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.
VISUAL ARTS EXHIBITION
MARIA LUISA DE VILLA
"CEMPOALXOCHITL Petalos de Oro – Marigold Petals"
OPENING: October 19 at 5pm
Peter Mckendrick Wychwood Gallery
"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
OCTOBER 26, 4–10pm
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!
OCTOBER 25 (all welcome to participate and be part of the process)