The Moorings Village & Spa launches Moorings Photography with the work of Munich-based fashion and journalism photographer Esad Cicic Thursday, April 21 at the beachfront property’s art gallery, 123 Beach Rd., Islamorada. Cicic’s series of images includes 13 different views of the ocean from the property and will be unveiled during Third Thursday ArtWalk of the Morada Way Arts & Cultural District. Every three to four months, the gallery will refresh the walls with new images highlighting the natural environment of the environmentally friendly South Seas-style resort. For more information, contact David Bocognano at email@example.com or visit themooringsvillage.com.
Longtime Miami Herald photographer, Al Diaz, curated Newsman: The Photojournalism of Tim Chapman for HistoryMiami, which is on view now through Aug. 14 at 101 W. Flagler St., Miami. The exhibit reflects on Chapman’s 40-year career through a collection of his work and mementos donated to the museum in 2013. For more information, call 305-375-1492 or visit www.historymiami.org.
NSU Art Museum’s current exhibition Bellissima: Italy and High Fashion 1945-1968 will be on view through June 19 due to its tremendous popularity. Presented by Bulgari, the show explores the post-World War II period that gave rise to Italian high fashion. With Rome, Milan and Venice as the backdrop, the viewer is transported to the environment of Emilio Schuberth, Sorelle Fontana, Germana Marucelli, Mila Schon, Valentino, Simonetta, Fendi, Emilio Pucci and others. NSU Art Museum is at One E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. Visit nsuartmuseum.org for more information.
ArtCenter/South Florida, 924 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach, is spotlighting New York-based artists João Enxuto and Erica Love in Beacons, a show building on their interest in how technology mediates the power dynamics between institutions and their audiences. The two artists are exploring how they (along with other creatives) can be beacons of urban change. The show is on view through June 19. For more information, call 305-674-8278 or visit artcentersf.org.
Michael Darling, James W. Alsdorf chief curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, will speak about art in the community for the second Locust Talks event of the year Thursday, April 21 at the Melin Building in the Miami Design District, 3930 NE Second Ave., Ste. #200, Miami. It’s free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. and Darling’s lecture will begin at 7 p.m. For more information, call Locust Projects at 305-576-8579 or visit locustprojects.org.
Norwegian artist Elisabeth Werp’s first exhibition in the U.S. will open with a special reception 7 p.m. Thursday, April 21 at Rostad Edwards Fine Art in Wynwood. Her debut features 15 oil paintings with dream-like imagery in Faraway Nearby, which will be on view to the public from Friday, April 22 to May 22. The gallery is at 97 NW 25th St., Miami. For more information, visit rostadedwards.com. To inquire about the private reception, email firstname.lastname@example.org.