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Event: NC: Day of the Dead in Mexico - begins today

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Added by MOAWFU , 04 Sep 2013

Taking place 10 Sep 2013 (Single Day Event)


September 10 – December 13, 2013
Tuesday – Saturday, 10:00am – 4:30pm
EXHIBIT: Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico
The Wake Forest Museum of Anthropology's annual exhibit includes new information with sections about the celebration’s history and its unique folk art. The centerpiece is a traditional Mexican ofrenda: a home altar with sugar skulls, colorful tissue paper cutouts, food and beverage offerings, marigolds, and photos of deceased relatives to honor the dead. A children’s ofrenda and a digital photo essay illustrating different aspects of the celebration are also on display. Text is in English and Spanish. Admission is free. For more information, please call 336-758-5282, email moa@wfu.edu, or visit moa.wfu.edu