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Day of the Dead Community Memorial Wall

visual arts
Date: Nov. 1, from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location: First City Art Center
Tickets: FREE
Event Website: First City Art Center

Art Beyond Walls and First City Art Center (FCAC) team up to create the second Day of the Dead Community Memorial Wall.  The public is invited to attend and participate in this free event, Tuesday, November 1, from 4 – 7 p.m. on the Gonzalez Street sidewalk of FCAC.

Day of the Dead Community Memorial Wall:

  • Members of Art Beyond Walls will assist the community in wheat pasting a paper laser print image of a departed loved one or pet onto the memorial wall.
  • West Florida Literary Federation poets will paste their poems of remembrance.
  • A memorial rock garden will be created in the space between buildings. It will include personalized painted rocks and other trinkets or flowers.
  • Demos by FCAC’s glass guild.

Live music and poetry will be part of the event and will be concluded with a candlelight moment of silence.


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