For an extensive listing of Day of the Dead events around the Bay Area,
October 21: BEGINING ALTAR
How to Make Paper Marigolds & Cut
Papel Picado.$20,Includes mterials. Pre-Registration Required. 3-7 pm. SUGAR
SKULL DEMONSTRATION by Artisan MIGUEL QUINTANA from Puebla, Mexico.Free.
Decorate your own sugar skull $6.00
October 28: 12-2 pm- ALTAR CONSTRUCTION.
4:30-8:30 pm SUGAR SKULL DEMONSTRATION. Decorate your own $6.00 ea.
Where: 3331 24th St. (24th BART, Bet. Mission & Valencia), San
Francisco, CA 94110
for Days of the Dead
Hands-on craft activities, demonstrations, music, dance, ceremonia, food,
and a mercado. Presenters include Cascada de Flores, Ballet
Folklorico Mexicano, La Familia Peña-Govea, Danza Xiuhcoatl, Mariachi San
Jose, and Yolanda Aranda.
Where: Oakland Museum of California, 10th & Oak Streets
When: October 22, 12-4 pm
Admission: Free. 1/2 price admission to museum exhibits, including
the Days of the Dead exhbition.
of the Dead Workshops: Candle Decoration and Sugar Skull Making
In the candle decorating demonstration, each participant will take
home their own painted candle. The candles are hand made and include a
printed design which each participant can personalize. The sugar skulls have
long been a Day of the Dead tradition and this year Galeria de la Raza
welcomes the Quintana Brothers of Mexico as they demonstrate their many
years of experience making beautiful sugar skulls.
Where: Galeria de la Raza.
24th Street San Francisco, CA 94110
When: Nov. 2nd, 6-10pm
Death and Rebirth: Dia de los Muertos
Precita Eyes Muralists will be
having it's annual Dia de los Muertos/ Day of the Dead celebration and
transforming their center into it's Dia de los Muertos environment to
celebrate the lives of murals and muralists who have passed on. These
include "Lilli Ann," by Chuy Campusano, Arch Williams, Stephen Demitrofs,
Lucienne Bloch, Bernard Zachem, Emmy Lou Packard, John Biggers, Eva
Cockcroft, Antonio Burciaya and Luis Cervantes.
Precita Eyes Mural Arts and Visitors
Center, 2981 24th St., San Francisco
When: Nov. 2nd, 7 pm - 10 pm
MCCLA Fiesta de los
The Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts presents a
party for the dead ... and the living.
Where: Mission Cultural Center for Latino
Arts, 2868 Mission St., San Francisco
When: Oct. 27 - Nov. 17, 2006, Gallery open.
Grand Gala Opening November 2nd from 6
to 11pm. $5 Admission.
Workshops at MCCLA:
October 21: Paper Maché Workshop with Daniel
October 28: Migajón Workshop with Eva Diaz.
Ojos de Dios Craft Workshop with Isabel
Barraza. $5 fee covers both workshops.
The Light of the Hart for the Shadow of the Soul - La Luz para las
Sombras del Alma.
Where: SomArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan
St., San Francisco
Oct. 14 - Nov. 4, 2006, Mon. - Sat. noon - 6 pm. Opening
reception October 14th, 6pm to 10pm.
Admission: Free - $10