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Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera: from the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection

Image: Frida Kahlo Diego on my mind (Self portrait as Tehuana) 1943 (detail), The Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection of Mexican Art © 2016 Banco de Mexico Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico DF

Sunday 26 June 2016, 5.15pm
Monday 27 June 2016, 10am

Location: Temporary exhibitions gallery
Free

Family workshop: Bags of colour BOOKED OUT

School holiday activity for children aged 5-8

Image: courtesy Trixi Symonds

Friday 8 July 2016, 10.30am

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Community access workshop: Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera

For adults with specific needs

Image: Juan Guzman Frida and Diego by mural 'The nightmare of war and the dream of peace’, the Palace of Fine Arts, Mexico 1952 (detail). Courtesy Throckmorton Fine Art, Inc

Wednesday 13 July 2016, 11am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free, bookings required

Frida’s flowers

Make Mexican paper blooms and fill the Gallery with colour

Image: Melissa Hernandez

Wednesdays 5.30-8.30pm
29 June - 13 July 2016

Duration 3 hours
Location: Entrance court
Free

An unconventional union: Frida and Diego through an artist’s eyes BOOKED OUT

Performance lectures by contemporary artists

Image: Frida and Diego kissing following their second wedding after signing their marriage certificate, San Francisco, 1940 (detail). Photographer unknown. Courtesy Throckmorton Fine Art, Inc

Wednesdays 7.15pm
29 June – 13 July 2016

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free, bookings required

Children's access workshop: Frida's flair and style

Artmaking for kids with specific needs, their families and carers

Image: Juan Guzman Frida with two birds c1940s (detail). Courtesy Throckmorton Fine Art, Inc

Thursday 14 July 2016, 11am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free, bookings required

Family workshop: Mexican fiesta BOOKED OUT

School holiday activity for children aged 5-8

Image: courtesy Michelle Lackenby

Friday 15 July 2016, 10.30am & 1.30pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Drop in and make: Feeling fruity

Free artmaking activity for families

Image: Frida Kahlo The bride who becomes frightened when she sees life opened 1943 (detail), The Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection of Mexican Art © 2016 Banco de Mexico Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico DF

Monday 11 – Friday 15 July 2016
Sunday 17 July 2016
11am – 4pm

Duration 5 hours
Location: Entrance court
Free

Refashioned upcycled jewellery workshop BOOKED OUT

With Pat Pillai

Image: courtesy Pat Pillai

Sunday 17 July 2016, 1pm

Duration 3 hours
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)
Charges apply

Teacher salon: Frida plus Archibald BOOKED OUT

Professional learning for primary and secondary teachers

Image: Frida Kahlo Diego on my mind (Self portrait as Tehuana) 1943 (detail), The Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection of Mexican Art © 2016 Banco de Mexico Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico DF

Wednesday 20 July 2016, 5pm

Duration 2 hours
Free, bookings required

Auslan presentation: Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera

For deaf and hearing-impaired visitors with Danni Wright

Image: Frida Kahlo Self-portrait with braid 1941 (detail), The Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection of Mexican Art © 2016 Banco de Mexico Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico DF

Sunday 31 July 2016, 1.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free

Audio-description presentation: Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera

For blind and vision-impaired visitors

Image: Frida and Diego with Fulang Chang, 1937 (detail). Photographer unknown. Courtesy Throckmorton Fine Art, Inc

Wednesday 6 July 2016, 2pm
Friday 12 August 2016, 11am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free, bookings required

Celebrity talks: Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera

The influence of Frida and Diego

Image: Florence Arquin Untitled (Frida Kahlo in Coyoacán, Mexico) early 1940s (detail). Courtesy Throckmorton Fine Art, Inc

Wednesdays 6.30pm
10-31 August 2016
10 August is Auslan interpreted

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court
Free

Live music: Victor Valdes

With his Mexican Mariachi Band

Image: Victor Valdes

Wednesdays 7.30pm
29 June - 13 July 2016
10-31 August 2016

Duration 1 hour
Location: Entrance court
Free

Twitter event: Ask A Curator Day

Go online for answers to your questions

Wednesday 14 September 2016, 10am - 2pm

Duration 4 hours

Spanish-language lecture: Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera

Conferencia en español: Frida Kahlo y Diego Rivera

Image: Diego Rivera Calla lily vendor 1943 (detail), The Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection of Mexican Art © 2016 Banco de Mexico Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico DF

Wednesday 28 September 2016, 5.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free

Curator’s lecture: Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera

Discover the stories behind the artworks

Image: Frida Kahlo The love embrace of the universe, the Earth (Mexico), Diego, me and Señor Xólotl 1949 (detail), The Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection of Mexican Art © 2016 Banco de Mexico Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico DF

Saturday 9 July 2016, 3pm
Saturday 1 October 2016, 11am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Free, bookings required

Frida Kahlo: the construction of self

A discussion on the self through art, philosophy, psychology and digital technology

Image: Frida Kahlo Diego on my mind (Self portrait as Tehuana) 1943 (detail), The Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection of Mexican Art © 2016 Banco de Mexico Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico DF

Saturday 1 October 2016, 2pm

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Domain Theatre
Charges apply

Introductory talk: Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera

A short overview of the exhibition

Image: Frida Kahlo Self-portrait with necklace 1933 (detail), The Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection of Mexican Art © 2016 Banco de Mexico Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico DF

Saturdays and Wednesdays
10.30am 25 June – 30 July 2016
2.30pm 3 August – 22 October 2016
(except 9, 13, 16, 20 July, 27 August)

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free