Fall Exhibition Now Open
Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is an annual holiday with its roots in Mexico, which is celebrated throughout Latin America and around the world. It is traditionally a time set aside to remember and honor relatives who have died, and is seen as a joyful tribute to life and family.
The exhibit includes Dream of a Sunday Afternoon in Alameda Park, which consists of several striking oversized papier-mâché figurines between six and seven feet tall created by noted Mexican folk artist Don Miguel Linares, and also features the work of renowned Mexican clay artist Josefina Aguilar of Oaxaca.
Further your journey of discovery of Día de los Muertos with a music-filled journey to the land of the dead in the Omni Theater. Academy Award-winning Coco shows select dates this November with Coco in Spanish on Sunday, November 4.
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