MAZES
Through Sept. 14. More than 60 puzzling experiences that inspire endless hours of exploration and ingenuity. Visitors can run a marathon with their fingers on the Finger Mazes; become a “webmaster” by climbing through an intricate web of ropes in the Web Maze; get lost in a network of color in the Color Maze; and conquer puzzling perplexities in the Maze of Illusions. South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, 4801 Dreher Trail N., West Palm Beach. Call 561- 832-1988 or visit Sfsciencecenter.org. Cost is $14, $10.50 for ages 3 to 12, and $12.50 for age 62. SFSCA members can enjoy the exhibit for free.

THE TINKERTOY®: BUILD YOUR IMAGINATION™ EXHIBIT
Through Sept. 14. A creative play area, a welcome gallery and nine unique activity stations invite families to create their own inventions and work as collaborators in the exhibit’s hands-on environment. Miami Children's Museum, 980 MacArthur Causeway, Miami. Call 305-373-5437 or visit www.miamichildrensmuseum.org.

SCHOOL OF CREATIVE ARTS SHOWCASE
Through Sept. 28. A multimedia exhibit showcasing drawings, paintings, collage, mixed media and photographs by adult and youth students and instructors. 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, at the Delray Beach Center for the Arts / Crest Theatre Galleries. Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach. 561-243-7922 or DelrayArts.org. Free.

CONCURRENCE
Through Oct. 1. "Concurrence" features the work of two accomplished artists, Austin Ballard and Kathleen Thum, working in differing media and exploring varied concepts.  9 a.m.-3 p.m., Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Wednesday; 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday. Rosemary Duffy Larson Gallery, 3501 SW Davie Road Building 6, Davie.

AMERICAN SABOR: LATINOS IN U.S. POPULAR MUSIC
Through Oct. 26.  HistoryMiami, in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, presents “American Sabor,” exploring the profound influence of Latino artists and Latin music’s distinctive genres on American musical genres like jazz, R&B, rock and hip-hop, as well as how the Latino experience helped create new styles like salsa and reggaetón. The exhibit includes guided listening stations and a 15-foot dance floor outfitted with a working jukebox. A salsa competition for ages 13-17 is also planned with $10,000 prize money for the top competitors on Sept. 6. HistoryMiami, 101 West Flagler St., Miami. Exhibit open 10–5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission $8 adults, $7 seniors and students, $5 for ages 6–12. historymiami.org

WHEELS AND HEELS: THE BIG NOISE AROUND LITTLE TOYS
Through Oct. 26.  Comprehensive and entertaining look at the history and cultural impact of the enduring Barbie doll and Matchbox and Hot Wheels cars. At the Norton Museum of Art, 1451 S. Olive Ave., West Palm Beach. Call 561-832-5196, or visit www.norton.org.

Afterlife Tombs and Treasures of Ancient Egypt
Oct. 10-Apr. 18. Explore ancient Egyptian jewelry, painted reliefs, religious rituals, a sarcophagus, coffins and a painted model of the royal barge. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, 4801 Dreher Trail North, West Palm Beach. 561-832-1988 or sfsciencecenter.org

Astronomy Day: Stargazing into the Future
Oct. 9-11. Exhibit designed to celebrate the past, present and future of the planetarium. Times vary at The Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, 3280 S. Miami Ave., Miami. 305-646-4200 or miamisci.org

Kiss of the Oceans: The Meeting of the Atlantic and the Pacific
Oct. 14-Jan. 4. View artifacts, photographs and documents from the construction of the Panama Canal and participate in a children’s activity by making a reservation. $18 adults, $10 ages 13-17, $3 ages 6-12, free ages 6 and younger. 12-5 p.m. Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sat. Flagler Museum, 1 Whitehall Way P.O. Box 969, Palm Beach. 561-655-2833 or flagermuseum.us

Youth Art Competition & Exhibit
Oct. 1-10. View submitted works for free before the judging begins. 12 p.m. Broward Art Guild, 3280 NE 32nd St., Fort Lauderdale. 954-537-3370

Dora & Diego Let’s Explore!
Oct. 4-Jan. 11. Explore the exhibit based on Nickelodeon’s hit preschool series Dora the Explorer alongside characters Boots, Map, Backpack, Isa, Tico and Swiper. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Miami Children’s Museum, 980 Macarthur Causeway, Miami. 305-373-5437 or miamichildrensmuseum.org

Colorfest: A Celebration of the Art & Science of Color
Oct.11-Jan. 4. Hands-on, color-themed activities and educational games. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays. Young at Art Museum, 751 SW 121st Ave., Davie. 954-424-5018

