Mexican holiday Day of the Dead

by Dennis Brown

The Mexican holiday Dia de Muertos, or “Day of the Dead,” will be observed at 7 p.m. Wednesday (Oct. 30) at the Snite Museum of Art at the University of Notre Dame.p. The celebration will feature the presentations of a traditional ofrenda, or altar, built by Jackie Welsh, the Snite’s curator of education and public programs; a non-traditional ofrenda by Chicana artist Margaret Alarcon; and a short film by Chicana filmmaker Claudia Mercado, titled “Lady of Motion,” which details the creation of Alarcon’s altar.p.

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