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‘Frida Free Days’ at Ella Sharp Museum, March 6


JACKSON, MI: Ella Sharp Museum is offering free admission during Frida Free Days supported by the “I Love My Community Endowment Fund” a component fund of the Jackson Community Foundation. Enjoy free admission at Ella Sharp Museum on Saturday, March 6, 2021, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.


The featured exhibit, “Frida Kahlo’s Garden”, presented by Ella Sharp Museum in partnership with Jackson School of the Arts, transports visitors to Kahlo’s garden to experience her world of inspiration as she did.


Visitors will explore:


·         Iconic Photographs of the artist and her home and garden.

·         Reproductions of several of her paintings.

·         Information about native Mexican plants that were grown in her garden.

·         A dress from the Mexican state of Oaxaca where Kahlo sourced many of her dresses.

·         Examples of folk art collected by Kahlo and Rivera.

·         Mexican culture, including traditional festivities, food and drink, and agricultural practices.


Frida Kahlo’s Garden is on view until March 16 at Ella Sharp Museum. Learn more about the exhibit on its website: https://ellasharpmuseum.org/exhibits/frida-kahlos-garden/


Frida Kahlo’s Garden is adapted from the exhibition, FRIDA KAHLO: ART, GARDEN, LIFE, organized by guest curator Adriana Zavala at The New York Botanical Garden. It was made possible with major funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, Karen Katen Foundation, The LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust, MetLife Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, National Endowment for the Humanities, New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and Gillian and Robert Steel. It was adapted and toured for NEH on the Road by the Mid-America Arts Alliance.


Additional museum exhibits include Jackson & the Roaring 20sBarns: Preserving Agricultural Heritage, Jackson HistoryAndrews Gallery of Wildlife Art, and Never Enough Time. For information on exhibits please visit the Ella Sharp Museum website: https://ellasharpmuseum.org/exhibits/


Regular Gallery Hours: Wednesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sundays 12 – 5 p.m. *Wednesday – Saturday: Closed 12 pm to 12:30 pm for cleaning and sanitation.


About Ella Sharp Museum: The Ella Sharp Museum, a 501(c)(3), was founded in 1965 and offers programs, exhibits, and experiences preserving community history, advancing art appreciation, and connecting children with astronomy. It is located at 3225 Fourth Street, Jackson, MI. 


Additional information about Ella Sharp Museum is available at www.ellasharpmuseum.org.





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