Museums

19th Annual Days of the Dead Community Celebration

When: Sun., Oct. 27, 12-4:30 p.m. 2013

This Sunday the Oakland Museum of California (1000 Oak St.) will host its 19th annual Days of the Dead Community Celebration to celebrate the Mexican holiday that honors the dead. As usual, the event will include craft activities, food, and musical and dance performances. Bring marigolds or a sugar skull in memory of a loved one and watch demonstrations of traditional Mesoamerican arts and cooking. Be sure to also visit the museum’s special exhibition The Tree of Life and Death: Días de los Muertos 2013, which includes artist installations interweaving the themes of life and death with a focus on ecology and habitat and species loss.

Zaineb Mohammed

Price: $15 for general admission, $10 for seniors and students, $6 for youth

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