La Muerte Niña Participating Artist: Jose Andreu

La Muerte Niña: Day of the Dead at The National Museum of Mexican Art

The exhibition opened to the public on Friday, September 18 at 6:00 p.m., and will continue through December 13, 2015. Curated by Dolores Mercado.

Come celebrate the Day of the Dead with the works of over 90 artists of Mexican descent from both sides of the border. This year we are featuring the painting tradition of the Death Child and the little angels’ ritual. Thirteen ofrendas and installations were created to remember distinguished artists and members of the community alike. Folk art, paintings, and sculptures comprise the largest annual exhibition of Day of the Dead in the U.S.

La Muerte Niña: Day of the Dead exhibition is dedicated to the 43 missing students from the Ayotzinapa, Guerrero Teachers College, missing since September 26, 2014.