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Frida’s Huipil: Art Workshop with Andrea Arroyo at Hudson River Museum

Frida’s Huipil: Art Workshop with Andrea Arroyo

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Join award-winning, contemporary artist Andrea Arroyo in an open-ended, hands-on workshop inspired by Frida Kahlo’s art, life, and her relationship with artist Diego Rivera. Create a mixed-media work in the shape of a huipil, a traditional, loose-fitting blouse from Mexico, using cut paper, collage, fabric, ribbon, beads, and other adornments. Representations of the huipil can be seen in both The World of Frida and Frida Kahlo in Context. Arroyo, a self-described Mexican-New Yorker artist, produces public art, paintings, drawings, and site-specific installations examining social justice issues and the status of women in society.

Recommended for ages 13+. This program will be conducted in English and Spanish.

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About Hudson River Museum

511 Warburton Ave.

Yonkers, NY

914-963-4550

  • Standard hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 12-5pm
  • Wheelchair accessible: Yes
  • Stroller parking: No
  • Stroller check: Yes
  • Bring food: Yes
  • Buy food: Yes
  • Where is food allowed: Food allowed in designated spots
  • Changing tables in the women's room(s): Yes
  • Changing tables in the men's room(s): Yes
  • Changing tables in the unisex bathroom(s): No
  • Family bathroom: No

  • The Hudson River Museum is the largest cultural institution in Westchester County and a multidisciplinary complex that draws its identity from its site on the banks of the Hudson River. The Museum collections focus on 19th-century through contemporary American Art; Glenview, an 1876 house on the National Register of Historic Places; Hudson Riverama, an environmental teaching gallery; a state-of-the-art, 120-seat planetarium, and a 400-seat outdoor amphitheater with programs every weekend, special days for families and events throughout the year. 
  • Parking: Free
  • Nearest public transportation stop: Glenwood Station off Metro North Hudson Line; Shonnard Terrance on the 1 Buss
  • Play area: Indoor
  • Party room: Yes

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