Community Altars

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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.

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Altar in Memory of the Farm Workers of Texas

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Altar in Memory of Roberto Gomez Bolanos, Chespirito

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

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

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Altar in Memory of Adriana Cuadros Lopez

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Altar in Honor of Juan Gabriel, El Divo de Juarez

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Altar in Memory of Antonio “tbuff” Sergi

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