Wine Spectator Collection of vintage posters created during France's Belle Epoque in the 1890s. Featuring artists such as Toulouse-Lautrec, Villon, Bonnard, Steinlen, Mucha and Cheret. Through April 3 at the Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, 1301 Stanford Dr., Coral Gables. $5 adults; $3 senior citizens and students; free for museum members, children under 12 and university community. Details: (305)284-3535 or www.lowemuseums.org.
STITCHES IN TIME
The Museum of Contemporary Art presents Louise Bourgeois: Stitches in Time. The exhibition features over 20 pieces including life-size busts in sewn fabric, totemic figures and wood and bronze sculptures. Preview 6:30-9 p.m. Feb. 11; Exhibition Feb. 12-March 27 at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. Free for members; $3-$5 others. Details: (305) 893-6211 or www.mocanomi.org.
The Miami Art Museum presents Figuratively Speaking: Selections from the Permanent Collection, examining the representation of the human figure in the art of the US, Latin America and Europe since the 1960s. Through Oct. 30 at the Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Members, students and children under 12 free; $2.50-$5 others. Details: (305) 375-3000 or www.miamiartmuseum.org.
MIAMI ART MUSEUM
Free admission every Sunday and guided tours at 2 p.m. The third Thursday of each month, the museum holds a happy hour with live music, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. 5-8:30 p.m. at Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Members free; others $5. Details: www.miamiartmuseum.com.