Community Altars


Community Altars: A Celebration of Life is an annual exhibit held 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). These colorful ofrendas will remain on display at the museum through November 13.


Altar in Memory of the Farm Workers of Texas


Altar in Memory of Roberto Gomez Bolanos, Chespirito


Altar in Honor of Beloved Pets That Have Passed On
(donations benefit Austin Pets Alive)


Altar in Honor of Danny Damacho, Our Friend, Local Historian and Austin Community Leader


Altar in Memory of Adriana Cuadros Lopez


Altar in Honor of Juan Gabriel, El Divo de Juarez


Altar in Memory of Antonio “tbuff” Sergi

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