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Fiestas Fridas – 2018 Frida Kahlo Festival

Here’s the last event for 2018 Frida Kahlo Festival:

[lecture] Frida Kahlo Herstory // SF


About festival:

July 6 – August 4 at Bay Area locations.

Celebrating Frida Kahlo and her love affair with San Francisco.

Below are 2 types of events; art exhibits and non-art exhibits.



1. These galleries have FRIDArte for viewing throughout July, some a little longer. Please check dates listed next to each venue.

*Sanchez Contemporary – 1951 Telegraph, Oakland
June 26th-July 6th 7am-6pm

*Alley Cat Books-3036 24th St. SF
July 1st-July 31st. 10am-9pm

*Wonderland SF – 1266 Valencia St. SF
July 6th-TBA Call for hours (415) 641-4600

*Puerto Alegre – 546 Valencia St. SF
July 10th to August 7th. 10am-11pm

*Evolved SF – 3067 24th St. SF
July 13th-September 13th, call for hours

*Mission Cultural Center, 2868 Mission, SF.
July 1st to 31st.

*Bedford Gallery, 1601 Civic Dr, Walnut Creek, California July 8th to September 16th



​July 1st – July 31st – SelFrida Challenge
Find all of the following selfie stations and snap a selfie. Tag and post your photo on Fiestas Fridas Facebook page with #fridaselfiechallenge to be entered to win the Frida package. https://www.facebook.com/events/2126024881000124/

​​July 6th – City College San Francisco 11 Frida Kahlo Way, 1 p.m. Celebrate Frida Kahlo’s 111th birthday. Gather at 11 Frida Kahlo Way (near Ocean Avenue) in front of City College of San Francisco’s Old Bookstore Annex. After cake, we will walk in procession with Frida Kahlo masks down the newly renamed Frida Kahlo Way (formerly Phelan Avenue) to the site of City College’s planned Performing Arts Education Center. Honoring the life of Rene Yanez. https://www.facebook.com/events/2130820270489007/

​July 6th – Sanchez Contemporary | 1951 Telegraph Ave, Oakland 5pm-8pm
Viva Frida, Viva la Vida! First Friday’s Closing event including vendors | Curated by Maria Sanchez.

July 7th – La Pena | 3105 Shattuck, Berkeley 12-5pm.
Come celebrate Frida Kahlo’s 111th birthday by supporting strong women artists & artisans at Frida’s Birthday Tianguis. There will be over 40 vendors selling handmade crafts, art, imported goods from Mexico, Guatemala and beyond, and delicious food stands! Event details are here!

​July 7th – Mission Cultural Center, 2868 Mission 4pm-7pm
Mercadito Frida | Art | Fun | Community. Celebrating Frida’s 111th birthday with cake, mezcal tastings, face painting, music, and more. Featuring local FRIDArte vendors, food by La Cocina Entrepreneurs. More to be announced.

​July 7th – Wonderland SF | 1266 Valencia St. SF CA | 6pm-10pm
“Santa Frida” art as part of a Santos art exhibit. Curated by Irene Hernandez-Feiks.

​July 8th – Bedford Gallery, 1601 Civic Dr, Walnut Creek, California | 2pm-5pm
¡Viva la Frida! Join us for a fun party to celebrate the opening of our summer exhibition THE WORLD OF FRIDA featuring original photos of Frida by Nikolas Murray. Watch designers hit the runway in our knockout Frida Fashion Show. All are welcome to participate in our Frida Lookalike Contest. We’ll also have an outdoor mercado with vendors selling unique items inspired by Frida. Everyone gets a free Frida button! Light refreshments provided. $10 via eventbrite.com. https://www.facebook.com/events/979849978840646/?active_tab=about


2nd week:

​July 10th | Puerto Alegre, 546 Valencia St. 3pm-5pm
The 9th year of Frida Art in this iconic San Francisco restaurant. Curated by Frankie Franco featuring several local artists. Come meet the artists, have some taquitos and a margarita or two.

​July 11th | Mission Cultural Center, 2868 Mission 7pm – 9pm
Cine con Cultura featuring movies about Frida Kahlo $7.

​July 13th – Evolved SF | 3067 24th Street 6pm-10pm
FriDia de los Muertos & Art Opening with local artists and DJ Rebecca playing the tunes. Celebrating Frida’s death day. Come dressed as a muerto and be a Kahlovera or get your face painted with us. Curated by Robert Melton.

July 14th, Frida Spoken Word Open Mic, Alley Cat Books, 3036 24th St SF 3pm-5pm
In conjunction with Spectrum Queer Media, starring the Legendary Collective, Queen Jazmine, Raggedy Andy and the Queer poets of Oakland. Open Mic sign-ups start at 3:30pm.

July 15th, Sunday Streets at Casa Bonampak, 1051 Valencia St SF 11am-4pm. FRIDA Look Alike CONTEST. Join us this Sunday for a celebration of Frida Kahlo’s 111th Birthday and ALL THINGS FRIDA. Well be out on the street & under the sunshine “FRI-DAFYING” you! Dress up as Frida or bring yourself & we will add a unibrow & flowers ($3-$5 donation for materials) so you can take a Frida selfie.


3rd week:

​July 18th | Mission Cultural Center, 2868 Mission 7pm – 9pm
Cine con Cultura featuring movies about Frida Kahlo $7.


4th week:

​July 25th | Mission Cultural Center, 2868 Mission 7pm – 9pm
Cine con Cultura featuring movies about Frida Kahlo $7.


5th week:

​August 4th, Frida Kahlo HERstory, Mission Cultural Center, 2868 Mission St SF

  • Doors open @2pm Spanish presentation 3pm-4:30pm | English Presentation 5pm- 6:30 pm
  • Discover the hidden meanings and secrets Frida made plain in her artwork. A multi-media presentation by Dra. Gloria Arjona as told through images, Frida’s art, video clips and live music. A must for any Fridaphile who wants to know ALL about her. $10.

[lecture] Frida Kahlo Herstory // SF

August 04 2018


Date: 08/04/2018
Time: 2:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Cost: $12
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CA 94134 United States

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