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New Art Center presents: Altares de Dia de los Muertos

October 31, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

New Art Center proudly introduces Zaira Meneses & Friends as they present: Altares de Dia de los Muertos. This event will include: Altar & Paper Cut Making.

View all the work October 31, 10:00 AM  – 4:00 PM with a special Son Jarocho Music & Day of Dead Celebration starting at 3:00 PM.

New Art Center in collaboration with Zaira Meneses, a Mexican musician and recipient of the 2018 Boston Foundation Award, will be presenting a three day opportunity to create an authentic Day of the Dead experience.  Students of all ages are encouraged to participate in the art of making traditional Mexican altar pieces expressing gratitude to loved ones no longer with us. From paper cutting to piñata making, everyone is encouraged to take part in this three-day celebration being supervised by Zaira Meneses & Friends. Contact New Art Center if you’re interested in participating.

The exhibition date to view the altars will be open to the public on October 31st. Welcoming everyone will be the sounds of Son Jarocho, an authentic music that originated in Mexico’s coastal Veracruz.  Traditional customary dress is optional, but we encourage everyone to be creative and participate!


October 31, 2021
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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61 Washington Park
Newton, MA 02460 United States
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