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Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico

Friday, December 13, 2013 at 10:00am to 4:30pm

Museum of Anthropology 1834 Wake Forest Road Winston-Salem, NC 27106

MOA’s annual exhibit includes new information with sections about the celebration’s history and its unique folk art. The centerpiece is a traditional Mexican ofrenda: a home altar with sugar skulls, colorful tissue paper cutouts, food and beverage offerings, marigolds, and photos of deceased relatives to honor the dead. A children’s ofrenda and a digital photo essay illustrating different aspects of the celebration are also on display. Text is in English and Spanish.

Admission is free.

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Visual Art, Arts & Entertainment, Holidays & Observances, Exhibit, Multicultural / International, Next Week at Wake


Museum of Anthropology, Administrative

Target Audience

Faculty, General Public, Parents/Guests, Staff, Students




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Sara Cromwell

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