Chavela Vargas

Visual Arts
5:00 pm
Sun October 28, 2012

Altar Celebrates Life In Day Of The Dead Tradition

Glowing lanterns in Kirkwood Hall hang from the skylight trailing ribbons at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.
Julie Denesha KCUR

November 1st marks the traditional Mexican holiday called Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead –  a time to celebrate the lives of those who’ve passed away. At the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, artists gathered recently to create an altar for the museum’s second annual Day of the Dead celebration.

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