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Dia de Los Muertos Art Exhibit Opening Reception

4:00-7:00 p.m. Friday, November 3

Grades 1, 4, and 7 will exhibit artwork celebrating the Mexican holiday, Day of the Dead, at the Mid-Hudson Heritage Center (317 Main Street, Poughkeepsie) for one week, from November 3 to November 17. (Gallery hours are W-F 11:30-4:30.)

At the opening reception on Friday, Nov 3 from 4-7 p.m. there will be craft projects for children, Oaxacan music and dance, and traditional holiday foods. A Day of the Dead altar will be set up for all visitors to engage with. You can bring an offering such as candy, a flower, or something you made in loving memory of someone who has passed.

Please come join us to celebrate the children’s artwork and the festive holiday.