DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS (DAY OF THE DEAD)

DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS (DAY OF THE DEAD)

Explore the historic and cultural context in which Day of the Dead/Día de los Muertos is celebrated. Birth and death, two of the most transcendental moments of life are celebrated by all cultures according to their particular belief systems, historical development, environment, and evolution within their culturally specific context. Every world culture has coping mechanisms to deal with the loss of life. Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebrates a communion between the living and the dead in a colorful festival of ritual and life.


DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS en Español

DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS en Español

Explore the historic and cultural context in which Day of the Dead/Día de los Muertos is celebrated. Nacimiento y muerte, son dos de los momentos más trascendentales de la vida son celebrados por todas las culturas. De acuerdo con sus sistemas de creencias particulares como su desarrollo histórico, su medio ambiente y su evolución dentro de su contexto cultural específico. Toda cultura mundial tiene mecanismos de cómo confrontar la pérdida de vida.El Día de los Muertos celebra una comunión entre los vivos y los muertos en un colorido festival de ritual y vida.


Cerámica y Cultura: The Story of Spanish and Mexican Mayólica

Cerámica y Cultura: The Story of Spanish and Mexican Mayólica

Explore the forms and functions of mayólica objects to understand the cultural and historic contexts that formed them.


Cuna Mola Designs

Cuna Mola Designs

A mola is an appliqued fabric panel created by Cuna women, an indigenous people from the San Blas Islands of Panama. The term "mola" refers to a traditional blouse made by women to serve as front and back panels of the blouses they wear everyday. Now molas are also sold to collectors and framed and exhibited. The market for the unique molas has provided an economic benefit for the Cuna Indians.