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Gallery Talk: Day of the Dead: Mesoamerican Roots

November 2, 2018
Meet in Gallery 100
Free with museum admission

Day of the Dead represents a mix of Catholic beliefs imposed on longstanding indigenous practices across Mesoamerica. In celebration of Día de Muertos, museum educator Paulina Lopez leads a conversation exploring Mesoamerican objects, images, and traditions honoring the cycle of life and death.

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 Colima, Mexico. Figure of a Dog, A.D. 1/200. Ruth Falkenau Fund.