Day of the Dead 2019

The Day of the Dead Celebration returns to Artscape Wychwood Barns! 
Gather with family and friends from October 19 to 26 to honour loved ones who have passed away.

This year’s multi-day celebration will begin on October 19 with theater presentations and the opening of Maria Luisa de Villa's solo exhibition, “CEMPOALXOCHITL Petalos de Oro – Marigold Petals." Full festivities will take over the entire Wychwood Barns site on October 26, featuring altars, ceremonies, performances, installations, food, and more.

 

SCHEDULE

OCTOBER 19–26

VISUAL ARTS EXHIBITION 
MARIA LUISA DE VILLA
"CEMPOALXOCHITL Petalos de Oro – Marigold Petals"
OPENING: October 19 at 5pm

Peter Mckendrick Wychwood Gallery
Free Admission!

OCTOBER 19–21

THEATRE PRESENTATIONS
"Teatro para Vivos"
Saturday 19 at 1pm, Sunday 20 at 1pm and
Monday 21 at 7pm
FEATURING: Grupo Teatro Libre, Tocani, Ballet Folklorico Puro Mexico and Grupo Folklorico Tonatiuh

Wychwood Theatre 
Free Admission!

OCTOBER 26, 4–10pm

MAIN CELEBRATION
FEATURING: Altars, Arts & Crafts, Workshops, Traditional Mexican Food, Music, Aztec Dance Ceremony, Art Installations, First Nations Drum Circle & Dance, Traditional Funeral Procession, Performances, Artist talk and more!

Wychwood Barns
Free Admission!

COMMUNITY SETUP
OCTOBER 25 (all welcome to participate and be part of the process)

 
Gallery Exhibition

Gallery Exhibition

First Nations Drum Circle and Dance

First Nations Drum Circle and Dance

Altars

Altars

Aztec Dance Ceremony

Aztec Dance Ceremony

Installations

Installations

Music

Music

TIANGUIS  (Arts & Crafts AND FOOD VENDORS)

TIANGUIS (Arts & Crafts AND FOOD VENDORS)

Performances

Performances


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