Adriana Zavala on Creating Frida Kahlo’s Garden

Join Steamboat Creates and Adriana Zavala for a discussion on how Frida Kahlo’s Garden Exhibit came to be. Hosted by renowned artist, Wendy Kowynia, this hour-long conversation gives viewers a better understanding of Frida Kahlo’s home environment and the legacy her artwork has left behind. COMING JULY 2021

Adriana Zavala, PhD, is Associate Professor of History of Art and Architecture and Race, Colonialism and Diaspora studies at Tufts University. She is a scholar and teacher of modern Mexican and US Latinx art . She guest curated the show “Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life,” which opened at the New York Botanical Garden in 2015. It focused on the exquisite garden at Frida Kahlo’s home in Mexico City, the Casa Azul, and explores the gardens’ connection to her painting.

The Steamboat show, Frida Kahlo’s Garden, is a National Endowment of the Humanities Exhibit, Presented by Opera Steamboat, and Hosted at Steamboat Creates & Yampa Valley Botanic Park, in collaboration with Integrated Community and Bud Werner Memorial Library. It is adapted from the exhibition, Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life, organized by guest curator Adriana Zavala at the New York Botanical Garden.