SOMArts Cultural Center Presents:
IMAGINING TIME, GATHERING MEMORY: DIA DE LOS MUERTOS 2013
14th Annual Day of the Dead exhibit, October 12–November 9, 2013
Dedicated to Spain Rodriguez, Carlos Villa
and those whose lives have been affected by cancer
Exhibition and programming curated by René and Rio Yañez
All events are wheelchair accessible.
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Inspired by current events, cherished relationships and Day of the Dead celebratory rituals, more than 60 Bay Area artists from a breadth of cultural backgrounds create elaborate, traditional altars and multi-dimensional contemporary art installations. At Imagining Time, Gathering Memory: Día de los Muertos 2013, viewers will engage with art that addresses themes ranging from the deeply personal to the political. The Day of the Dead exhibition provides a way for artists and viewers to embrace the beauty of life and to honor the spirits of the dead.
This display runs from Saturday, October 12 through Saturday, November 9. The exhibit and all related events take place at SOMArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan St. (between 8th and 9th Streets), San Francisco, CA 94103. SOMArts, a nonprofit, is wheelchair/ADA accessible.
Free admission during gallery hours:
Tuesday-Friday, 12-7pm / Saturday, 11am-5pm / Sunday, 11am-3pm
Friday, October 11, 6-9pm
Exhibition unveiling features live music, interactive installations and Día de los Muertos inspired artist market.
Gathering the Embers: A Día de los Muertos Tribute Show
Friday, October 25, 7-9:30pm
Multi-disciplinary performers connect past and present with an evening of story and performance.
Saturday, November 9, 6-9pm
The final opportunity to view and interact with the exhibit. Features live music, interactive installations and Día de los Muertos inspired artist market.