On January 25, 2019, artists and amateurs around the world will place depictions of Frida Kahlo out in public, or in places free and accessible to the public, to celebrate Night of 1,000 Fridas. In Washington D.C., there are several events happening in town starting. Here’s a rundown:
The Den at Politics and Prose
5015 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008
Contact: Aurie Hall
Opening Reception 1/25, 5:30pm
Art on display 1/25-1/29
Expect original art, a costume contest, extended happy hour, and fun photo opportunities. “Frida Sex Dreams” for sale upstairs.
Contact: Petworth Arts Collaborative
Events on 1/14, 1/17, 1/25
More info here.
1/17 – 6:30pm-8:30pm atTen Tigers Parlour ($10) Come create your own Frida Kahlo inspired painting! 8×10 Canvases, paints and brushes provided. Finished work will be displayed on 1/25.
1/21 – 6:30pm-8:30pm at Fias Fab Finds (FREE) Help make flowers for a Frida Kahlo window installation to be displayed on 1/25
1/25 – 6:30pm-9:30pm NIGHT OF 1,000 FRIDAS various locations- Taqueria del Barrio, Fias Fab Finds Upshur Street Books Petworth Citizen Slim’s Diner Ten Tigers Parlour,
Come check out the work by local artists and YOU!! Take part in placing the beautiful paper flowers on the Frida Kahlo window installations and checkout the Frida Kahlo live projections!
sPACYcLOUd Lounge DC
2309 18th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009
Contact: TMI Management Group
Original Frida-inspired art, body painting, music, and an opportunity to make your own Frida wine glass or cheese board ($30 for optional class).
Contact: Main Street Takoma
Art, recipes, and classes from local downtown businesses including
Artful Framing & Gallery
The Big Bad Woof
Busboys and Poets Takoma
EF Washington D.C.
Fair Day’s Play
Kittner Studios Bobbi Kittner Sam Kittner
Little Loft Takoma
Things from Egypt and Beyond
Takoma Wellness Center
– check back for more! and more.
1771-1795 Columbia Rd NW, Washington, DC 20009
Adam’s Morgan Neighborhood
Contact: Nancy Shia
1/23 – 6pm. Come make Frida art at The Line Hotel.
1/25-1/27 Artwork made by the community and local students hung in the park.
For events in other locations, click here.