Thursday, October 25, 2007

Closing week of Dia de los Muertos at Artspace: el Mercado on Sat, Oct 27, noon to 10 pm

Sugar and Flowers
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SRAC's Dia De Los Muertos exhibition will close at Artspace the day after Dia in Mexico. The actual day of Dia de los Muertos is All Souls Day, which is Fri, Nov 2.

This weekend the Fall Fiesta: El Mercado will be from noon to 10 p.m. It's on Sat, Oct 27. The event is free.

Artspace closing ceremonies will be Sat, Nov 3. Ofrendas-making will be led by artist in residence Mary Jane Garza, of Austin, Texas, says Stacie Leng. From 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Garza, known as Queen of Dia Culture, will offer a family-minded, free workshop: How to Make an Ofrenda.

The Artspace exhibition is free and open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

(318) 673-6500, SRAC
(318) 673-6535, Artspace

Please see an earlier, detailed post on el Mercado.

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