Cleve Carney Museum of Art

Frida Kahlo: Timeless Exhibition

Works on loan from the Olmedo Museum

June 5 - Sept. 6, 2021

Show Details

In light of the impact of COVID-19, we have determined the health and safety of all communities must remain our top priority and have therefor decided to reschedule the upcoming Frida Kahlo 2020 exhibition to Jun. 5 – Sept. 6, 2021, retitled to Frida Kahlo: Timeless.

Although this was an incredibly difficult decision to make, we feel that this will give us the best opportunity to bring Frida’s artwork to the widest community possible, and to present her legacy in the celebratory spirit with which has always been intended. The decision was made in concert with our partners and stakeholders, and we are very fortunate to have their support both now and in the future.

Those who have purchased a ticket to Frida Kahlo 2020 do not need to take any action. The MAC Box Office team will automatically move those tickets to the equivalent date in 2021. A calendar of those new dates can be viewed at https://theccma.org/rescheduled. Ticketholders for whom the new date does not work or who have questions may email the box office at themac@cod.edu.


Photo Credit: Frida on White Bench.Photo by Nickolas Muray; © Nickolas Muray Photo Archives

The Cleve Carney Museum of Art and the McAninch Arts Center at the College of DuPage will host one of the largest private collections of original artwork by Frida Kahlo in a multifaceted exhibition entitled Frida Kahlo: Timeless. The exhibition, on view June 5 – September 6, 2021, is presented by Bank of America and will be the most comprehensive presentation of Kahlo’s work displayed in the Chicago area in over 40 years.

Frida Kahlo: Timeless includes:

  • 26 original works by Frida Kahlo, on loan from Museo Dolores Olmedo
  • Over 100 photographs from the artist’s life
  • Historical timeline
  • Poetry garden designed by Ball Horticultural Company
  • Children’s area

Frida Kahlo: Timeless Offers Two Types of Tickets:

Frida Kahlo: Timeless offers two types of tickets: Untimed Entry Tickets ($35) and Timed Tickets ($18).

  • With Untimed Entry Tickets, visitors select a date and have the flexibility of entering the exhibition at any time during that day’s regularly scheduled exhibition hours. Please note that the last entry time is 5p Mondays-Wednesdays and Fridays-Sundays, and 9p Thursdays.

  • With Timed Entry Tickets, visitors reserve a specific date and time for exhibition viewing. Your reservation time is for the main gallery with Frida Kahlo’s original artwork. In order to experience the Historical Timeline and Photo Exhibit before viewing the art, please arrive up to one hour prior to your reserved ticket time as exhibition hours allow.

Ticket prices reflected above exclude online and handling fees. Ticket quantities limited. Tickets are good for one-time entry only. Re-entry is not permitted.  Additional restrictions apply.


PROGRAMMING & EVENTS
Frida Kahlo: Timeless Executive Director:

Diana Martinez (Director of the McAninch Arts Center) martinezd59@cod.edu, 630-942-3007

EXHIBITION
CCMA Director and Curator of Frida Kahlo: Timeless:

Justin Witte, wittej259@cod.edu, 630-942-3206

Associate Curator:
Marcela Andrade Serment

Gallery Assistant:
Heidi Holmes, 630-942-2321

DEVELOPMENT & SPONSORSHIP
College of DuPage Foundation:
Karen Kuhn, Karen.kuhn@codfound.org, 630-942-2698

PRESS CONTACTS
Carol Fox and Associates
Alyssa Larkin, alyssal@carolfoxassociates.com, 773-969-5037
Ann Fink, annf@carolfoxassociates.com, 773-969-5042
Group Sales (10 or more tickets)
Kat Kazmierski, kazmierskik@cod.edu, 630-942-3026

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