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The celebration of El Día de los Muertos is a joyful occasion of remembrance, involving feasts and festivities through which death is recognized as a part of the natural process of living. Contemporary celebrations of this holiday bear both ancient traditions and a modern flair and have become a rich part of Tucson’s cultural heritage. This exhibition celebrates the creative ways artists honor and enliven this deeply meaningful holiday through artistic expressions of personal and universal significance.

Artists from the region are invited to submit 2-dimensional or 3-dimensional works in any media for consideration in this juried exhibition. Submitted artwork must creatively explore the essence and emotion of this traditional Mexican holiday. The imagery, symbols, and motifs are endless: memorials and remembrances, altars and shrines, paper banners (papel picado), flowers, candles, saints, graveside vigils, pageantry, sugar skulls, skeletons…


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Organization/Company: Tohono Chul
Website: https://tohonochul.org/galleries/upcoming-events/
Location: Tucson, AZ
Deadline: 07/29/2019
How to Apply: Please follow the link to apply: https://tohonochul.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/D%C3%ADa-de-los-Muertos-call-for-entries_2019.pdf