Love Always (2014) by Lisa Cabrera. Courtesy of the Ontario Museum of History & Art.
Día de los Muertos: Sharing Traditions
October 1, 2015 – November 8, 2015
Explore Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), a vibrant celebration of life and loved ones, through our annual exhibition showcasing contemporary work in painting, sculpture, mixed media, photography, and ofrendas (altars). Admission is free.
Día de los Muertos: Sharing Traditions Saturday, October 3, 2015 (1 PM to 3 PM)
Meet the artists, enjoy live music, and participate in a drop-in art workshop. Light refreshments will be served. Admission is free.
Community Altar Workshop: George and William Chaffey
Saturday, September 26, 2015 (1 PM to 4 PM)
Contribute to the museum’s first ever community altar exhibited in our annual Día de los Muertos exhibition, dedicated to the founders of Ontario: George and William Chaffey. Bring an object to display on the altar or help make paper flowers to decorate the altar. Materials will be provided. Reservations required. Admission is free.
Día de los Muertos Mini-Altar Workshop
Thursday, October 8, 2015 (6 PM to 8 PM)
Participate in a mini-altar workshop in preparation for Día de los Muertos. To participate, bring a photograph of a deceased loved one and a small box. All other materials will be provided. Reservations required. Admission is free.
Air Dry Clay Workshop
Saturday, October 24, 2015 (2:00 PM to 4:30 PM) Reservations required.
Calaveras (skulls) are lively symbols of Día de los Muertos. Create your own calavera made out of air dry clay with a workshop led by the American Museum of Ceramic Art. Reservations required. Free for members. $5 for Non-Members.
Family Discovery Day: Día de los Muertos
Saturday, November 7, 2015 (12 PM to 4 PM)
Celebrate Día de los Muertos through art workshops, live performances, a photo booth, and face painting for the whole family! Bring your dance shoes and learn folklorico (traditional dance from Mexico). Día de los Muertos attire strongly encouraged - Come dressed as a calaca (skeleton)! Admission is free.
For more information or reservations please call (909) 395-2510