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Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) at FWMoA

  • Venue: Fort Wayne Museum of Art
  • Dates: October 21, 2017 - November 12, 2017
  • Address: 311 East Main Street Fort Wayne, IN 46802
  • Admission: $7/adults; $5/seniors and students; $20 Family Pass
  • Phone: 260-422-6467
  • Website: Visit Website
  • Wheelchair Accessibility: Yes
2017-10-21 2017-11-12 Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) at FWMoA <div style="text-align: center;"><strong style="font-size: 11pt;">Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) at FWMoA </strong></div> <p>This community-centered event and accompanying altar exhibit features traditional Mexican altars with sugar skulls, colorful tissue paper cutouts, and photos or personal items of deceased relatives to honor the souls of the departed. The Day of the Dead, an ancient religious celebration that originally honored children and ancestors, has evolved from a blend of Meso-American and Christian cultures, and those traditions come to life with this celebratory exhibition at FWMoA featuring memorials created by artists, families, and community groups from throughout the region.<span style="font-size: 11pt;"> </span></p> <div style="text-align: left;"><em>The Fort Wayne Musuem of Art offers diverse exhibitions of contemporary and historical art from permanent collections and national traveling exhibitions. Activities include tours, lectures, workshops and parties. The Paradigm Gallery has fine art and craft for sale and the Early Learning Center offers hands-on fun for youngsters. Open Tue-Sat 10am-6pm; Thur 10am-8pm; Sun Noon-5pm. Closed Holidays. </em></div> <p> </p> <div> </div> 311 East Main Street Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) at FWMoA 

This community-centered event and accompanying altar exhibit features traditional Mexican altars with sugar skulls, colorful tissue paper cutouts, and photos or personal items of deceased relatives to honor the souls of the departed. The Day of the Dead, an ancient religious celebration that originally honored children and ancestors, has evolved from a blend of Meso-American and Christian cultures, and those traditions come to life with this celebratory exhibition at FWMoA featuring memorials created by artists, families, and community groups from throughout the region. 

The Fort Wayne Musuem of Art offers diverse exhibitions of contemporary and historical art from permanent collections and national traveling exhibitions. Activities include tours, lectures, workshops and parties. The Paradigm Gallery has fine art and craft for sale and the Early Learning Center offers hands-on fun for youngsters. Open Tue-Sat 10am-6pm; Thur 10am-8pm; Sun Noon-5pm. Closed Holidays.

 

 

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