Ancestors Exhibition at the Museum of Friends Features Local Artists

Back in September The Museum of Friends rallied an open call for artists in all media of all levels to submit installations of their artwork for inclusion for the 2018 “Ancestor” Exhibit as MOF’s annual El Dia de los Muertos Exhibition. The submission deadline was October 13th. Installations explore the theme of honor towards our Ancestors and important people in our lives who have passed.

The exhibition is scheduled its grand opening October 27th from 2 pm until 7 pm.

From the organizers: This exhibition had been planned to acknowledge those who have passed and the people left behind who cope with loss. Loss is part of all of our shared experience. However this past summer in Huerfano County brought the Spring Creek fire and its aftermath. This was more than most of us were prepared to comprehend. In respect to those who were effected by the fire and being evacuated and many who lost their homes, the Museum of Friends invited artists to create new installations that explore mourning, loss and the memory of ancestors.

All are invited to attend the opening of the Museum of Friends’ “Ancestors” exhibition An El Dia de los Muertos Celebration for light refreshments, music, and dance from 5-7pm.

Get the full details on our events calendar Click Here.

Featured image: Detail, Ray Espinoza’s”Homage to Picasso’s Guernica”

 

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