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Frida’s Roots: Frida Kahlo’s Cultural, Artistic and Botanical Influences

October 13, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - April 13, 2017 @ 7:30 pm

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Frida’s Roots: Frida Kahlo’s Cultural, Artistic and Botanical Influences

A Lecture Series Presented by Tucson Botanical Gardens and Pima Community College

All lectures will take place from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Tucson Botanical Gardens unless otherwise noted*

$10, $8 Garden Members

Series Sponsored by Salon Nouveau

Photo Credit: Frida With Idol, Photo by Nickolas Muray ©Nickolas Muray Photo Archives, courtesy Etherton Gallery

 

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Thursday, October 13

To Follow Nature in Her Walks: Botanical Inspiration in Art, Olivia Miller, Curator of Exhibitions and Education at The University of Arizona Museum of Art and current Ph.D. student in art history.  Click here for details and to purchase tickets…

 

Thursday, October 27

Fridas of Film: Women Directors in MexicoLiz Rangel Arriola, Ph.D. Dr. Arriola completed her Ph.D. at the University of Arizona in XX Century Latin American Literature with an emphasis on Women’s Cinema. She teaches Spanish Language at Pima Community College’s West Campus.  Click here for details and to purchase tickets…

 

Thursday, December 1

Kahlo’s Casa Azul,  Dan Chavez Photographer and freelance writer focusing on Mexican culture, art and architecture.  Click here for details and to purchase tickets…

 

Thursday, December 8

Understanding Mexican History through Frida Kahlo and Her Art, Michael Brescia, Ph.D., Curator of Ethnohistory in the Arizona State Museum at the University of Arizona and teaches for the Department of History where he offers classes on Mexican and Borderlands history.  Click here for details and to purchase tickets…

 

Thursday, January 12

Face to Face with Frida, Stevie Mack, Nationally known art education curriculum developer and tour guide.  Click here for details and to purchase tickets…

 

Thursday, January 26

The Evolution of Archetypes and Identity in the Corridos of the Borderlands, Dr. Dolores Duran-Cerda, Acting Provost at Pima Community College and was long-time faculty member in the World Languages Department. Dolores has her Ph.D. in Latin American literature from the University of Arizona.  Click here for details and to purchase tickets…

 

Friday, February 3

Frida Kahlo as Subject and Object in Contemporary ArtEdward J. Sullivan, Professor of art history at New York University. He specializes in modern and contemporary art of Latin America with a special emphasis on Mexico.  Click here for details and to purchase tickets…

*This lecture will take place at the Pima Community College District Office, 4905 E. Broadway, free admission

 

Thursday, February 9

The Popol Vuh: The Sacred Stories of the Maya,  Guadalupe Annette Cruikshank, Ph.D., Chair of World Language Department at Pima Community College Downtown Campus.  Click here for details and to purchase tickets…

 

Thursday, March 9

Frida: She Wore It Her WayGayle Castañeda, Creator of The Castañeda Museum of Ethnic Costume, Inc., exhibits and preserves folk and ethnic textiles, dolls, and masks.  Click here for details and to purchase tickets…

 

Thursday, March 23

Getting to Know FridaJulie Sasse, Ph. D., Chief Curator and Curator of Modern, Contemporary, and Latin American Art at the Tucson Museum of Art.  Click here for details and to purchase tickets…

 

Thursday, April 13

Frida Kahlo and the Revolutionary Art Crowd in Mexico, William H. Beezley, Ph. D., Internationally recognized scholar of Mexican history and culture, author and editor of over 25 books on Latin America, and Professor of history at the University of the University of Arizona.  Click here for details and to purchase tickets…

 

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Start:
October 13, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
End:
April 13 @ 7:30 pm
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