Meet this museum dedicated to the life and work of the artist Frida Kahlo
Frida Kahlo is one of the most recognized Mexican artists, due to her surrealist and emblematic paintings in which she portrayed herself and the characters of her time. Although the Blue House, where he lived most of his life, is located in Coyoacán, Mexico City, you can Learn more about his work at the Frida Kahlo Museum in Playa del Carmen.
This is the perfect place to get to know the life and work of the talented and world-renowned Mexican painter. In addition, this space gives us a multimedia experience as it has touch screens, infographics, audios, etc., so touring it is a fascinating and enjoyable way to get into the life of the artist in addition to knowing her main works.
Who was Frida Kahlo?
Frida Kahlo was born in the year of 1907 and died in 1954, although she had a difficult life due to an illness in her childhood and an accident in her youth that would cause her to undergo countless surgeries. However, at the age of 32 his works began to be exhibited in Europe and he enjoyed the recognition of artists and intellectuals of his time. His work was not recognized in bulk until several years after his death.
All this history and more will be possible to know and understand through the 9 rooms that make up the museum, in which it can be found from a timeline of his early years in context with the historical events, facsimiles of the letters he wrote to the painter Diego Rivera, a look at his works through light boxes, some costumes such as those Frida dressed and varied forms that aim to connect us with the existence of this extraordinary woman.
Have fun and learn more about your life
The museum has a small shop for the acquisition of souvenirs and on the top floor is the restaurant where exquisite dishes that evoke the color of Frida Kahlo's brushstrokes are served.
Keep in mind that it may be more convenient ask for packages for tourists, as they may include transportation, entrance and breakfast, lunch or dinner as the case may be.
Schedule of Monday to Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.. Also ask for guided tours since each space has its own specialized guide. We recommend that you make your reservation by calling the following numbers 984 803 2920/984 980 0595.
It is located on the 5th avenue corner with Calle 8, Centro, Playa del Carmen. A great advantage is that it is only 5 minutes away from your stay.