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Capturing Kahlo: Paint & Punch sessions

Courtesy of Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
La Fuente
25 Nov 2022 to 3 Dec 2022
Fri 25 and Sat 26 Nov, Sat 3 Dec 6.30pm – 9.00pm
Gather your friends and create your own Frida-inspired still-life, guided by artist and tutor Abbey Lyman, while sipping on a free mezcal punch cocktail, accompanied by Mexican jazz beats!
Event type: 
Art, Craft, Public Program
Members $58.50, Non-members $65
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Cnr Wellesley and Kitchener Streets


Immerse yourself in the life of Frida Kahlo with a fun and social paint & festive punch night!

Pick out the date that best suits you and your friends and grab your free mezcal punch cocktail, be guided by artist and tutor Abbey Lyman, listen to Mexican jazz beats and create your own Frida-inspired still-life!

Programmed as part of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera: Art and Life in Modern Mexico, at this evening of creative fun you will encounter a specially prepared still-life installation to explore and paint. Learn more about Frida’s life as you discover each item in the installation and channel her painterly flair in your own creations.

Auckland’s top mezcal and wine shop, La Fuente, will be there to offer their premium selection of specially curated cocktails and drinks, as well as delicious, authentic Mexican snacks.

All materials are provided and you get to take home your own Frida-esque painting!

The art supplies for this event are proudly supported by Gordon Harris. Please note this event is R18


Abbey Lyman - AUT alumna Abbey Lyman is a tutor for our very popular Drop-in Drawing series. Abbey is an artist, observational drawing tutor and co-owner of independent art supplies store Pigment.

La Fuente  - A small but perfectly formed wine and mezcal bar and shop in Snickel Lane serving Mexican-inspired bar food and good times.

Written by

Auckland Art Gallery

8 Aug 2022