The vibrant culture and style of Frida Kahlo’s Mexico come to life at the Garden, highlighting the influences behind the artist’s famed work through dance, music, food, and film. Delight in the spirit of the exhibition during festivities and events that recall the inspired life lived by this beloved artist.
Thanks to all who visited during our FRIDA KAHLO exhibition in 2015! While the show has concluded, you can still enjoy it through our FRIDA KAHLO Mobile Guide.
Frida-inspired activities continue in fall! Experience the delights of the season with hands-on activities and harvest-themed displays featuring perennial favorites such as pumpkins and gourds of all sizes, shapes, and colors, as well as corn stalks and hay bales artfully arranged throughout the landscape in the Adventure Garden.
Back by popular demand, this family-friendly wildlife demonstration brings you face-to-face with different bats such as the endangered Rodrigues bat and the Malayan flying fox. Learn about the important role bats play in pollination, especially for the Agave plants of Mexico. Pick up easy practices to help make your backyard a refuge for these important mammals.
Rob Mies, conservation biologist, bat expert, author, and executive director of the Organization for Bat Conservation, shares information concerning the benefits of bats, the need for their conservation, and what can be done to help these unique mammals. He invites everyone to step into the mysterious world of bats and explore their benefits, habitats, and nocturnal strategies. batconservation.org
The whole family can enjoy the Frida experience on a night out at the Garden! Capture a photo with larger-than life skeletons that celebrate Día de los Muertos. Grab a Con Edison flashlight as you travel along the Whole Foods Market® Trick-or-Treat Trail after dark. Listen for critters of the night or sit in on a spooky ghost story. For those who dare, see the giant pumpkin displays illuminated in the darkness and journey along the meandering Mitsubishi Wild Wetland Trail.
Adults and kids of all ages: Non-Member $20 / Member $15
Advance tickets recommended
Hands-on activities in the Edible Academy’s Ruth Rea Howell Family Garden bring together children and their families to experience the colors, textures, smells, and tastes of Frida Kahlo’s Mexican kitchen. Cooking demonstrations feature recipes inspired by those Frida served to family and friends, using nutritious, garden-based ingredients. Visitors can explore and tend to the plant staples of Mexican cuisine growing throughout the Family Garden: beans, tomatoes, peppers, chiles, herbs, and more!
Enjoy a relaxing seven-night beach retreat with your family (two adults, two children aged 15 years and under) at either Club Med Cancun Yucatan or Club Med Ixtapa Pacific. Round trip airfare, meals and beverages, and select activities included.
Promotional support provided by and
Take part in a number of events and activities during the evening, and enjoy live entertainment, food, and more.
Hands-on activities in the Edible Academy's Ruth Rea Howell Family Garden bring together children and their families to experience the colors, textures, smells, and tastes of Frida Kahlo's Mexican kitchen. Cooking demonstrations feature recipes inspired by those Frida served to family and friends, using nutritious, garden-based ingredients. Visitors can explore and tend to the plant staples of Mexican cuisine growing throughout the Family Garden: beans, tomatoes, peppers, chiles, herbs, and more!
Find your favorite recipes below, and check back throughout the run of FRIDA KAHLO: Art, Garden, Life for new and delicious suggestions!