Day of the Dead Celebration – Día de los Muertos

October 26, 2019

October 26, 2019

Free

Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie Street, Toronto

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Events Description

Día de los Muertos Collective, a Mexican community-run nonprofit organization, and – since 2013 – Casa Maíz, a Toronto-based cultural organization coordinate the efforts of musicians, Mexica (Aztec) dancers, culinary creators, artisans, visual artists and performers among others to bring this community-sponsored celebration for the 10th year to Artscape Wychwood Barns. This celebration is a living altar created by everyone in the greater Toronto community.

This year’s multi-day celebration will begin on October 19 with theater presentations and the opening of Maria Luisa de Villa’s solo exhibition, “CEMPOALXOCHITL Petalos de Oro – Marigold Petals.” Full festivities will take over the entire Wychwood Barns site on October 26, featuring Altars, Arts & Crafts, Workshops, Traditional Mexican Food, Music, Aztec Dance Ceremony, Art Installations, First Nations Drum Circle & Dance, Traditional Funeral Procession, Performances, Artist talk and more!

Bring a (marigold) yellow/orange flower to place in the community altar as an offering to your beloved ones that have passed away.

Who is it for?

All ages

Admission is free and the celebration is suitable for all ages.

WHEN & WHERE

Date & Time:

Saturday, October 26, 2019 | 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Venue & Address :

Artscape Wychwood Barns – 601 Christie Street, Toronto, ON M6G 4C7 Canada

This Weekend in Toronto

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