Fifth Annual Scottsdale Dia de Los Muertos Art Installation Experience, festival returns Oct. 30

Posted 10/18/21

The city of Scottsdale’s official Dia de Los Muertos annual tradition returns to Old Town with an expanded art installation walk-through experience on The Old Adobe Mission grounds.

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Fifth Annual Scottsdale Dia de Los Muertos Art Installation Experience, festival returns Oct. 30

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The city of Scottsdale’s official Dia de Los Muertos annual tradition returns to Old Town with an expanded art installation walk-through experience on The Old Adobe Mission grounds.

See fine-art installations, Mesoamerican inspired sculptures, traditional altars, and experience Noche de Muertos, which is a single evening concert of music and dance performances, according to a press release.

The Art Installation Experience is set for 10 a.m. – 10 p.m., daily on Thursday Oct. 28 through Wednesday, Nov. 3; Noche de Muertos concert evening of music and dance is 7 – 11 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 30 at Old Adobe Mission, 3817 N. Brown Ave, at First Street in Old Town Scottsdale.

Scottsdale Dia de Los Muertos brings together world-class artists, and the local community to create a vibrant, visually entertaining, larger than life cross cultural experience.

“As we enter our fifth year celebrating Dia de Los Muertos in Old Town, we will continue to dedicate ourselves with creating a sacred space that honors the memory of our departed, welcomes artistic expression and celebrates the diversity and origins of Scottsdale,” said Robert Ramirez Scottsdale Dia de Los Muertos founder and Lore Media and Arts spokesperson, in the release.

Dia de Los Muertos and Mesoamerican-inspired mural and fine art panels painted by artists from the Valley, southwest, Los Angeles, and Mexico City will be present, the release said.

Art co-curator Lucretia Torva; local famed father and son, Such and Champs; Tato Caraveo, Darrin Wardle, Maggie Keane and more artists will return with new art presentations.

Special folk-art designers from the State of Oaxaca department of Culture & Art will also present a new series of Scottsdale Community Altars with traditional offerings, added the release.

Scottsdale Dia de Los Muertos is a family focused event where attendees can learn about and celebrate the Day of the Dead in downtown Scottsdale.

See: scottsdalediadelosmuertos.com.

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