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Dia de los Muertos/Day of the Dead Art Work: Sculptural and 2d

The LASC’s Annual Day of the Dead Exhibition brings together the rich visual traditions of the holiday Dia de los Muertos that celebrates the memories of family, friends and public figures. Presented in conjunction with the Living Arts & Science Center’s Day of the Dead Festival, the LASC’s Day of the Dead Exhibition generally features artists that create work in response to the Mexican holiday Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead.
The LASC is seeking freestanding or pedestal based sculptural or 2d art works created to the theme of Day of the Dead to be on display leading up to the Living Arts and Science Center’s Day of the Dead Festival on Saturday,October 23rd from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM. The full exhibition will run September 7th through November 5th. DEADLINE JULY 30, 2021.

Click here for more information. Day of the Dead 2021 Call for Artists

Para obtener más información, haga clic aquí. Call for Entries en español

Dia de los Muertos/Day of the Dead: Ofrendas/Altars

Again, we are inviting artists, community members, and school groups to create either a traditional Day of the Dead ofrenda/altar or a conceptual ofrenda/altar to be on display at the *Old Episcopal Burying Ground at the corner of 3rd Street and Elm Tree Lane during the LASC’s Day of the Dead Festival on Saturday, October 23rd from 1:00PM to 5:00PM.  Altar participants will be allowed in the OEBG for set-up/installation between 10:00AM and 12:45PM and the festival will begin at 1:00PM and end at 5:00PM. De-install of the altars will happen at the end of the festival.

We are extending a special invitation to you to participate. 

Click here for information: Altar invitation 2021

Para obtener más información: Altar invitation 2021 – Spanish version

The invitation form should answer all questions but please feel free to contact Gallery Director Jeffrey Nichols at (859) 252-5222 or by email if you need more information.  Please feel free to past this information on to others that you think maybe interested in participating!  We cannot wait to see the return of ofrendas/altars at the OEBG.

*The staff at the LASC would like to acknowledge and thank Christ Church Cathedral, owners and care takers of the Old Episcopal Burying Ground, for their continued support and permission to use the cemetery for the altar installations during our festival.

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