Exhibits, lectures part of Frida Kahlo show
Programs associated with the Frida Kahlo exhibition are listed below; unless stated otherwise, all activities are free.
Family photographs in the atrium, noon-3 p.m. March 3 and April 7.
Super Sunday Family Funday: making portraits inspired by the art of Frida Kahlo, noon-3 p.m. today. Use nature print paper and objects to explore photography, noon-3 p.m. March 10.
Art Start: A reading of Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Feb. 20, followed by gallery games and artmaking. A reading of Me,
Frida, 10:30-11:30 a.m. March 20, with games and artmaking. Check in at the Visitors Desk.
Feed Your Mind Friday, noon March 8, University of Arkansas at Little Rock photography students will share insights on the work in the exhibition. Tours begin at the Visitors Desk.
Ashley Bowman, artistic director of Artifact Dance Project, will present “Art of Motion and Music: Movement and Frida,” discussing her quest to portray Kahlo through movement Feb. 21; reception at 5:30 p.m., lecture at 6. Lower Lobby Lecture Hall. Free for members, $10 for nonmembers.
DePaul Art Museum Director Julie Rodrigues Widholm will present “Frida Kahlo: Unbound,” examining Kahlo’s continued relevance to international artists who address the performance of gender, issues of national identity and other themes, March 14; 5:30 p.m. reception, lecture at 6, Lower Lobby Lecture Hall. Free for members, $10 for nonmembers
University of Utah associate librarian Lis Pankl presents “Materiality, Geography and Identity Construction in the Work and Life of Frida Kahlo,” discussing Kahlo’s influences from early 20th-century Mexico and the role they played in her artistic and celebrity personas, April 4; 5:30 p.m. reception, lecture at 6, Lower Lobby Lecture Hall. Free for members, $10 for nonmembers.