Frida Festival 2020 – Viva Frida!

Frida Festival 2020

902 Hardy St, Houston, TX 77020
September 4-12 – see list of times below

Feliz 15 Frida!

The Frida Festival is entering its 15th year – our quinceañera – and originated in Houston.

Since 2005, Frida Festival has been produced by Houston artist Lizbeth Ortiz with Houston Institute for Culture (HIFC) joining in 2010. HIFC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit. This year the festival will be produced by HIFC Board members, volunteers and artists.

2020 Dates

Join us in celebrating the 15th Annual Frida Festival. We will have a popup show in the gallery, along with a curated exhibit inspired by Frida’s legacy.

Fri, Sept 4, 3-9 PM
Sat, Sept 5, 1-7 PM
Sun, Sept 6, 11 AM – 3 PM
Mon–Thurs, Sept 7-10, 1-7 PM
Fri, Sept 11, 3-9 PM
Sat, Sept 12, 1-7 PM

Due to Covid-19 we will have a limit of 15 guests every 30 minutes in the gallery. Please sign up for your visiting time slot via Eventbrite: – it is free to attend and you can visit as often as you’d like.

All guests must wear masks while visiting us – this is building policy. We will have hand sanitizer available and ask that everyone practice social distancing. Thank you for your understanding and support!

Call for Artists

Artists interested in participating in the show at Hardy & Nance Studios can submit their work here.

All work must be original creations of the artist submitting the application. No reproductions of original work by other artists or Frida Kahlo’s original pieces will be accepted. We are looking for original pieces that incorporate Frida’s legacy and or inspiration. All mediums are welcome, work must be reviewed and accepted by the curator. The last day to submit will be Sunday, August 30th. Drop off date and instructions will be emailed when accepted.

The Frida Festival is funded in part by the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance.