The 14th Annual Community Celebration
for Días de Muertos
Sunday, October 21, 2007
12:00 noon –5:00 P.M. Museum Gardens
with ceremonia, music, dance, craft activities, demonstrations, food, and a mercado.
An event for the whole family!
Ensambles Ballet Folklorico de San Francisco, Orquesta La Moderna Tradición, Tamborazo El Herradero, Danza Cuauhtonal, Ixim-Tinamit, Balamcoatl,
with Rafael Jesús González, Luz Alvarez Martínez and Robé Canek (Roberto Vargas).
Participation in the Celebration is free. General admission to the museum galleries including Días de Muertos exhibition will be half-price all day.
Días de los Muertos Exhibition
Ancient Roots/Urban Journeys:
Expressions for Días de los Muertos
October 10 – December 2, 2007
This year’s 14th Annual Días de los Muertos reveals a journey between ancient and current expressions that connect people to an evolving cultural legacy that resonates to this day. The ofrendas, created by artists, schools and community groups, will range from traditional Oaxacan-style altars to urban ways of remembrance, including graffiti and lowrider culture.
The Oakland Museum of California is located at
1000 Oak at 10th Street, in Oakland,
one block from Lake Merritt BART.