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Dia de los Muertos

November 01, 2015 - 5:00 pm

A Dia de los Muertos celebration is planned from 5 - 7:30 p.m. at the Merced Multicultural Arts Center, 645 W. Main St., Merced. The family-friendly celebration is free to the public, and will include a A UC Merced arts student guides the creation of a calavera.candlelight procession at 6 p.m., food and beverages catered by J&R Tacos and a colorful exhibit of calaveras (skulls) and altars created by UC Merced students, staff members and members of the community.

The calaveras were created by students from a Livingston elementary school with the assistance of students in Richard Gomez's Arts 171: Art for Social Justice course and Yolanda Pineda's lower-division Spanish language classes. The art exhibit opened Oct. 13 and continues through Nov. 15.

The arts center is usually open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call 209-388-1090.


Merced Multicultural Arts Center
645 W. Main St.
Merced, CA 95340
United States