Heart for René

October 4, 2018


I am working on a 3-D heart for an altar/installation in honor of René Yáñez. Installation at SOMArts begins this Friday. Below are three events where you can come and see (and sit in) this heart when it is done! I am very excited to see all the art by dozens of artists who will be participating in this very special exhibition. ¡René presente!


Now in its 19th year, SOMArts’ Día de los Muertos exhibition is one of the most internationally diverse Day of the Dead celebrations in the United States. Over the years, this group exhibition has brought together a wide variety of perspectives to honor and remember the dead.

Programs for this year's exhibition, Honoring our Ancestors by Fighting for the Future transform the space into sites of gathering and celebration. Take a look at our upcoming events during the Día de los Muertos season! 


Honoring our Ancestors by Fighting for the Future: Día de los Muertos 2018 
Exhibition Unveiling | $12–$15 sliding scale
Friday, October 12, 6:00–9:00 pm

Exhibition unveiling features a Día de los Muertos inspired artist market and multimedia dance performances by La Mezcla

Día de los Muertos 2018 presents: TechnoTihuacan
Friday, October 25, 6:00–9:00 pm | $12–$15 sliding scale

Join artists Rob Fatal and DJ Bianca Oblivion as they use DJing and art remixing to create digital murals exploring the intersections of contemporary Latinx life  

Honoring our Ancestors by Fighting for the Future: Día de los Muertos 2018
Closing Reception | $7–$10 sliding scale
Friday, November 9, 6:00–9:00 pm

The final opportunity to view and interact with the altars features live music, artist market, and interactive installations.

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