Camino a casa: Day of the Dead

 

Camino a casa: Day of the DeadSeptember 25 – December 13, 2009      

Summary: The NMMA’s 23rd annual Día de Muertos exhibition featuring more than 20 artists from Mexico and the U.S., a special ofrenda created for Arturo Velasquez Sr. (1915-2009) and an ofrenda created by the acclaimed author Sandra Cisneros as a tribute to her parents.

Participating Artists: Castillo Family, Demetrio Aguilar, Josefina Aguilar, Rogelio Alonzo Espinoza, Daniel Camacho, Marcial Camilo Ayala, Jose Chavez, Rogelio Alonso Espinoza, Francisco Garcia Aguilar, Salvador Jimenez, Carlo Magno, Alejandro Nelo, Marcos Raya, Alex Rubio, Jesus “Chucho” Rodríguez, Rudy Royval, John Salhus/Ghost Bikes, Pablo Serrano, Roberto Valadez, Juan Javier and Gabrielle Pescador ,

Velasquez Family Ofrenda, Museo Nacional de Culturas Populares México, Museo de Arte e Industrias Populares de Pátzcuaro, Maria Vazquez Boyd and Guadalupe Center, Universidad National Autónoma de México-ESECH, Orozco Elementary Fine Arts & Sciences School, Lázaro Cárdenas Elementary School, Elvira Cisneros Family, Jesus “Chucho” Rodríguez, Salvador Jimenez, John Salhus, Alejandro Nelo.

Curator: NMMA Education Department

Organizing Institution:  National Museum of Mexican Art

Displayed at: National Museum of Mexican Art Main Gallery

Friday, September 25, 2009 to Sunday, December 13, 2009