View artist William Carlson's glass wall sculptures exploring language and its varied manifestations in the "Aquila Non Capit Muscas" ("An Eagle Does Not Catch Flies") exhibit. Ends June 6. Lowe Art Museum at the University of Miami, 1301 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-3535 or www.lowemuseum.org.
At Miami Art Museum's newest exhibit, visitors can travel through four chromatic light installations by Venezuelan artist Carlos Cruz Diez, "experiencing" the spaces' colors through their interactions. "Carlos Cruz Diez: the Embodied Experience of Color" is to be on display through June 20. Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. $4-$8. Details: (305) 375-3000 or www.miamiartmuseum.org.
On loan from the Museo Toscana in Italy, "Instruments of Torture through the Ages," showcases almost 100 instruments for torture or execution. Includes examples of a spiked collar, guillotine, interrogation chair and more. Some pieces date to the 16th and 17th centuries. Miami Dade College's Freedom Tower, 600 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Ends August 29. $7-$15. Details: (305) 237-7700 or email@example.com or www.miamitorture.com.
Pieces on loan from the Office of President William J. Clinton are among the metal sculptures by Haitian artists Serge Jolimeau and Michée Ramil Remy on display in North Miami through May. The artists' works follow the tradition of Haitian metalwork using hammers and chisels to transform metal oil drums into designs depicting natural Caribbean elements. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. 1-9 p.m. Wednesday. Noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Ends May 30. Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. Details: (305) 893-6211 or www.mocanomi.org.
The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University hosts an opening reception for Crome Yellow, an exhibition of works by its fine arts students. In addition, Sound Image Sound performs a new show exploring sounds with video projections on the museum's exterior facade. 6 p.m. the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University, 10975 SW 17th St., Sweetwater. Free. Details: (305) 348-2890 or www.thefrost.fiu.edu.