Miami Art Central presents an exhibition of abstract works by Cuban-American painter Carmen Herrera titled The Forms of Silence. Noon-7 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday at 5960 SW 57th Ave., South Miami. $5, $3 seniors. Details: (305) 455-3333 or www.miamiartcentral.org.
Rocket Projects presents a multimedia exhibition by TM Sisters, Tasha and Monica Lopez de Victoria, that draws inspiration from lightning. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. weekdays, noon-5 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 22 at Rocket Projects, 3440 N Miami Ave., Miami. Details: (305) 576-6082 or www.rocket-projects.com.
The University of Miami College of Arts and Sciences Gallery presents paintings by Hollis Jeffcoat. Through Friday at 1210 Stanford Dr., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-2792.
THE SAINT MAKERS
The Florida International University Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum presents an exhibition that explores American folk art through religious iconography. Charles Perry Building, University Park, Southwest 107th Avenue and Eighth Street. Details: (305) 348-2890 or www.frostartmuseum.org.
The University of Miami's Lowe Art Museum presents an exhibition of photography by Edward Weston. Apocalypse Then: Images of Destruction, Prophecy and Judgment from D¸rer to the Twentieth Century looks at the ways in which artists over the past five centuries have depicted the end of time. Life Work features photographs that span Mr. Weston's 40-year career. Through Nov. 13 at the museum, 1301 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables. $5. Details: (305) 284-3535 or www.miami.edu/lowe.
ArtCenter/South Florida presents a multimedia group exhibition exploring the new reality encountered upon artists' migration to Miami. Through Monday at 800 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 674-8272 or www.artcentersf.org.
ArtCenter South Florida presents an exhibition focusing on the Hispanic feminine experience in Miami, particularly issues surrounding migration and integration and the duality of identity through drawing, painting, photography, sculpture, installation, photomontage and sewing. Through Saturday at City Hall, Fourth Floor Public Gallery, 1700 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach. Details: www.artcentersf.org.
The Bass Museum of Art presents 2,000 years of Latin American portraits with 125 sculptures and paintings by Kahlo, Rivera, Botero, Siqueiros and Tamayo. Through Oct. 23 at the museum, 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 673-7530 or www.bassmuseum.org.
The Miami Art Museum presents Figuratively Speaking: Selections from the Permanent Collection, examining the representation of the human figure in US, Latin American and European art 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. Free admission every Sunday; guided tours at 2 p.m. Details: (305) 375-3000 or www.miamiartmuseum.org.
The Deering Estate at Cutler hosts an exhibit of watercolors by Miami artist Daphne Baruch. 2 p.m., with exhibition through Sunday at the estate, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Palmetto Bay. Free with park admission of $5-$7. Details: (305) 235-1668, ext. 233.
Anyly Fraga-Pelaez exhibits her environment-inspired works. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays through Dec. 10 at Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus' Access-Meed Gallery, Room 1180, 300 NE Second Ave., Miami. Details: (305) 237-3371.
MOCA AND MIAMI
The Museum of Contemporary Art kicks off its 10th anniversary season with an exhibition of works by Miami artists who have been featured in the museum's exhibitions since 1996. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, noon-5 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 30 at 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. $5 adults, $3 students and seniors. Details: (305) 893-6211 or www.mocanomi.org.
MORE THAN WORDS
Art Center/South Florida presents More Than Words, an exhibition celebrating book month in Miami featuring artists who make use of the written form in their work. Featured artists include Tawnie Silva, Susan Lee Chun, Vicenta Casan, Vickie Pierre, Diane Hanson, Ena Marrero and Kerry Phillips. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Thursdays-Sundays at 800 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 674-8278 or www.artcentersf.org.
Florida International University Frost Art Museum presents artist Glexis Novoa as part of the Latin American and Caribbean Art Lecture Series. Mr. Novoa, known for his graphite landscapes, speaks on Cuban nostalgia and American experiences after 10 years of working in Miami. 6 p.m. cocktails, 7 p.m. lecture at Citibank Financial Center, 1190 S Dixie Hwy. Details: www.frostartmuseum.org.
The Florida International Museum Frost Art Museum presents chair of the art and art history department, Carol Damian in a discussion on European and Catholic iconography in the Americas. 7 p.m. at Charles Perry Building, University Park, SW 107th Ave. and Eighth St. Details: (305) 348-2890 or www.frostartmuseum.org.
CONVERSATIONS ON SOCIETY
ArtCenter/South Florida presents a mixed-media work and installation exhibition, Social Intercourse: Conversations on Society, exploring current social and political climates and communication. Participating artists include Diane Arrieta, Nazare Feliciano, Ketie Deits and Jonathan Stein. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Thursdays-Sundays through Nov. 27 at ArtCenter Gallery, 800 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 674-8278 or www.artcentersf.org.