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2015 Día de los Muertos Exhibit

A gorgeous exhibit of 25+ Dia de los Muertos altars in SoMa
By - posted 10/20/2015 No Comment

Now in its 16th year, the annual Day of the Dead exhibition at SOMArts Cultural Center, October 9–November 7, 2015, merges traditional Mexican altars with contemporary art installations to present a visually stimulating array of perspectives remembering, honoring, and celebrating the dead.

Inspired by cherished relationships, current events, and personal and collective histories, more than 25 altars by over 50 participating Día de los Muertos artists build a dense environment of creativity that makes way for meaningful reflection.

Chosen by father and son curators René & Rio Yañez, this year’s theme, Today is the Shadow of Tomorrow, is a call to respond to institutional racism and violence, inviting artists and visitors to honor those who have unnecessarily lost their lives and to look toward a more just future.

Today is the Shadow of Tomorrow
16th Annual Dia de los Muertos Exhibition
Exhibit: Friday, October 9–Saturday, November 7, 2015.
SOMArts, 934 Brannan (between 8th and 9th)

Gallery Hours

  • Tuesday–Friday 12–7pm,
  • Saturday 11am–5pm
  • Sunday 11am–3pm