Día de los Muertos @ Seattle Art Museum
|2012 piece, photo by Catherine Anstett|
Reception on Friday, November 1st, 6–8 pm
Tapete on view Oct 30–Nov 10, 2013
Seattle Art Museum Downtown
1st Avenue & Union Street, Seattle, WA 98101
Seattle Art Museum is excited to welcome back our 18th annual celebration of Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) at SAM Downtown. View the installation featuring a monumental sculptural piece and tapete, or sand painting, inspired by the Oaxacan traditions of honoring their dead. Join us for a community reception with 20-piece brass band, Banda Gozona, performances and food on Friday, November 1. The reception is FREE and open to the public.
El Museo de Arte de Seattle (Seattle Art Museum) se complace dar la bienvenida a nuestra 15ª celebración anual del Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) en SAM Downtown. Visite la instaulacion de un tapete, o pintura de arena, inspirado por las tradiciones de Oaxaca para honrar a sus difuntos. Acompáñenos en una recepción comunitaria, con La Banda Gozona y comida, el viernes 1 de noviembre. La recepción es GRATUITA y abierta al público.
This annual tradition of creating temporal works is inspired by sand paintings made in the public squares for Day of the Dead celebrations in Oaxaca, Mexico. The scale of these works is amazing. They use dump trucks to bring in the sand!
|Model of proposed sand painting for Tacoma Art |
Museum 2013 Day of the Dead celebration
Día de los Muertos @ Tacoma Art Museum
|2008 Tacoma Art Museum sand painting|
Free Community Festival, November 3rd, 10-4PM
Tapete on view Oct 20–Nov 3rd
Tacoma Art Museum
1701 Pacific Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98402
For the ninth consecutive year, join thousands of your friends and neighbors at Tacoma Art Museum to celebrate Day of the Dead and honor the cycle of life and death.
Día de los Muertos @ Mighty Tieton