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Join us at SOMArts Cultural Center for the last chance to view and interact with the beautiful altars and installations in Illuminations: Dia de los Muertos 2011! The evening will include performance by the Oakland Improv Collective, a Dia de los Muertos Artist Market, and an opportunity to interact with many of the exhibiting artists.
There is a $6–10 suggested donation for entry to the closing celebration. Consider purchasing advance tickets to bypass the cash ticket line, which can be long due to the popularity of this event.
About the Exhibition:
El Día de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead, provides a way for people to embrace the beauty of life and to honor the spirits of the dead. Intricate, traditional altars and complex art installations created by more than 80 Bay Area artists from a breadth of cultural backgrounds are on display. Altars and installations range from deeply personal to political and many invite contribution or interaction from visitors.
Gallery Hours: Tues–Fri, 12–7PM, Sat 11–5PM, Sun 11–3PM
Closing Reception: November 5, 6 – 9PM
When & Where
SOMArts Cultural Center
Insurrection, Connection & Community Through the Arts
SOMArts cultivates access to the arts within the Bay Area by collaborating with community-focused artists and organizations. Together, we engage the power of the arts to provoke just and fair inclusion, cultural respect, and civic participation.
Founded in 1979, SOMArts embraces the entire spectrum of arts practice and cultural identity, and it is beloved in San Francisco as a truly multicultural, community-built space where cutting-edge events and counterculture commingle with traditional art forms.
When a SOMArts produced event is ticketed, you can buy it here on EventBrite. SOMArts frequently hosts independent productions that manage advance tickets separately, so you may be directed elsewhere from an event page.
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Main Gallery hours: T-F, 2pm-7pm & Sat, 12pm-5pm.