Press Release

Sunday, October 2, 2011 - 10:52pm
OMCA COMMEMORATES DAYS OF THE DEAD WITH A SPECIAL EXHIBITION AND COMMUNITY DAY CELEBRATION

Ofrendas or altars by 14 artists and three community groups with personal stories related to Días de los Muertos are highlighted in the Oakland Museum of California's (OMCA) 17th annual Days of the Dead observance and exhibition, on view in the Museum's Gallery of California Art, October 14 through December 11, 2011. A special Days of the Dead Community Celebration with an opening ritual, music, dance, food, entertainment, gallery tours, and an arts and crafts market is planned for Sunday, October 23, from 12 to 4:30 p.m.

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