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Learn about Frida Kahlo and Mexican Folk Art
In conjunction with the MFA’s exhibit, “Frida Kahlo and Arte Popular, Rick Lopez, professor of History at Amherst College, will speak about Kahlo’s radical politics and folk art aesthetics, exploring “Fridamania” over time.
Images of and by Frida Kahlo are instantly recognized by international audiences, who link her to particular self-identities and political commitments. This talk places Kahlo within her historical moment and explores how and why she drew upon folk aesthetics and nationalist ideals to push the boundaries of art, gender, and politics. Trace how “Frida-mania” mounted during three historical moments—her funeral, the rise of Chicana feminism, and today—to consider the evolving meanings weView more
Tickets $28 for MFA members, $35 for nonmembers
Self Parking Options
Visitors to the MFA have three self-parking options: the Huntington Lot, the Fenway Lot, and the Museum Road Garage, all of which have entrances on Museum Road. The Huntington lot offers closer parking to the Huntington Avenue Entrance and the Fenway parking lot is more accessible to the State Street Corporation Fenway Entrance.
All parking facilities have handicap spaces.
Please take your parking ticket with you; all parking facilities are automated. Payment for parking may be made in the garage lobby, or by credit or debit card at the exit lanes of the lots. Scan your membership card to receive the discounted rate.
For additional information, please call the garage at 617-369-3657.