Tuesday, August 9, 2011

"Dia De Los Muertos" At Target Gallery Is Accepting Entries!

Dia de los Muertos: The Art of Remembrance
At Target Gallery

Exhibition Dates:October 24 - November 4, 2011
Costume & Dance Party: October 29, 8-11pm

The Torpedo Factory Art Center presents its Third Annual Day of the Dead celebration from October 24 - November 4, 2011. This celebration has two parts; first is an exhibition of artist-made altars that will be displayed on the main floor of the art center, second is a dance & costume party on Saturday October 29th.

Visit the Target Gallery website for more information

Altar Exhibition - Deadline for Entry: August 29th

Dia de los Muertos is a traditional Mexican holiday that focuses on gatherings of family and friends to remember loved ones that have passed. In the United States and in Mexico it is traditional for families to build in-home altars dedicated to the dead. 

Altar by Rosemary Covey

The altar exhibition returns to the main floor of the art center and will be hosted by the Target Gallery. Local and regional artists are invited to submit altar proposals. This year's juror is Shane Pomajambo, owner of DC-area gallery, Art Whino.

Costume & Dance Party: October 29th, 8-11pm

This year we are partnering with Hungry for Music, a non-profit organization that supports music education and cultural enrichment, by acquiring and distrubuting musical instruments to under-served children with willing instructors and a hunger to play.

This year's party with include live music, dancing, cash bar, costume contests and more!
Check back soon for more details.


  1. Jay, it's at the Target Gallery here in the Torpedo Factory Art Center. The blog has been updated with more info.