“Ofrendas” A Cultural Immersion Exhibit

  • Presented By: Fort Lauderdale Historical Society
  • Dates: October 7, 2018 - November 2, 2018
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Fort Lauderdale Historical Society
  • 231 SW 2nd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
  • 954-463-4431
  • Time: Mon. - Fri. 12- 4 PM; Sat. & Sun. 9:30 AM - 4 PM
  • Price: $15 adults; $12 seniors; $7 students

Celebrate the colorful traditions and heritage of Mexico’s Día de los Muertos, this fall, 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.