The Art World’s Grand Couple reunited after a very public divorce.
Frida forgave Diego and wanted him back. She flew to San Francisco from Mexico City to become Diego’s wife for the second time.
On Diego’s birthday, December 8th 1940, Frida and Diego were rejoined by a judge in SF City Hall.
Join Fiestas Fridas, Cine+Mas SF and The Mexican Museum as we celebrate a significant part of Latino, San Francisco and Art World History.
Tuesday December 8th. 9 to 5 pm, San Francisco City Hall, 1 Dr Carlton B Goodlett Place.
Purchase an official copy of the marriage certificate signed by Frida and Diego in 1940. It is printed on official City Paper (really colorful), embossed with the city’s raised seal and will be stamped December 8th 2015, exactly 75 years later. Ask for the Recorders office. Fiestas Fridas and the Mexican Museum will be on site to assist in filling out the paperwork. The city requires a $15 fee and Identification for Marriage license copy requests. 1 Marriage License coy for person. All ages welcome.
3 to 4pm City College of San Francisco, Diego Rivera Theater, 50 Phelan Avenue.
A docent led tour of the Pan American Unity Mural by Diego Rivera. This free tour is limited to 50 people. The first 50 people in line by 2:45 PM will get the tour. We apologize for the space limitations. All ages welcome. For more info on the mural: http://www.ccsf.edu/en/
Wednesday December 9th
8:00 to 11:00 PM The Café, 2369 Market St, SF.
Join us for a night of LIVE Salsa with Susanna y su Orquesta Adelante and DJ Chili D, 2 for 1 drink specials, $7 cover with a portion of the proceeds going to the San Francisco Frida Kahlo Festival in July and the Mexican Museum. 21 and up only.
Come to any of these events dressed as Frido, Frida or Diego and receive a complimentary Fiestas Fridas poster featuring artwork by Heather Calderon. Vendors will be on site featuring FRIDArte for your holiday shopping.