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'Frida Kahlo's Garden'

  • WHEN Ongoing from now until October 20, 2021[days & times]
  • WHERE Cannon Art Gallery, 1775 Dove Ln., Carlsbad, CA 92011
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  • AGES All ages
  • COST Free

From the gallery:
Carlsbad Cultural Arts Office is excited to announce that the William D. Cannon Art Gallery has been selected as one of only three California venues to host the traveling exhibition, Frida Kahlo’s Garden, exploring the life of one of the most significant artists of the twentieth century. From iconic photographs of the artist, her home, and garden to authentic memorabilia on loan by a Carlsbad private collector, this is more of an experience of Kahlo’s life, home and natural surroundings. The exhibition opens Sept. 1 and continues through Oct. 20 at the Cannon Art Gallery, located at 1775 Dove Lane.

An opening reception will be held at the gallery on Sept. 3 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Admission to the exhibit and reception is free.

“This exhibition focuses on Frida Kahlo’s relationship with her surroundings such as plants and fruits and animals and the inspiration behind her art,” says Karen McGuire, Curator of Exhibitions at the Cannon Art Gallery. “With installations, photography, historical references and wall panels describing Frida Kahlo’s home, culture and life, visitors to Frida Kahlo’s Garden will be transported to experience Kahlo’s world as she did.”

At a glance:
- Cannon Art Gallery is open Tuesday – Thursday noon – 7 p.m., Friday & Saturday noon – 5 p.m.
- Online reservations are available beginning Sept. 1
- Cannon Art Gallery guided tours available by appointment.
-Closing reception is Oct. 17 at 2 p.m.
This exhibition is made possible by NEH on the Road, a special initiative of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
For more details visit the Cannon Art Gallery webpage or view the brochure.

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending. Check local COVID-19 restrictions and updates.

Promotional image of Frida Kahlo courtesy of Cannon Art G...

Above: Promotional image of Frida Kahlo courtesy of Cannon Art Gallery.

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