Reminder: Day of the Dead Exhibition Opens Tonight

It’s here! Come to the opening of SOMArts’ 11th Annual Day of the Dead Exhibition, “Altars for the Spirits – Offerings for the Living” this Friday, October 16. The festivities start at 6:00pm. Enjoy snacks and libations while viewing the stunning installations created by the 50+ artists participating in this year’s show. This is a great chance to meet the artists and get a deeper sense of their work.

There is plenty in store for Friday night, including classical and jazz music by Mutual Admiration Org. and contemporary Chicano music by Liliana Herrera. There will also be a performance by Tania Llambelis & the Oakland Improv Collective. For the first time ever, the Day of the Dead opening celebration will feature the Artist Market of Dia de los Muertos with crafts and art for salein our Theater.

What: Altars for the Spirits, Offerings for the Living: Dia de los Muertos 2009 Exhibition Opening
When: Friday, October 16 2009, 6:00pm–10:00pm
Where: SOMArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan St (@ 8th), San Francisco
What else: Admission is $5-$10 sliding scale—no one will be turned away. The exhibition will be open through November 7, there will be a closing party as well! Stay tuned for more details or call (415) 863-1414 x111.