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Frida, She Wore It Her Way

The Tucson Botanical Gardens is presently featuring an exhibit about Mexican artist Frida Kahlo,  which will continue until May 2017.  Please visit their website to view details about our program and all the other activities connected with this special event.  Our Museum director, Gayle Castañeda, will be presenting a program on Thursday, March 9, 2017,  at 6:00 p.m. at the Gardens.  Displaying types of indigenous garments Frida wore, Gayle will offer a history of the artist concerning her controversial use of indigenous clothing.  She will also accompany her program with paintings by local artist Lorna Newton.   Tucson Botanical Gardens website

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Fremont House Exhibit: June 2015 – April 2016

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The Castañeda Museum of Ethnic Costume, Tucson, Arizona, presents at the Sosa-Carrillo-Fremont House, an exhibit of material culture from two groups of Tucson residents, the Tohono O’odham and Yoeme (Yaqui). The Museum continues with the presentation of indigenous groups from throughout the state of Arizona, through the medium of dolls. The cultures of these peoples enrich us all!

The Sosa-Carrillo-Fremont House, a property of the Arizona Historical Society, is located at 151 South Granada Ave., downtown Tucson, Arizona. This historic adobe home was built in the 1870’s and is open to the public Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

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