Celebrate Day of the Dead

Celebrate at CMA! Enjoy Dia de los Muertos folk art throughout October and into the beginning of November with programs below. 

Open Studio
Saturdays in October, 1:00 PM- 4:00 PM
Examine past memories of home and make new ones at CMA. Cost is included with general admission, no registration requested. At the October 5 Open Studio, join guest artist Renee Zamora to build a community ofrenda (alter) installation for Day of the Dead, and design your own reflection candle.

Community Conversation on Memory
October 20, 2:00 – 4:00 PM
How do we honor friends and family members who have passed on? Join CMA and members of our community in an honest and meaningful conversation about death, memory and tradition, grieving, transition, and the origins of Día de los Muertos. Join Latino Arts for Humanity and community partners for a panel discussion, followed by an opportunity for guests to reflect upon and explore these topics in small groups. This event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited, pre-registration is requested.

Day of the Dead Community Event 
October 19, 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM at Greenlawn Cemetery
Celebrate with this free family event with art, dance, food and live music. Presented by Latino Arts for Humanity. Please click here for more information. For more information visit Latino Arts for Humanity. Presented by Latino Arts for Humanity.

Dia de los Muertos Community Celebration
November 2, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Celebrate Day of the Dead with dancing and live music with Al Son Del Iya, art-making, a community offrenda, craft cocktails & tasty bites. Plus Design your own sugar skull. Get a psychic reading, peruse the Las Primas Handmade pop-up shop. Plus, food available from Dos Hermanos Food Truck.  Cost of the program is $10 for nonmembers, $5 for members.


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