By John Thomason
By Benjy Caplan
By Artburst Miami
By Carlos Suarez De Jesus
By Daniel Reskin
Jewish Museum of Florida: "From Persia to Miami: A Journey for Survival," artifacts, photos, and paintings depicting the movement of one Jewish family between Persia (Iran) and Turkmenistan, through April 11; Ongoing: "Mosaic: Jewish Life in Florida," a permanent exhibition about Jewish history in Florida. 301 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, 305-672-5044.
Miami Art Museum: "Museums for a New Millennium: Concepts, Projects, Buildings," drawings, photographs, and original models for 25 contemporary museums including the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Cincinnati's Contemporary Art Museum, and the Milwaukee Art Museum, through Jan. 18; "New Work: Jane Antoni and Paul Ramirez Jonas," two collaborative works, Mirror and Always New, Always Familiar are exhibited, through Jan. 18; "Between Art and Life: From Joseph Cornell to Gabriel Orozco," a look at art from the mid 20th Century to the present that is drawn from found objects, including work by Duchamp, Rauschenberg, Rosenquist, and others, through April 4. 101 W Flagler St, 305-375-3000.
Miami Museum of Science and Space Transit Planetarium: "Space: Thinking Outside the Sphere," contemporary works by 21 local artists including Cesar Trasobares, Matt Rush, Damian Sarno, and James Herring, Friday, Dec. 5, through Feb. 28; reception, 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5; "Hubble Space Telescope: New Views of the Universe," explore scientific discoveries about the next frontier; "Space Toys," intergalactic travel examined through toys and Hollywood, through Jan. 4. 3280 S Miami Ave, 305-646-4200.
Museum of Contemporary Art: "No More Lonely Nights," found objects and conversational snippets make up parts of this exhibit by William Cordova, through Feb. 8; "Inka Essenhigh: Recent Paintings," includes 16 recent paintings with rarely seen works on paper, through Feb. 15; "Richard Artschwager: Painting Then and Now," retrospective exhibit marks artist's 80th birthday, through Feb. 15. 770 NE 125th St, North Miami, 305-893-6211.
The Wolfsonian-FIU: "Weapons of Mass Dissemination: The Propaganda of War," posters, housewares, books, and more used to rally citizens toward victory in combat, through March 1; "Tokyo: The Imperial Capital," woodblock prints by Koizumi Kishio (1893-1945) that detail the transformation of the city into a modern capital, plus complementary photos and documents, through May 2; Ongoing: "Art and Design in the Modern Age: Selections from the Wolfsonian Collection," newly updated exhibition featuring Cuban graphic materials. 1001 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, 305-531-1001.