Texas Tech University

Día de los Muertos Procesión

Friday, November 1, 2019

Día de los Muertos

Flowered Calavera – James W Johnson, 2018

5:30 – 6:30 p.m. TTU Office of International Affairs

International Cultural Center • 601 Indiana Avenue • 806-742-3667

ICC Galleries: Artwork with Día theme by Callie Combest, Valerie Komkov Hill, James W Johnson, David Leak, Javier Lopez, Ginny Mahan, Jimmy Peterson, Shannon Samson, Annalee Shubert, Ellen Stanley, and Keren Weaver. Día de los Muertos photographs by Hutchinson Middle School photography and drama students. Ofrenda photos from Houston's MECA (Multicultural Education and Counseling through the Arts).

Hall of Nations: Music by Mariachi Los Matadores. Activities: Flores de papel, face painting, and sugar skull decorating. Light refreshments.

Museum of Texas Tech • 3301 4th Street • 806-742-2490

Día de los Muertos-themed arts and crafts – decorating Día de los Muertos canvas bags and aluminum foil ornaments, photo booth, and face painting. Opportunity to contribute to a community ofrenda. Music and light refreshments.

6:30 – 7:30 p.m. TTU School of Art • 3010 18th Street • 806-742-1947

Studio Gallery:Expresión, celebración y amor. El día de los Muertos.
A Selection of Photographs by Hutchison Middle School Students

Folio Gallery:Día de los Muertos, (2002) Director: Kirk Kelley – Six-minute animated video showing a delightful and deeper understanding of the Mexican Day of the Dead tradition.
Landmark Gallery:Seeking Tongues: Postcolonial Photographies - Exhibition featuring photographic work by women of color using photography to explore cultural identities.
Artists include Cara Romero, Lupita Tinnen, Monica Kennedy, Nydia Blas, Sandra de la Loza, and Violette Bule. Curated by nationally acclaimed artist and activist Delilah Montoya.
Mexican-themed refreshments and musical entertainment.

7:30 – 8:30 p.m. LHUCA • 511 Avenue K • 806-762-8606

Christine DeVitt Exhibition Hall: Cande Aguilar: barrioPOP, an exhibition of the artist's life immersed in popular culture; expressed through multimedia such as painting, image transfer, digital collage, photography, video and music.
Helen DeVitt Jones Studio Gallery: Armando Sebastian: The Garden of Good & Evil, an exhibition of oil paintings that explore visual storytelling and magical realism.
John F. Lott Gallery: Alejandro Macias: A Bridge Too Close, a solo exhibition of drawings and paintings influenced by the artist's Mexican-American identity and the current social-political climate.
Martin McDonald Gallery: Josie Del Castillo, oil painting portraits depicting Mexican American cultural iconography and people raised in the Brownsville/Matamoros border culture.
Christine DeVitt Icehouse Gallery:Paint a Sugar Skull, an interactive Día de Los Muertos exhibition, inviting the public to design and color a sugar skull. All materials will be provided.
LHUCA Plaza: Ballet Folklorico Nuestra Herencia 6-6:45PM; Monica Y Adixxion (featuring Cande Aguilar) 7-9PM.

6:00 – 9:30 p.m. Buddy Holly Center • 1801 Crickets Avenue •806-775-3560

Fine Arts Gallery: Musically themed exhibition Celebraciόn
Traditional mariachi music in the courtyard by Mariachi Mexico Lindo. Children's sugar skull craft and light refreshments.

Sponsored in part by a grant from The CH Foundation.