Miami-Dade County Public Schools presents the annual scholastic art awards exhibition. Artwork from Miami-Dade County high school and middle schools' students. Through Feb. 12. Miami Art Museum, 101 W. Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 375-3000 or miamiartmuseum.org.
Adamar South at Pop N' Art celebrates the work of Gretchen Minnhaar. Through March 6. 6-9 p.m. at the Village of Merrick Park, 358 San Lorenzo Ave., Suite 3210, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 448-5578 or www.popnart.com.
"RETURN TO AFGHANISTAN'
Miami-Dade College features "Return to Afghanistan," a series of Aperture photographs from Afghanistan. Through March 13. Various times at Wolfson Campus Centre Gallery, Room 1365, 300 NE 2nd Ave., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 237-3696.
Florida International University presents Ruben Torres Llorca's Modelo Para Armar/Easy to Build, a multimedia work that pieces together fragments of personal and universal events to create a storyline. Through March 19. Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum, University Park Campus, SW 107th Ave. and 8th St., Tamiami. Free. Details: Nicole Kaufman, (305) 348-2890.
Miami Art Museum presents "Rendez-vous," a two-screen art video by Italian artist Grazia Toderi, who shows the link between celestial and terrestrial space when Gemini spaceships rotate within the dome of a Baroque church. Through April 9. Details: (305) 375-1704.
Bass Museum of Art features "!Azucar! The Life and Music of Celia Cruz." Through April 16. 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 673-7530.
Art Talk features collective works from Malcolm Morley. Paintings of the New York artist, a former Floridian, showcase his career through 40 canvases. Through April 16. Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. $3-$5. Details: (305) 893-6211 or www.mocanomi.org.
Miami Art Museum presents art preview from Brazilian artist Vik Muniz, a compilation of photographs using non-art materials. Through May 28. 6-8 p.m. includes exhibition viewing, cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and live music. 101 W. Flagler St., Miami. Free for members. $10 others. Details: (305) 375-1704.
Lowe Art Museum previews Richard Jolley's "Sculptor of Glass from 1985 to Present." Through Feb. 18. 7 p.m. 1301 Stanford Dr., Coral Gables. Free for members, $10 others. Details: (305) 284-3535 or www.lowemuseum.org.
JAM at MAM
Miami Art Museum hosts a Brazilian theme happy hour with live music and art exhibitions. 5 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. Free for members; $5 others. Details: (305) 375-1704.
Florida International University presents director of New York City's Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), Glenn Lowry. Lowry will discuss the historical progress of modern art. 8 p.m. at Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum, SW 107th Ave., and 8th St. Tamiami. Details: (305) 348-2890.