Community Altars is an annual exhibit at Austin’s Mexic-Arte Museum on Congress Avenue. Ofrendas (altars) are created to honor deceased members of the Latino/a and Mexican communities, in conjunction with the Catholic Holy Days of All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day (November 1 and 2). The colorful ofrendas will remain on display at the museum through November 24.
Altar in memory of family members of Mi TroVa music school students
Altar dedicated to soldaderas (female soldiers) who participated in the Mexican Revolution
Altar in memory of family and friends of amigos@apple
Altar in memory of family and friends of The Amigos Club at Silicon Labs
Altar in memory of Rudy Mendez, founder of Ballet East Dance Theatre
Altar in memory of Francisco Toledo, Mexican artist
Altar in memory of family and friends by Mexicanas en Austin
Altar in memory of Celso Piña, “The Accordion Rebel”
Altar in memory of the 22 victims in El Paso
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