More than 20 ceramic sculptures and drawings of interspecies will be seen at the Manimals exhibition. The art pieces created by students and faculty members of Miami International University of Art & Design will be previewed today (11/2). 4-8 p.m. at 1501 Biscayne Blvd., Suite 100, Miami. Free.
Details: (305) 428-5700.
Paintings of Cuba
Casa Bacardi presents Ventanas en el Tiempo exhibition of works by artist Dominica Alcántara. Born in Santa Clara, Cuba, Mr. Alcantara's acrylic paintings mirror landscapes in Cuba. The exhibit is previewed today (11/2). 7-9 p.m. at 1531 Brescia Ave., Coral Gables. $5 donation.
Details: (305) 284-2822.
Portraits of children available for adoption will be featured at the Miami Children's Museum. Some of the children whose photos were shot by local photographers will be at the Waiting 2006 photo exhibition. The opening reception will be Saturday. 3 p.m. at 980 MacArthur Causeway, Watson Island.
Details: (305) 302-8239.
The Wolfsonian-Florida International University features more than 200 silver art pieces at the Modernism In American Silver: 20th-Century Design exhibition, which opens today (11/9). 6:30-8:30 p.m. at 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Free members and Miami Beach residents with identification; $5-$7 others.
Details: (305) 531-1001.
Various shapes and sizes of teakettles created by more than 60 artists from around the US is showcased in the Teapot: Form, Function and Metaphor exhibition at the University of Miami. Various times at College of Arts and Sciences Gallery, 1210 Stanford Dr., Coral Gables. A closing reception and the last teapot exhibition will take place Friday. Free.
Details: (305) 284-8485.
University of Miami presents the Auschwitz Album, a photograph exhibition. The exhibition will showcase about 40 photographs taken by Nazi officers and discovered by a Holocaust survivor. Tuesday. Exhibition through Nov. 25. College of Arts and Sciences Gallery, 1210 Stanford Dr., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 284-6882.
Actress and author Amy Sedaris will discuss her new book, "I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence." Sunday. 6 p.m. at Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables.
Details: (305) 442-4408.
Photographer Annie Leibovitz will discuss her book "A Photographer's Life" and her work in the past 15 years. Monday. 7:30 p.m. at Lincoln Theatre, 541 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach. $10.
Details: (305) 444-9044.
Sunday Jazz Brunch
SunTrust Sunday Jazz Brunch features music and free tours of the Broward Center of the Performing Arts. Sunday. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Riverwalk Arts and Entertainment District between Southwest Seventh and Andrews avenues, Fort Lauderdale. Free.
Details: (954) 776-1999.
SOFA Chicago hosts an opening reception for the 13th annual International Exposition of Sculpture Objects & Functional Art. Today (11/9). The event features works from galleries across the country. 7-10 p.m. at 4401 N. Ravenswood, Suite 301, Chicago. $50. The exhibition runs through Nov. 12.
Details: 1-800-563-7632 or www.sofaexpo.com.