Frida Kahlo’s Mexican Garden Party in the Bronx

by Ellie Seymour

Have you made it to the Frida Kahlo exhibition – Art, Garden, Life – at The New York Botanical Garden, yet? If you haven’t, you’re in for such a treat, because on selected days, the summer exhibition transforms into an evening of Mexican-themed festivities for the perfect night out – Frida style.

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In case you didn’t know, the exhibition offers a rare glimpse into the wonderful life of Kahlo, featuring more than a dozen of her original paintings and works on paper as well as an amazing recreation of her famous Casa Azul garden and studio under the NY Botanical Garden’s glass conservatory.

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There’s a Casa Azul taco truck and a cantina serving up Kahlo’s very own recipes, live music from mariachi bands and talented Mexican musicians, performance art, dancing, presentations on the craftsmanship of tequila, live painting classes and pop-up shops selling all things Frida.

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You can also dress up if you want, for a chance to win the lookalike competition!

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You’ll find the dates of Frida’s party here and buy your tickets here!

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