The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit features a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende and a new section discussing the commercialization of the holiday. It also includes information on the celebration’s history and its unique skeleton-themed folk art. The exhibit presents text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.
Friday, December 8, 2017 at 10:00am to 4:30pm
Museum of Anthropology
1834 Wake Forest Road Winston-Salem, NC 27106