Ex­hibits, lec­tures part of Frida Kahlo show

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - - TRAVEL - — El­lis Widner

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.

LEC­TURES

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.

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