All Saints / All Souls Day
On exhibit at Central Library, October 15 – November 15 2017.
Traditionally put up in people’s homes to honor the dead on all saints/ souls day on November 1-2, Day of the Dead altars are a popular custom in Mexico and other central American countries. The traditional alters contain a photograph of the deceased, plus favorite fruits, vegetables, good and drinks.
Artists include Greta Kauffman, Rusty Lynn, Ingrid Kauffman, Kasse Andrews-weller, Students from the Buckingham Youth Brigade, Dean Kauffman, Alexis Kauffman, Diana Gammerman and Maria Illingworth.
Want to buy something you see on our walls? Artists contribute 20% of sales made during their exhibit to the Friends of the Arlington County Public Library, to help support Library programming.