Starting October 21, guests are encouraged to bring a personal item of remembrance to add to our community altar honoring departed loved ones.
Preview the exhibition Monday, October 21 - Thursday, October 24 during normal gallery hours.
Musical & Literary Ofrenda
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
performances begin at 6:15PM
Join us for an evening of celebration and remembrance. During Día de los Muertos, families create ofrendas to remember and honor the memory of their ancestors. A ROCO chamber group and Musiqa composers will present short original contemporary, classic compositions as musical ofrendas. Inprint will also present original readings written in the tradition of making an offering during the Día de los Muertos celebrations. This event is a partnership between ROCO, Inprint, Musiqa and Lawndale Art Center.
Sugar Skull Workshop
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Demonstrations at 6 and 6:30PM
Registration required as space is limited.
In conjunction with our 26th Annual Día de los Muertos celebration, Lawndale Art Center is offering a sugar skull making workshop. The workshop is free and open to the public. Registration is requested as space is limited. Bring a bag of sugar and add it to the mix or just drop in for a quick demonstration. All participants may take home one sugar skull and a printed recipe.
To register, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
.Click here if you'd like to download the recipe and try making a sugar skull on your own.
Molds are available for purchase at Casa Ramirez on 19th St. in the Heights. Join us for the Family Day Fiesta on November 2 to decorate one of the skulls made at the workshop.
Family Day Fiesta
Saturday, November 2, 2013
12 - 4PM
Lawndale's 26th annual Día de los Muertoscelebration continues with a Saturday fiesta for families and children honoring participating teachers and students whose works of art can be viewed in the Cavnar and Horton galleries. Enjoy refreshments and children's activities such as cutting papel picado and decorating sugar skulls, along with performances by Mixteco Ballet Folklorico.
Papel Picado Workshop
Thursday, November 7, 2013
Houston art educator and Lawndale supporter, Jean King, will lead a papel picado workshop as part of this year's Día de los Muertoscelebration. The workshop is free and open to the public. Visitors will not only learn about the traditional art of Mexican paper cutting from one of the best, but will also get to create and take home their own unique perforated paper creation.