Community enjoys opening night of 2012 Celebraciones de la Gente

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Members of the Museum of Northern Arizona and their guests celebrated the “Member’s Preview” of the 9th annual Celebraciones de la Gente on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 in Flagstaff.

The Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration was produced in partnership with Flagstaff Nuestras Raices. Visitors were welcomed  by the Museum’s Director Dr. Robert Breunig, along with Flagstaff Nuestras Raices President Lydia Anaya.

Visitors had the opportunity to visit the museum’s courtyard and see the nearly two dozen candlelite ofrendas (altars), enjoy music and food.

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About flagstaffnuestrasraices

Flagstaff Nuestras Raíces is dedicated to promoting Hispanic culture and history through events, gatherings, the performing and visual arts. To further this purpose the Flagstaff Nuestras Raíces draws on the Arizona Hispanic family stories, history, traditions and talents as tools for cultural transmission. For more information, send an email to lagente@flagstaffnuestrasraices.com
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