27th Annual Day of the Dead Exhibition: La Llorona

  • From October 16 to November 23, 2013
  • Opening Reception: November 2, 2013
  • From 6 PM to 11 PM
  • $5 Admission

La Llorona: Llanto de vida y muerte en el distrito de la Misión (Weeping for the life and death of the Mission District)

Altar Installations curated by: Martina Ayala

This year’s exhibit will create an inclusive and celebratory space for artists and community members to reflect and mourn on the death of “La Mission” we used to know and experience, as well as the renewal and current changes that the local community is facing.

Day Of The Dead Altar Winners

Pre-Hispanic Altar:
Transmutation and Life Forces Energy – Margarita Camarena

Colonial Altar:
Lagrimas por Mis Hijos – Yo Soy 132 Bay Area
Jose Cruz and Monica Flores (lead artists)

Contemporary Altar:
Discolandia – Anita de Lucio

Best Representation of the Theme:
Madzillion – Luis Vasquez Gomez
Mission 2.0 – Linette Morales and Claudia Arenas.

Cake Decorating Contest Winner

“La Llorona” by Maribel Garcia

Sugar Skull Winner:
“La Llorona” – by Evangelina Portillo

Honorable Mention:
Day of the Dead Decorated Cake by Rosa – Sweets Collections

  • School Guided Tours: October 16th to November 22nd
  • Tuesday to Friday from 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
  • Saturday from 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM
  • School groups of 25: $40 (1/2 hour tour)

For reservations contact Lilly at 415-821-1155 or reception@MissionCulturalCenter.org