3 To Do: ‘Cuba’ exhibit opens, ‘Frida Kahlo and Her Garden,’ more

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Clyde Butcher sets up his view camera while in Baracoa, Cuba, in 2002, when he photographed the country for the United Nations Conference for the Sustainable Habitat of the Mountain.

1. Starts today: ‘Cuba: The Natural Beauty,’ photography by Clyde Butcher

The Marco Island Historical Society (MIHS) presents “Cuba: The Natural Beauty,” a photography exhibit by world-renowned photographer Clyde Butcher, at the Marco Island Historical Museum (MIHM) Jan. 24 to April 29.

The exhibit is free and open to the public. It is part of the 2023 ¡ARTE VIVA! festival, a celebration of Hispanic arts and culture on Florida’s Paradise Coast. For information, visit arte-viva.com.

The Marco Island Historical Museum is located at 180 S. Heathwood Drive. Open Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission is free.

For information, call 239.389.6447 or visit theMIHS.org.

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2. 'Frida Kahlo and Her Garden'

Naples Botanical Garden hosts a new exhibit titld 'Frida Kahlo and Her Garden,' which runs through Sept. 10 at the garden, 4820 Bayshore Drive, Naples.

It explores the influence of home and nature of the artist's work and recreates portions of La Casa Azul (the Blue House), her residence in Mexico City’s Coyoacán borough.

The garden is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m., with members allowed to enter at 8 a.m. Visit naplesgarden.org for tickets prices and more.

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3. On stage now: ‘Mud Row’

Toni Lachelle Pollitt as Frances and Lilian Oben as Elsie in Mud Row. (By Matthew Schipper)

The play by Detroit-born actress and playwright Dominique Morisseau delves into the love between sisters, a “riveting, humorous, and hopeful story.”

See it at various times through Jan. 29 at the Norris Center, 755 Eighth Ave. S. Cost: $45-$80.

Information: gulfshoreplayhouse.org or 239-261-7529.