Artist Alain Godon's works capturing the colorful essence of Miami and its people, monuments and architecture are showcased in "Architecture Collection Miami: Artwork Inspired by Premier Architectural Landmarks of Miami." Gallery hours 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Ends May 15. Markowicz Fine Art, One NE 40th St., Miami. Details: (786) 362-5546 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.markowiczfineart.com.
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden presents "Les Lalanne at Fairchild," the largest outdoor exhibition in the US of works by French sculptors Claude and François-Xavier Lalanne. Part of the garden's annual visual art program, the exhibition features more than 20 sculptures — including works never publicly displayed in the US — and a multi-piece work made of more than a dozen pieces. All will be displayed throughout the garden's 83 acres by Central Park's Frederick Law Olmsted group. Ends May 31. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables. $12-$25. Details: (305) 667-1651 or www.fairchildgarden.org.
The Wolfsonian-Florida International University presents "Art for All: British Posters for Transport." Organized by the Yale Center for British Art, the exhibit features posters created as part of an ambitious effort by the London Underground to encourage ridership on public transportation. The art helped create a civic identity in London. Ends Aug. 14. The Wolfsonian, 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Admission is free for members, State University System of Florida staff, students with ID and children under six. $3.50 for seniors, other students and children 6-12. $5 others. Details: (305) 531-1001 or www.wolfsonian.org.
New World School of the Arts College visual artist's works are displayed in "Bey[on]d Paper." Features a book made of cement and window screening, and works from experimental drawing classes incorporating video and three-dimensional elements. Ends May 20. New World Gallery, 25 NE Second St., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 237-3620 or http://nwsa.mdc.edu.
"ART BY NATURE"
Eco-art exhibition "Art By Nature" celebrates nature through sculptures and other works created by nine local artists. Kicks off May 6 as artist John May creates a sand sculpture incorporating dolphins, kelp and other sea scenes. Ends May 30. The Falls, 8888 SW 136th St., Kendall. Free. Details: (305) 255-4571 or www.simon.com.
Carol Jazzar presents Brooklyn artist Chris Fennell's Miami solo debut, "A Ringing in the Ears." His works incorporate mixed-media collages with paint and cut paper, characterized with overlapping circles and lines. 7-11 p.m. Ends June 12. Carol Jazzar Gallery, 158 NW 91st St. Details: (305) 490-6906 or www.cjazzart.com.
The University of Miami Lowe Art Museum holds a preview reception for the Annual Masters of Fine Arts Candidates Exhibition. 7 p.m. May 11. University of Miami Lowe Art Museum, 1301 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-3535 or www.lowemuseum.org.