Live from Oaxaca – Celebrating Day of the Dead

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Sun, Oct 18 11:00 AM - 12:00 AM

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Celebrating Day of the Dead (via Zoom): Artisan Studio Visit with Papel Picado Master Artist Margarita Sanchez Martinez

Sunday, October 18, 2020
11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Cultural Anthropologist and favorite SBMA travel guide Florencio Moreno speaks about some of the traditions and unique ways Day of the Dead is celebrated in Oaxaca as he visits the home studio of papel picado master artist Margarita Sanchez Martinez, selected as a Great Master of Mexican Folk Art by the Rockerfeller Foundation & National Bank of Mexico’s Cultural Foundation. After the Q&A with the artisan, Museum Teaching Artist, Tina Villadolid shares ideas about how to create meaningful elements out of simple materials that can be added to home altars to honor loved ones who have passed.

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