Thursday, October 11, 2018

Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead);; Crystal Quintero, Xochitl (eds.), Wisdom Quarterly

Spanish culture invaded Mexico
Ontario, California – On exhibit from today October 11, 2018 to Saturday, November 10, 2018, the Ontario Museum of History & Art presents its annual Día de los Muertos ("Day of the Dead") exhibit.

The museum has been honoring Day of the Dead traditions with large-scale exhibitions and events for two decades. Día de los Muertos: Everyday Heroes showcases vibrant pieces of art honoring the deceased.

To live and love Life, one must not fear Death.
Día de los Muertos emphasizes remembrance of past lives and a celebration of the continuity of life. It is a tradition with roots extending to Mexico's oldest pre-Columbus civilizations.

Explore Día de los Muertos through the artwork of local artists at this annual exhibit showcasing contemporary work in painting, sculpture, mixed media, photography, ofrendas ("offerings," altars), and the participants from a citywide ornament contest. Admission is FREE. For more information, call (909) 395-2510. (NOTE: Museum is closed on Nov. 11).

The increasingly popular Día de los Muertos holiday is a vibrant celebration of life and loved ones celebrated on November 1st and 2nd each year. It is a long standing cultural celebration in Latin America with strong ties to indigenous Mexican culture. More

  • FREE: Remember Me Artist Reception
  • Saturday, 1:00-3:00 PM, Oct. 13th, 2018
  • Ontario Museum of History & Art
  • 225 South Euclid Ave., Ontario, CA 91762

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