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Posted on: August 13, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Frida Fest 9/8/19 - College of DuPage


Sunday, September 8, 2019, 12-9 pm | FREE
Lakeside Pavilion - McAninch Arts Center
425 Fawell Blvd

Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

Join us for a free, outdoor, family-friendly fiesta to kick off a year-long celebration of the iconic Mexican artist Frida Kahlo and look ahead to Frida Kahlo 2020, an exhibition hosted by Cleve Carney Art Museum and McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage in summer 2020. This community-wide celebration will feature authentic Mexican food, music and art.


  • 12P | Park Opens – Lakeside Pavilion
    Food and drink for sale, authentic Mexican Food vendors, artisanal crafts, Posada exhibition opens
  • 1P – 3P | Games and Activities – Lakeside Pavilion
    Salsa Lessons, Frida Hair Styling by Namaste, Community Mural, Loteria and Cooking Demonstrations
  • 1P | Miss Mexican Heritage Contest – Belushi Performance Hall
  • 3P | Ballet Folklorico Quetzalcoatl – Lakeside Pavilion
  • 5p | Mariachi Monumental de México – Lakeside Pavilion
  • 7P | Artrageous! - Lakeside Pavilion
    Rock band meets street artist. Imagine an artist creating a masterpiece before your eyes in mere moments! With a palette that mixes captivating vocals, intricate choreography and exciting audience interaction, ARTRAGEOUS! takes you on a unique visual journey packed with wild inspiration, creativity and fun! Watch as they paint Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo right before your eyes, all as they are performing in concert!

The exhibition José Guadalupe Posada: Legendary Printmaker of Mexico will be on view at the Cleve Carney Art Gallery through Sept. 13, 2019. This exhibition organized by the Catalina Island Museum in association with the Posada Art Foundation, the largest collection of Posada’s artworks privately held in the United States.

 For more information, visit or call 630.942.4000.


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