GALLERY 438 exhibits A Piece of My Heart: An Exhibit of Words and Images about Love. At Seward Park High School. The student-curated exhibit features artwork, photos and writings. 350 Grand St. 917-562-8468. Jan. 8-March 1.
LANDSCAPES BY SHARON FRAZIER at the Synagogue for the Arts in Tribeca. Landscapes of Cuba, Brazil, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico and Spain. The above painting is entitled, Costa Rica. Opening reception Thurs., Jan 15, 6-8. Exhibition: Jan. 15-Feb. 22. 49 White St. 212-966-7141; www.synagogueforthearts.org
Apexart, 291 Church St., call for hours, 212-431-5270: Adaptations, group exhibtion curated by Craig Buckley, Jan. 7-Feb. 7.
The art institute of New york city Gallery, 11 Beach St., 212-625-6027: Eye, inaugural exhibition of student art, through Dec.
Asian american arts Center, 26 Bowery, 3rd fl., Mon.-Fri., 12:30-6:30 p.m., Thur., 12:30-7:30 p.m., 212-233-2154: Dream So Much 2, group exhibition, through Jan. 9.
Banning, 64 N. Moore St., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-966-4144: Paintings of the Kennedy Years, by PETER RUTA, through Jan. 10, 2004.
Beimodan tribeca, 39 North Moore St., 212-625-1828: New Asian Inspired designs & products, ope-ended.
Capeluto arts, 147 Reade St., Tue.-Sat., noon-6 p.m., 212-964-1340: Call for current exhibition information.
CHERYL PELAVIN FINE ARTS, INC., 13 Jay St., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-925-9424: Findings, hanging bead sculptures & works on paper by CHRIS COSTAN, through Jan. 10; Nature Conserved, work by JUDITH MILLER, Jan. 15-Feb. 21.
Dfn gallery, 176 Franklin St., Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m., 212-334-3400: People, Places, Things, group exhibition of paintings & drawings, through Feb. 7.
THE EDUCATIONAL ALLIANCE, 197 E. Broadway, Mon.-Thu., 10 a.m.-9 a.m., Fri.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 212-780-2300: Call for current exhibition information.
ETHAN COHEN FINE ARTS, 37 Walker St., Tue.-Fri., noon-6 p.m., Sat., 11 a.m.-4 p.m., 625-1250: Making China, contemporary Chinese art by 13 artists, curated by HUANG DU & BINGYI HUANG, call for closing date.
Fraunces Tavern Museum, 54 Pearl St., Mon.-Tue., Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Thu., 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 212-425-1778 : Frances Tavern: Forging a New Nation, exhibit tracing museum history, throug Dec. 31.
Fusionarts museum, 57 Stanton St., call for hours, 212-995-5290: Transfusion Too, a group show, through Mar. 7.
Gallery gen, 158 Franklin St., call for hours, 212-226-7717: Jizaiga, paintings & folding screens by YOSHAIKA YUKI, also showing other works in this debut exhibition at this new space, opens Jan. 8.
Gallery vietnam, 55 N. Moore St., daily, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., 212-431-8889: Colors of Time, work by DUYEN NGUYEN, through Jan.; Call for current exhibition information & directions.
Gas gigantic artspace, 59 Franklin St., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m., 212-226-6762: DTroit, group exhibition, through Jan. 31.
Kristen frederickson contemporary art, 149 Reade St., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-566-7787: Color Correct, new work by STACI STRAUSS & CRAIG MCCORD, Jan. 9-Feb. 7.
Latin collector, 153 Hudson St., Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat., noon-6 p.m., 212-334-7813: Biogeometries - Biogeometrias, various works by MARIA FERNANDA CARDOSO, through Jan. 23.
Leo koenig inc., 249 Centre St., call for hours, 212-334-9255: ...As Time Goes By, collaborative exhibition featuring numerous artists, through Jan. 3.
The lower east side tenement museum, LMCC, 91 Orchard St., call for hours, 212-431-0714: Points of Entry - Regarding the Mihrab, storefront installation; Permenant exhibitions about the tenement history on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, ongoing.
