Accessible Art: Contemporary art gallery opens in Hallandale Beach, Miami Dade College Museum of Art + Design’s expansive permanent collection is on display, and William Glackens in Fort Lauderdale

New gallery in Hallandale Beach

Sirona Fine Art is the newest gallery to open in Hallandale Beach with a focus on contemporary representational art. Dorian Vallejo’s “Dream within a Dream” exhibition opens Saturday, March 1 with a special reception to celebrate his ethereal drawings and oil paintings. 6 – 9 p.m. RSVP required: info@sironafineart. 600 Silks Run, #1240, Hallandale Beach; or 954-454-9494. On view until March 27.

Laid-back art in the Grove

The 16th annual Gifford Lane Art Stroll is Sunday, March 2 from noon to 5 p.m. in Coconut Grove. More than 63 artists will show their work on fences, in front yards, on clothes lines and on branches of the trees that line Gifford Lane, between Oak and Day Ave at the 3200 block. Live music by Solar Dogs. Free admission, food and drinks. or

The Influencers at MDC

Prominent works from the Miami Dade College Museum of Art + Design’s expansive permanent collection are on display at the Freedom Tower (600 Biscayne Blvd., Miami) Wednesday through Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. until July 12. “The Influencers I” is part one of a two-part exhibition highlighting famous pieces by Benjamin West, Francisco Jose de Goya y Lucientes, Wassily Kandinsky, Henri Matisse, and Marc Chagall. Free. or 305-237-7700.

William Glackens in Fort Lauderdale

The NSU Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale recently unveiled “William Glackens,” the first comprehensive exhibition since 1966 of this key American artist. The show spans the artist’s career, with works from the mid-1890s to the late 1930s. Organized and presented in collaboration with the Parrish Art Museum and the Barnes Foundation, where it will also travel. 1 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; or 954-525-5500.