Finding Frida
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Finding Frida

Discover more about the events, associations, and influences that helped shape the career of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. In the art lab, join a collaborative game of exquisite corpse—a favorite of the artist’s and the Surrealists’—for which players add on to a developing story or picture.

Gallery Treasure Hunt

, 10 am–3 pm
Pick up an English/Spanish activity sheet at the lobby desks before taking a self-guided tour of galleries 1, 2, and 3.

Art-Making for the Entire Family: Exquisite Corpse,

10 am–3 pm
Join a collaborative game of exquisite corpse—a Frida Kahlo favorite—in which players add onto a developing story or picture.

Art-Making for the Entire Family: Reinvented Retablos

, 10 am–3 pm
Kahlo was inspired by retablos and ex-votos—small votive offerings that celebrate someone surviving a misfortune. Work beside artist Maria Cristina Tavera and make your own version of a retablo.

Kids Disco: World Dance Party, 10 am–3 pm

No matter how you translate it—discoteca, diszkó, discothèque, diskoteekki—a disco is universal for fun. Enjoy music from around the globe during this all-ages dance party.

Film: Surrealist Shorts

, 12 noon and 2 pm
Some of the paintings in the exhibition Frida Kahlo evoke dreamlike landscapes and images. See how filmmakers explore the same interests on the big screen in a series of surrealist shorts from the Walker’s collection.

Story Time: Frida Kahlo: The Artist Who Painted Herself by Margaret Frith

, 10:30 am and 2:30 pm
What questions would you ask the artist if she were alive today? Follow a young girl’s perspective
throughout this illuminating biography as she writes a report on Frida Kahlo.