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Virtual talks with textile experts, academicians, art historians, and culinary lessons to keep you connected to your favourite destinations. Most are free of charge.

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FRIDA and DIEGO - GOLDEN AGE OF MEXICAN PAINTING

The work, and colourful and turbulent lives of Frida Kahlo (1907-1954) and Diego Rivera (1886-1957) continue to capture the world's imagination. Frida's intimate self-portraits and Diego's panoramic murals define the cultural identity of twentieth-century Mexico and have given the pair international iconic status.

Thursday Dec 3, 2020 at 6pm EDT
Limited Space. Registration: USD 10

Speaker: Chloë Sayer is an author and curator, specialising in the art and culture of Latin America. She has curated ethnographic collections for the British Museum, V&A, and ROM, as well as worked on documentaries for BBC and Channel 4. Recipient of Mexican govt's Ohtli medal for long-standing commitment to Mexican culture, Chloë lectures all over the world and is one of E.Y.H.O.'s favourite trip leaders for our Mexico tours.

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FRIDA and TRADITIONAL MEXICAN DRESS

While Frida Kahlo is respected today as a great artist, she is also admired for her flamboyant and courageous dressing style. Her respect for indigenous cultures after the 1910 Revolution spawned a collection of vibrant rebozos, blouses, handwoven huipiles, and outré accessories that inspires designers and fashionistas the world over.

Thursday Dec 10, 2020 at 6pm EDT
Limited Space. Registration: USD 10
 

Speaker: Chloë Sayer is an author and curator, specialising in the art and culture of Latin America. She has curated ethnographic collections for the British Museum, V&A, and ROM, as well as worked on documentaries for BBC and Channel 4. Recipient of Mexican govt's Ohtli medal for long-standing commitment to Mexican culture, Chloë lectures all over the world and is one of E.Y.H.O.'s favourite trip leaders for our Mexico tours.

Past Events

Past Events

November 19, 2020

Geeta's Diwali Kitchen

Chef Geeta invites you into her kitchen to explore myths and traditions of Diwali while focusing on the food that brings us together. Cook along or just watch. FREE - Catch the recorded session here

Geeta Maini

About Geeta

November 2, 2020

Behind the Marble Veil

Royal intrigues, power grabs, and the real reason why the world's most beautiful building was built. A synthesis of the latest scholarship with northern India's "exposed zone" and the Mughals' Timurid connection

Dr Justin Jacobs

Oct 7, 2020

Vanishing Stepwells of India

India's least-known edifices are magnificent subterranean stepwells. Unique marvels of architecture, engineering, and art, they proliferated throughout the subcontinent for over a millennium. Watch here. 

Victoria Lautman

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