Free public tours of Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican Modernism
Thursday, October 31, 2:30 pm
Thursday, November 7, 2:30 pm
Thursday, November 14, 2:30 pm
Thursday, November 21, 2:30 pm
Meet a docent on Level B, outside the entrance to the exhibition. Arrive five minutes before tour time. Free tour; exhibition ticket required. For individuals and groups of five or fewer with no reserved tour. Availability is limited.
Bilingual Gallery Guides for Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican Modernism
Fridays, 6–8 pm
Saturdays, 2–4 pm
Sundays, 2–4 pm
Want to know more about an artist or object in the exhibition? Talk with a bilingual (Spanish- and English-speaking) gallery guide inside the exhibition.
Guided Group Tours
All 10:15 am or 11:15 am tour times are scheduled. Please select another time.
Adult Group Tours for Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican Modernism
Tours are $50 for each group of up to 10 participants. Schedule multiple docents for larger groups of up to 40 participants. Paid tickets are required. Recommended times are 12:15 pm, 1:15 pm, and 2:15 pm. Schedule adult tours online. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Student Group Tours for Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican Modernism
In anticipation of high attendance, we are NOT able to accommodate student and youth groups from January 4 through the close of the exhibition.
Free tour and admission for 10 to 40 students (K–college), if arranged at least four weeks in advance and confirmed in writing. For adult chaperons with school tours, free tour and admission for one adult per 10 students. Free for prearranged school groups (10 students or more) + one adult per 10 students. $18 for additional adults with the tour. Reserve at least four weeks in advance. To schedule a student tour, please use our tour request form.
The group leader must email the number of participants to Jen Coon six weeks before the tour date. Not doing so may result in the loss of the reservation so that others may be served.
All 10:15 am and 11:15 am tour times are full. Please select another time. If this is the only time you can come with your students, consider scheduling a virtual field trip of the exhibition.
Choose from two themes:
Frida, Diego, and Friends
Explore the world of Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and other Mexican artists working in the first half of the 20th century. Learn how these artists depicted each other and the cultures that influenced them through photography, painting, and drawing. Recommended for 3rd–8th graders.
Frida, Diego, and Mexican Identity(ies) in Art
How did Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and other Mexican artists influence modernist art of the early 20th century? See how artists reflected and promoted varied Mexican cultures through their work. Recommended for 6th–12th graders.
Youth Group Tours for Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican Modernism
Free guided tour with paid admission for groups of 10 to 40, if arranged at least four weeks in advance and confirmed in writing. Groups are responsible for the purchase of their tickets in advance of the tour. Youths age 7–18, $12 admission; adult chaperons of youth groups, $18 admission (members free). The service of the tour is provided at no cost. Schedule online.
For 10 to 40 youth, Tuesday through Friday
Self-Guided Group Visits
As we prioritize guided tours for student groups, self-guided reservations will be accommodated as gallery circumstances and ticket availability allow. Reservations may be made from 10 days to four weeks in advance. Schedule online. For more information call Jen Coon at (919) 664-6820.
Harness the power of technology to bring your students to the NCMA through a FREE, interactive virtual field trip. Students participate from the comfort of your classroom. Not sure if you have the technology you need? Let us know—we can help. We offer virtual tours for Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican Modernism, as well as other thematic options, for grades K–12. For details or to request a tour, visit NCMALearn or email email@example.com.