Art, Special Events

"Altares y Ofrendas"

When: Wed., Nov. 2, 6-9 p.m. and Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Nov. 9 2016

Inaugurated in 1977 and now billed as San Antonio’s “biggest and oldest Día de los Muertos celebration,” Centro Cultural Aztlan’s annual “Altares y Ofrendas” exhibition explores “the artistic, cultural and religious facets of this popular pre-Columbian/Mexican tradition” in a festive format complete with traditional pan de muerto and ponche de frutas along with an “Avenida de los Artesanos” market and a lively performance from the skeleton-faced drummers and dancers of URBAN-15’s Carnaval de los Muertos at 8pm.

Price: $3 suggested donation (opening celebration)