• 30th Annual Day of the Dead Exhibition: Ofrendas para las ánimas

    • Dates: October 1 to November 19, 2016
    • 2nd Floor Galleries
    • $2 admission
    Ofrendas para las ánimas (Offerings for the souls) features artistic ofrendas by: Amelia Berumen, Anita De Lucio, Aurelio Melchor Pimentel, Bryan Perez, John Martinez & family, Julia Rivera, Lillian Botello, Manos Creativas, Marco Razo, Nancy Ledesma, Orlando de la Garza, Regina Meredith Fitiao, Susana Gomez,… Read More
    Ofrendas Para Las Animas
  • Day of the Dead 2016: Open Call to Artists

    • Entry Deadline: August 26, 2016
    • Selected Artists Notified: August 31st
    As one of the first spaces where the innovative Day of the Dead was established in San Francisco, The Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts is honored to be hosting its 30th Day of the Dead. Ánimecheri Kéjtsitakua (Ofrendas para las Animas - Offerings for the souls)… Read More
    Ofrendas Para Las Animas
  • 29th Annual Day of the Dead Exhibition: The Bones of Our Ancestors

    • Opening: Friday, October 16, 2015
    • Main and Inti-Raymi Galleries (2nd Floor)
    • $2 Admission
    • Runs through November 20th
    "The Bones of Our Ancestors: Endurance and Survival Beyond Serra’s Missions" reinterprets the theme of Dia de Los Muertos to memorialize the endurance and survival of Indigenous Peoples and protest the recent canonization of Junipero Serra by Pope Francis of… Read More
    The Bones of Our Ancestors: Endurance and Survival Beyond Serra’s Missions. Curated by Celia Herrera Rodriguez and Theresa Harlan
  • 28th Annual Day of the Dead: Recrea, Renueva, Reusa: Un Ciclo Infinito

    • Dates: October 11 to November 14, 2014
    • Altar Installations: October 11, 2014
    The path of all beings does not have a beginning or an end. Instead, each of us follows a cycle that renovates itself effortlessly. We may say we are recycled material from our parents, grandparents, great-grandparents, and fore-bearers, which in turn are manifestations of our… Read More
    Día De Muertos 2014: Recrea, Renueva, Reusa
  • 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… Read More
    La Llorona
  • 26th Annual Day of the Dead Exhibition: Death On Installment Plan

    • Exhibition dates: Octover 20 to November 17, 2012
    • Gala reception: November 2, 2012
    Exhibition design: Maurizzio Hector Pineda The Day of the Dead is a rich and vibrant celebration within the Latino community and MCCLA has a long history of calling upon the dead in the months of October and November. This year’s exhibition title is Death… Read More
    People eating Mole
  • 25th Annual Day of the Dead Exhibition: Death in Parallel

    • Exhibition open until November 19, 2011
    • Inti-Raymi Gallery (2nd Floor)
    Through a visual journey of folkloric and contemporary altars, Death in Parallel examines el acompañimiento, the accompaniment of the dead in our everyday lives. A whisper, a fleeting shadow lets us know they are here with us. Other signals are close at hand, but how open are… Read More
    Death in Parallel: Muerte Paralela
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