Lower manhattan cultural council, The Regent Wall St., 55 Wall St.: Local - Global, new paintings bu YI-CHEN, through Jan. 31; One Wall Street Court, 142 Pearl St., 2nd fl., Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 212-219-9401: In The Face of Others, group exhibition, Jan. 12-April 30.
Maiden lane exhibition space, 125 Maiden Lane, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.: SOL LEWITT, Maquettes 1979-2003, through Feb. 18; Matrix 5, ERWIN REDL, light installation, through Feb. 18.
Michael perez gallery, 11 Harrison St., call for hours, 212-966-7278: Call for current exhibition information.
Museum of american financial history, 28 Broadway, Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 212-908-4695: Pan Am & the Golden Age of Air Travel, a historical exhibition, through Dec. 30.
MUSEUM OF JEWISH HERITAGE, 36 Battery Place, Sun.-Wed., 10 a.m.-5:45 p.m., Thur. 10 a.m.- 8 p.m., Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 646-437-4200: Ours to Fight For: merican Jews in the Second World War, through Aug. 31, 2004., $5-$7.
Nancy hoffman gallery, 429 West Broadway, call for hours, 212-966-6676: MARK DEPMAN, photographs, through Jan. 21; LINDA MIEKO, new series work, through Jan. 21.
National museum of the amrican indian, One Bowling Green, call for hours, 212-514-3737: Call for information about current show & exhibitions.
New york city police museum, 100 Old Slip, call for hours, 212-480-3100: Numerous ongoing exhibtions related to our Police force.
Office of the manhattan borough president, 1 Centre St., 19th fl. South, Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., 212-669-4465: New York On My Mind, a group exhibition by the national league of American Pen Women, through Jan. 22.
The ritz carlton, Battery Park City, 24 hours, Seven Days, 212-206-6674: Art on the Plaza, instalation by Chinese artist ZHANG HUAN called Peace, presented by Creative Time, through April 2004.
SOHO PHOTO, 15 White St., Thur., 6-8 p.m., Fri.-Sun., 1-6 p.m., or by appointment, 212-226-8571: The View from Ruths House: Landscapes of Cape Ann, Massachusetts, photographs by PAUL S. STETZER, JR., through Jan. 3; BARRY SEIDMAN, photographs, through Jan. 3; SohoPhoto2004, annual juried members show, juries by BOB SHAMIS, Jan. 6-31.
SOUTH STREET SEAPORT MUSEUM, Walter Lord Gallery, 209 Water St., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 748-8600: Ongoing Exhibitions: All Available Boats: Harbor Voices & Images 9/11/01, Monarchs of the Sea: Celebrating the Ocean Liner Era, & Van Ryper: A World of Ships in Miniature, ; Mellville Gallery, 213 Water St., call for hours, 212-748-8735: Men at Sea, photographs by JEAN GAUMY, through Dec.; Schemerhorn Row Galleries, 12 Fulton St.: Captive Passage: The Transatlantic Slave Trade & the Making of the Americas, open ended, call for info.
Steven amadee, 41 N. Moore St., call for hours, 212-343-1696: Ethereal Landscapes, photography by Ken Wong, through Dec. 31.
Synagogue for the arts gallery, 49 White St., Mon., Wed.-Thu., 1-5 p.m., Tue., 1-7 p.m., or by appt., 212-966-7141: AMY CAPPELL, retrospective of paintings & prints, through Jan. 11.
A taste of art, 147 Duane St., call for hours, 212-964-5493: Night Moods, oil paintings by ELLEN BRADSHAW, through Jan. 19.
Trans, 95 Rivington St., Wed.-Sun., noon-7 p.m., 917-488-0185: Call for current exhibition information.
Tribute, 24 Broadway, call for hours & info., 212-952-1000: Last Call, sculpture by JACK DOWD, through Spring 2004.
Westbeth arts gallery, 155 Bank St., Tue.-Thu., 2-6 p.m., 212-989-4650: 2003 Holiday Show: Part II, Painting, Watercolor & Fine Art Prints, Jan. 10-