ECHOS MYRON
Through Nov. 2. Art and music collide in this exhibit where musicians that make art will be shown side by side with artists who make music. The artists in this exhibition collectively reflect the Miami music scene from the early 1990s to present. Hollywood Art and Culture Center, 1650 Harrison St., Hollywood. 954-921-3274 or Artandculture.org

CLYDE BUTCHER – PRESERVING EDEN
Through Nov. 22.  Showcase of 36 new works by the “Ansel Adams of South Florida.” Coral Springs Museum of Art, 2855 Coral Springs Drive, Coral Springs. 954-340-5000 or Coralspringsmuseum.org

Traveling Exhibit: Sonic Sensation
Through Jan. Explore the anatomy and physics of sound, and learn about decibels, amplitude, frequency, pitch and sound waves for free. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. M-F, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Sugar Sand Park Community Center, 300 S. Military Trail, Boca Raton. 561-347-3900 or sugarsandpark.org

Black Holes: Space Warps and Time Twists
Through Jan. 5. Hands-on experience using computer-based investigations, models and technological tools. Museum of Discovery and Science, 401 SW Second St., Fort Lauderdale. 954-467-6637 or mods.org

JAPAN: KINGDOM OF CHARACTERS
Through Jan. 5. This exhibition will showcase the history of Japan’s affinity for and fame of its world-renowned and beloved characters, beginning in the 1950s with Astro Boy through to the 2000s with Pokémon and more. Young at Art Museum, 751 SW 121st Ave, Davie. 954-424-0085 or youngatartmuseum.org

ILLUSTRATING WORDS: THE WONDROUS FANTASY WORLD OF ROBERT L. FORBES, POET AND RONALD SEARLE, ARTIST
Now Through Summer 2015.  This exhibit, with more than 60 different works on display, seamlessly fuses the imaginative art of Ronald Searle with the colorful poetry of Robert L. Forbes. Guests will enjoy the innovation and wonders of this fun collaboration utilizing color, detail and spirited drawings. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4:45 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-12:45 p.m. The Mary Alice Fortin Children’s Art Gallery, The Society of the Four Arts, 2 Four Arts Plaza, Palm Beach. 561-655-7226 or fourarts.org.  Free.

 

VISIT ANYTIME

YOUNG AT ART MUSEUM
Children and teens can build a sense of identity through art, architecture, history and culture. 751 SW 121st Ave., Davie. Call 954-424-0085 or visit Youngatartmuseum.org.

SCHOOLHOUSE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM
The museum provides an interactive glimpse of life for early Florida Pioneers – before the days of computers, cell phones, televisions or even cars. 129 East Ocean Ave., Boynton Beach. Call 561-742-6780 or visit Schoolhousemuseum.org.

CHILDREN'S SCIENCE EXPLORIUM
The Explorium is a hands-on science center designed for children ages 5 to 12 offering educational and interactive exhibits, programs and camps that bring the physical sciences to life. Sugar Sand Park, 300 S. Military Trail, Boca Raton. 561-347-3913.

OLD DAVIE SCHOOL HISTORICAL MUSEUM
The museum is dedicated to collecting, preserving and interpreting the heritage, culture, and history of the Davie community and western Broward County. 6650 Griffin Road, Davie. Call 954-797-1044.

SOUTH FLORIDA RAILWAY MUSEUM
The museum offers a history of railroading and how it affected the population growth and industry boom from the 1940's to the 1960's in the South Florida area, with railroad artifacts and railroadiana. 1300 W. Hillsboro Blvd., Deerfield Beach. Visit Sfrm.org.

FROST MUSEUM OF SCIENCE
Daily, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science (formerly Miami Science Museum), 3280 S. Miami Ave., Miami. 305-646-4200 or miamisci.org. Dade County residents: Adults, $12.70; Seniors 62 and older, children 2-12 and students, $9.30; Nonresidents: Adults, $14.95; Seniors 62 and older, children 2-12 and students, $10.95; Members and children younger than 2, free.
Hurricanes exhibit: Climb inside the cockpit of a P-3 Hurricane Hunter airplane, construct a house and test its strength against a storm, and see remarkable film and artifacts from the most deadly storm to affect our community in recent history, Hurricane Andrew.
Moving Things exhibit: Explore 10 interactive exhibits and test your own brain vs. brawn in this fun, hands-on exhibition focused on how things move from place to place – sometimes easily – sometimes with great effort…. but always full of surprises.