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New River Inn Museum of History


address  231 SW 2nd Ave.
 Fort Lauderdale, FL  33301
phone (954) 463-4431
www.fortlauderdalehistoricalsociety.org

Celebrate Mexico’s Día de los Muertos with "Ofrendas" - a Cultural Immersion Exhibit at Fort Lauderdale Historical Society

Celebrate Mexico’s Día de los Muertos with "Ofrendas" - a Cultural Immersion Exhibit at Fort Lauderdale Historical Society

Folk Art/Crafts, Museum, History/Science, Art Talk
Celebrate the colorful traditions and heritage of Mexico’s Día de los Muertos during “Ofrendas,” a cultural immersion exhibit, opening Sunday, October 7 at Fort Lauderdale Historical Society. The History Museum housed in the New River Inn on the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society campus will be awash in bold hues and imaginative decor as it showcases both fine art and creative community memorial altars or “ofrendas,” covered in photographs, flowers and favorite items of the dearly departed. Associated activities will include family fun on opening day from noon – 4 p.m., a Community Conversation about Day of the Dead with an artifact repatriation ceremony on October 29 at 6 p.m. and a closing evening of parades, costumes and revelry on Friday, November 2 from noon – 8 p.m. This “Ofrendas” exhibit is part of Fort Lauderdale Historical Society’s “Fall in Love” Florida resident discount program. “Fall in Love” will offer residents a chance to experience history in the heart of Downtown Fort Lauderdale, participate in activities and view new exhibits at 50% off general admission each visit through November 30 (some exclusions apply) and receive 25% off of a $100 yearly membership which includes admission to hundreds of museums around the US through the Southeast Museums Reciprocal Program.* For more information about the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society, please call (954) 463-4431 or visit us online at www.fortlauderdalehistoricalsociety.org and follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ftlhistory on Instagram @ftlhistory and on Twitter @FLLhistory. * Discounts will be taken off of regular general admission - $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students (through age 22 with a valid student ID). Admission is always free for members, military and children ages six and under. Proof of Florida residency required.
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Event Info: (954) 463-4431
Ages: All ages
Price: $0 - $15
Event Website: http://www.fortlauderdalehistoricalsociety.org/event/florida-day-of-the-dead-ofrenda-art-exhibition
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 • Wed 10/17/18 - Fri 11/2/18