The Oak Cliff Cultural Center honors departed loved ones with the Workshop de los Muertos series on Saturday, October 20th, 27th from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Workshop de los Muertos series is for all ages and explores crafts associated with Dia De Los Muertos altars. The workshops are free and are open on a first come, first served basis.
Dallas artist Eva Azul will lead participants in creating Day of the Dead Calaveras (Skulls). Participants will learn how to make a Paper Mache Sugar Skulls using paper, glue, beads, and other items. The Oak Cliff Cultural Center’s 8th Annual Community Altar will be on display in the entrance of the center. Community members are welcome to contribute their creations and copies of personal photographs of passed loved ones to contribute to the altar.
About the Artist
Artist Eva Azul (Eva Pena) was born in Ciudad Victoria, Mexico and presently lives in the city of Dallas. As a child she was passionate about handmade art and the colorful culture of Mexico. As a result of her travels and explorations has enabled her to easily tap into her imagination, resulting in a very original and distinct style. This style, known as Naive, is mostly dedicated to children