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New York Botanical Garden, The Bronx
FRIDA KAHLO: Art, Garden, Life
Visit the New York Botanical Garden for a guided tour of the blockbuster exhibition FRIDA KAHLO: Art, Garden, Life. The limited, siz-month show reimagines the artist’s fame garden and studio at Casa Azul, her home in Mexico City. More than a dozen paintings and works on paper on view in the library gallery illustrate how Kahlo’s work expresses the beauty of, and an appreciation for, the natural world.
Lunch is on your own. The Pine Tree Café and outdoor Cantina offer Mexican fare inspired by Kahlo’s own recipes, and the Casa Azul Taco Truck prepares made to order tacos. The Hudson Garden Grill, nestled in the Arboretum, is a full-service dining experience. Reservations are suggested; to reserve call (646) 627-7711.
After lunch, take a guided tram tour through some of the garden’s splendid 250 acres. The tour will offer views of much of the natural terrain, including dramatic outcroppings, a river, waterfall, and ponds. Stroll through the gardens to savor the beauty of late summer.
Tickets: $118, $108 members, includes transportation, admission, guided tour, tram tour, and gratuities.
Departs Manchester: 7:30 am
Departs West Hartford: 8 am
Departs New York City: 4:30 pm
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Curators Erin Monroe and Oliver Tostmann will discuss the ways in which Peter Blume’s interest in Italian art and culture impacted his work.
Free with museum admission; meet by the Museum Shop.
Image: Peter Blume, The Italian Straw Hat, 1952, Oil on paper on board, 22 1/4 x 30 3/8 in. Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT, The Schnakenberg Fund, 1955.32 Art © The Educational Alliance, Inc./Estate of Peter Blume/Licensed by VAGA, New York