The Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) festival in Fruitvale brought over 60,000 people together on October 29 to celebrate the Mexican holiday honoring those who have passed.
Through the theme of the monarch butterfly, the Oakland Museum of California’s Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) exhibit is a tribute to ancestral spirits and human migration.
A Day of the Dead exhibit at the Oakland Museum of California highlights the work of MADRE, a local group who aims to help Latina women cope with the grief of child loss.
Creating an altar can be a private ritual, but altars have also become a platform for people to express their views on social and political issues, especially those that involve death.
Crowds came to the Fruitvale Village to celebrate the sacred Latin American holiday Dia de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead on the first Sunday of November.
Families and volunteers in colorful dresses filled the galleries and gardens at the Oakland Museum of California on Sunday afternoon for the 19th Annual Day of the Dead Community Celebration.
The Oakland Museum of California was adorned with vibrant colors, packed with people wearing morbid costumes and smelled like fresh marigolds on Sunday afternoon for the museum’s 17th annual Dia de Muertos community celebration and...