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Dia de los Muertos Exhibit

- Off the Hook -

Benefits the National Ovarian Cancer Center (NOCC)

November 3 - 5, 2017

This contemplative, yet celebratory and colorful, exhibit features seven local artists and one guest artist from New Mexico.  It brings together the rituals of the Catholic feast day, All Souls Day, and those of the ancient Aztec and contemporary Hispanic cultures. In these rituals and traditions, the dearly departed are prayed for so they can move to the next stage of their spiritual journey, and be remembered and honored by loved ones.  This exhibit invites the viewer to consider personal loss; cultural and religious rituals and traditions; global social issues; and contemporary iconography and archetypes, like the very familiar calaveras (skulls), calacas (skeletons) and la Catrina (Lady of the Dead).

- Off the Hook -

See it, Buy it, Take it!

We invite you to celebrate with us and help us take down the exhibit in real time by finding a work of art that speaks to you, purchasing it and taking possession of it immediately!   Proceeds from this exhibit helps support our local artists and benefits the National Ovarian Cancer Center (NOCC). We look forward to your visit!

Please join us for the Special Events that will be held during this exhibit. Click here for more information on the events.

This exhibit is free and open to the public of all ages. For those still feeling the Halloween spirit, feel free to come in costume.

Exhibit Hours

Friday, November 3:          6pm - 10pm

Saturday, November 4:   11am -   6pm

Sunday, November 5:      11am -   6pm

Special Events

Nov. 3:   Opening Artists Reception     630pm -   10pm

   Nov. 3:    Movement Art Performance      9pm - 930pm   

  featuring Liv Schaffer

 

Participating Artists

Tim Armstrong, San Francisco, CA

Chris Byrne, Berkeley, CA

Melanie Gravois, Oakland, CA

Beso Kindesheli. Oakland, CA

Sandra Martinez-Regan, Danville, CA

Liv Schaffer, Oakland, CA

Elizabeth Schrey, Oakland, CA

Ann Strait, Carlsbad, NM