Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera are, respectively, two of the most influential artists of our time. Together, they rule the Mexican art scene — constantly using their life experiences to create poignant masterpieces. Since Mexican Geniuses: A Frida & Diego Immersive Experience opened, we’ve been enthralled by the couple’s art, brought to life using incredible technology and imagery. Here are 5 reasons why you should save your spot to the experience while you still can!
Step into the Mexican Geniuses’ world in D.C.
1. It’s a stunning experience where art and technology mesh together in unexpected ways
If you’ve ever wanted to step into Frida’s “The Two Fridas,” “Self Portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird” or even Diego’s “Night of the Rich,” now’s your chance to do so! ‘Mexican Geniuses: A Frida & Diego Immersive Experience’ transports you into the mind of the two artists by featuring their works through a breathtaking 360-degree spectacle that brings each painting’s story to life. State of the art technology highlights every brushstroke and detail of the couple’s paintings, bringing you closer than you’ve ever been to Frida and Diego’s masterpieces.
2. The interactive art segment will awaken the artist inside you!
‘Mexican Geniuses’ is an amazing family-friendly experience to try out in D.C., since it brings out everyone’s inner artist. While you’ll learn about Frida and Diego’s history, you’ll get to transcribe your findings on paper by practicing your art skills. Little ones can participate in this activity and feature their art piece on the collective wall of the exhibition. That way, there will always be a piece of you at ‘Mexican Geniuses’!
3. You’ll head on an ultra-realistic journey to Mexico, right here in D.C.
Ever wanted to travel to Mexico without the price of a plane ticket? Mexican Geniuses’ jaw-dropping VR experience brings you closer to Frida and Diego’s world by transporting you to their homeland! Celebrate Dia de Los Muertos as the couple’s paintings take on unexpected shapes, and witness what it’s like to be in the artists’ minds. People who’ve already attended the exhibit have raved about its VR section, finding it a key part of their experience.
4. It’s the first exhibit of its kind in the U.S.
After an acclaimed run in Europe, Mexican Geniuses: A Frida & Diego Immersive Experience is arriving in D.C. for the first time! The exhibition is unparalleled, bringing over 300 realistic projections to life and never-before-seen recreations of Frida’s corset and wheelchair. It’s an experience unlike any other that you do not want to miss, as it is the first time users can see Frida & Diego’s artworks interactively.
5. It’s the perfect back to school experience
Summer is saying goodbye, but that doesn’t mean the fun should stop! ‘Mexican Geniuses’ merges hilarious activities with educational facts for the whole family, making it the ideal back to school experience. You’ll get to learn about talented artists, create your own drawings, and make the memories of a lifetime at the photo-ops sprinkled throughout the experience. If you’re looking for some family fun this fall, ‘Mexican Geniuses’ is definitely in the cards.