Oct. 30, 2021 to Oct. 31, 2021
11:00 am to 7:00 pm
MECA (Multicultural Education and Counseling through the Arts)
1900 Kane Street
Houston, TX 77007
WHAT: 2021 MECA Día De Los Muertos Festival
DATES: Saturday, October 30, 2021, and Sunday, October 31, 2021
TIMES: From 11 am to 7 pm
WHERE: Multicultural Education and Counseling through the Arts (MECA)
1900 Kane St.
Houston, Texas 77007
Each year, MECA also presents an Ofrendas (Altar) Exhibition, inviting community members to build an altar featuring photographs and personal belongings of their loved ones who have passed away. Curated by Luis Gavito, this year’s Día de los Muertos Ofrendas Exhibition will feature a community altar, as well as an altar dedicated to the lives lost due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Ofrendas Exhibition will be open to the public starting Monday, October 11 and during the Día de los Muertos Festival. MECA’s Ofrendas Exhibit hours are from Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 1900 Kane St. Houston, TX 77007. Guests will be asked to complete a temperature check upon entering the building and must wear a mask indoors while walking through the exhibition.
This year’s MECA Día de los Muertos Festival is presented by United Way of Greater Houston, the Cullen Trust for the Performing Arts, Texas Commission on the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, The City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance and AARP Texas. This year’s festival will include special performances by MECA Ballet Folklorico, children’s art activities, cultural cuisine, an ofrendas/altar exhibit, artist and artisan vendors, festival delights and many more musical and dance performances by artists who will soon be announced.
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Tags: AARP Texas, City of Houston, Cullen Trust for the Performing Arts, DIA DE LOS MUERTOS, Festivals, Houston Arts Alliance, MECA, National Endowment for the Arts, October 2021, Texas Commission on the Arts, United Way of Greater Houston