• Middle School Day of the Dead Art Exhibition

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    Name: Middle School Day of the Dead Art Exhibition
    Date: October 29, 2017 - November 5, 2017
    Event Description:
    The Tyler Museum of Art continues its commitment to showcasing the region’s diversity with its eighth annual Middle School Day of the Dead Art Exhibition, open to the public Sunday, Oct. 29 through Nov. 5 at the TMA, 1300 S. Mahon Ave. on the Tyler Junior College main campus. Admission is free. The exhibition features artwork in the TMA’s Education Gallery and lobby by sixth- through eighth-graders from Tyler and the surrounding area, representing middle schools including Moore from Tyler Independent School District, as well as All-Saints Episcopal School, Bishop T.K. Gorman Regional Catholic School, Brook Hill School, Cumberland Academy, Frankston Middle School, Holloway 6th Grade and Whitehouse Junior High. Close to 300 students working across a broad range of media are expected to participate. The community is invited to join the Museum from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29 for an artists’ reception and celebration of Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), the traditional Mexican holiday honoring memories of family and friends. The reception will include traditional food and art activities related to the holiday. Admission is free, but reservations are encouraged. Call (903) 595-1001 to RSVP. To coincide with the Day of the Dead celebration, an installation of selected pieces of Mexican folk art from the TMA’s Laura and Dan Boeckman Collection also will be on display through Nov. 5 in the Museum lobby. For information, visit www.tylermuseum.org
    Tyler Museum of Art, 1300 S. Mahon Ave., Tyler, TX 75701
    Date/Time Information:
    Oct. 29-Nov. 5, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday
    Contact Information:
    (903) 595-1001, info@tylermuseum.org
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