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Centro Cultural Aztlan presents Dia de los Muertos: "Altares y Ofrendas" opening reception

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Centro Cultural Aztlan will present its 46th annual Día de los Muertos exhibition, "Altares y Ofrendas." The event illustrates the artistic, cultural, and religious facets of the popular pre-Columbian Mexican tradition where death is seen as a natural part of life and this reality is approached with humor a celebration of life. Photographs of the dearly departed grace altars as well as offerings of food, marigolds, incense, candles, and other traditional offerings.

At the opening reception, guests will be able to enjoy refreshments, Avenida de los Muertos arts and crafts mercadito, complimentary Pan de Muerto and Ponche de Frutas, music by Network for Young Artists, and the St. Anthony Catholic School Yellow Jacket Mariachi.

Altar artists include Henry De Leon, Nanette Freyre, Alicia Zavala Galván, Hector Garza, Xavier Garza, Josiah Hernandez, Diana Martinez, Stephanie Wilder, and students from St. Anthony Catholic School.

The exhibition will be on display through November 8.

Centro Cultural Aztlan will present its 46th annual Día de los Muertos exhibition, "Altares y Ofrendas." The event illustrates the artistic, cultural, and religious facets of the popular pre-Columbian Mexican tradition where death is seen as a natural part of life and this reality is approached with humor a celebration of life. Photographs of the dearly departed grace altars as well as offerings of food, marigolds, incense, candles, and other traditional offerings.

At the opening reception, guests will be able to enjoy refreshments, Avenida de los Muertos arts and crafts mercadito, complimentary Pan de Muerto and Ponche de Frutas, music by Network for Young Artists, and the St. Anthony Catholic School Yellow Jacket Mariachi.

Altar artists include Henry De Leon, Nanette Freyre, Alicia Zavala Galván, Hector Garza, Xavier Garza, Josiah Hernandez, Diana Martinez, Stephanie Wilder, and students from St. Anthony Catholic School.

The exhibition will be on display through November 8.

WHEN

WHERE

Centro Cultural Aztlan
1800 Fredericksburg Rd #103, San Antonio, TX 78201, USA
https://centroaztlan.org/dia-de-los-muertos/

TICKET INFO

Admission is free.

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