Monday, October 29, 2007

Day of the Dead

Friday, November 2, at 7:00 pm

Mexican Cultural Institute | 2829 16th Street N.W. | Washington , D.C.

Tamales, pan de muerto and chocolate $ 10.00
(Children under 12 $ 5.00)
Limited space available
Pick up your ticket before 1:00 pm November 2nd at the Mexican Cultural Institute
or call (202) 728-1675 and pay at the door
Business casual

The Mexican Cultural Institute’s annual opening of the Altar de Muertos (Altar of the Dead) in celebration of the Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is one of the most important events of the year. On this occasion the Altar will be dedicated to Frida Kahlo, celebrating the 100th anniversary of her birth. Frida Kahlo is undoubtedly one of the most influential Mexican women artists and was instrumental in introducing Mexico and its culture to the world. “Mexico at the Smithsonian” is proud to present a series of events commemorating the 100th anniversary of Frida Kahlo’s birth in 1907.

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