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Día de los Muertos / Day of the Dead Celebration

This popular annual event is filled with music, poetry, art, dialogue and a traditional ofrenda is constructed to celebrate the holiday. - See more at: http://jsma.uoregon.edu/events/d%C3%ADa-de-los-muertos-celebration-2#sth...
This popular annual event is filled with music, poetry, art, dialogue and a traditional ofrenda is constructed to celebrate the holiday. - See more at: http://jsma.uoregon.edu/events/d%C3%ADa-de-los-muertos-celebration-2#sth...

October 29 & 30 and November 1 & 2
6 - 9 p.m.
FREE

This popular annual event is filled with music, poetry, art, dialogue and a traditional ofrenda is constructed to celebrate the holiday. - See more at: http://jsma.uoregon.edu/events/d%C3%ADa-de-los-muertos-celebration-2#sth...

This popular annual event is filled with music, poetry, art, dialogue and a traditional ofrenda is constructed to celebrate the holiday. The event is co-sponsored by Oak Hill School in conjunction with the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, MEChA de UO, Adelante Sí, el Instituto de Cultura de Guanajuato, el Instituto Estatal de Migrante Guanajuatense y sus familias,  CBT Nuggets, and Latin American Studies Program.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29
6 – 6:45 p.m.
Artist Catalina Delgado Trunk talks about the inspiration behind her papel picado works. Seating is limited.

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Art making activities with alebrije artist Raymundo Gonzalez Nieto. Space is limited—sign up at the door for one of two 45-minute sessions, offered at 6:30 and 7:30. Each session can accommodate up to 30 participants.

7 – 8:30 p.m.
Mariana Estefania Gomez Gomez and Primo Lara perform traditional Mexican dances alongside musical acts Las Palomitas Serranas and Grupo P’urhembeLas Palomitas Serranas is an all-female group specializing in music from La Huasteca, an area along the Gulf of Mexico. Artists Flor Ilithya Reyes Flores, María Tulia González Oviedo, and Mónica Chico Avelino will play traditional music from the region. Grupo P’urhembe is based in Michoacán, a region on Mexico’s Pacific coast. The group—which utilizes traditional Mexican instruments like the requinto—is comprised of Francisco Bautista Ramírez, Andrea Bautista Rangel, Francisco Bautista Rangel, Fernando Franco Soto, Marco Antonio Bautista Rangel, and Rosalba Rangel Tovar-Pireri.  Seating is limited.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30

6 – 6:45 p.m.
Artist Raymundo Gonzalez Nieto talks about the inspiration behind his alebrije works. Seating is limited.

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Art making activities with papel picado artist Catalina Delgado Trunk. Space is limited—sign up at the door for one of two 45-minute sessions, offered at 6:30 and 7:30. Each session can accommodate up to 30 participants.

7 – 8:30 p.m.
Mariana Estefania Gomez Gomez and Primo Lara perform traditional Mexican dances alongside musical acts Las Palomitas Serranas and Grupo P’urhembeLas Palomitas Serranas is an all-female group specializing in music from La Huasteca, an area along the Gulf of Mexico. Artists Flor Ilithya Reyes Flores, María Tulia González Oviedo, and Mónica Chico Avelino will play traditional music from the region. Grupo P’urhembe is based in Michoacán, a region on Mexico’s Pacific coast. The group—which utilizes traditional Mexican instruments like the requinto—is comprised of Francisco Bautista Ramírez, Andrea Bautista Rangel, Francisco Bautista Rangel, Fernando Franco Soto, Marco Antonio Bautista Rangel, and Rosalba Rangel Tovar-Pireri.  Seating is limited.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 1

6 – 6:45 p.m.
Tour two exhibitions by Latin American artists: Voces de Mis Antepasados / Voices of My Ancestors: The Papercuts of Catalina Delgado Trunk and Enrique Chagoya: Adventures of Modernist Cannibals. Tours available in English and Spanish.

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Art making activities with alebrije artist Raymundo Gonzalez Nieto. Space is limited—sign up at the door for one of two 45-minute sessions, offered at 6:30 and 7:30. Each session can accommodate up to 30 participants.

7 – 8:30 p.m.
Mariana Estefania Gomez Gomez and Primo Lara perform traditional Mexican dances alongside musical acts Las Palomitas Serranas and Grupo P’urhembeLas Palomitas Serranas is an all-female group specializing in music from La Huasteca, an area along the Gulf of Mexico. Artists Flor Ilithya Reyes Flores, María Tulia González Oviedo, and Mónica Chico Avelino will play traditional music from the region. Grupo P’urhembe is based in Michoacán, a region on Mexico’s Pacific coast. The group—which utilizes traditional Mexican instruments like the requinto—is comprised of Francisco Bautista Ramírez, Andrea Bautista Rangel, Francisco Bautista Rangel, Fernando Franco Soto, Marco Antonio Bautista Rangel, and Rosalba Rangel Tovar-Pireri.  Seating is limited.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 2

6 – 6:45 p.m.
Tour two exhibitions by Latin American artists: Voces de Mis Antepasados / Voices of My Ancestors: The Papercuts of Catalina Delgado Trunk and Enrique Chagoya: Adventures of Modernist Cannibals. Tours available in English and Spanish.

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Art making activities with alebrije artist Raymundo Gonzalez Nieto. Space is limited—sign up at the door for one of two 45-minute sessions, offered at 6:30 and 7:30. Each session can accommodate up to 30 participants.

7 – 8:30 p.m.
Mariana Estefania Gomez Gomez and Primo Lara perform traditional Mexican dances alongside musical acts Las Palomitas Serranas and Grupo P’urhembeLas Palomitas Serranas is an all-female group specializing in music from La Huasteca, an area along the Gulf of Mexico. Artists Flor Ilithya Reyes Flores, María Tulia González Oviedo, and Mónica Chico Avelino will play traditional music from the region. Grupo P’urhembe is based in Michoacán, a region on Mexico’s Pacific coast. The group—which utilizes traditional Mexican instruments like the requinto—is comprised of Francisco Bautista Ramírez, Andrea Bautista Rangel, Francisco Bautista Rangel, Fernando Franco Soto, Marco Antonio Bautista Rangel, and Rosalba Rangel Tovar-Pireri.  Seating is limited.