The Maude Kerns Art Center celebrates the 23rd annual Día de los Muertos Exhibit with artwork, altars, traditional dancing, music, and refreshments at the Opening Reception Fiesta on Friday, October 14, from 6 – 9 pm. The 2016 exhibit features the work of 33 artists from four states and includes mixed media, paintings, sculpture, and photography inspired by this Mexican holiday.
This year, the Art Center features eight altars created by individuals and groups in the community, including an altar by youth members of Amigos Multicultural Services Center, Juventud FACETA, longtime participants in the Día de los Muertos Exhibit.
Join us at the Opening Reception Fiesta on Friday, October 14, from 6 – 9 pm. The Fiesta features a performance of Mexican regional dances by Ballet Folklórico Alma de México, a group of young dancers directed by Monica Olvera.
Another highlight of the Art Center’s annual exhibit is the Day of the Dead Gift Shop, which is stocked with authentic art objects collected from Mexican artists by Suzanne Algara of Buganvilla Imports.