Free First Saturday
Part of Frida Kahlo
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.