El Centro Cultural has been working in strengthening this tradition by incorporating altars from the 32 Mexican states. We invite you to join this effort to preserve these traditions from each region. If you are interested in making an Altar that represents your place of origin, please contact us at nochedealtares @ elcentroculturaldemexico.org or call Socorro (714)425-0487

El Centro will offer the following free workshops, each Tuesday from 5:00 to 7:00pm

August 18 - Introduce participating groups

August 25 - History and significance of Day of the Dead

September 1 - Papel Picado workshop

September 8 - Sugar skull workshop

September 15 - Traditional knitting, embroidery, and crocheting workshop

September 22 - Importance of traditional dishes

September 29 - Traditional music for Day of the Dead

October 6 - Traditional music for Day of the Dead (Oaxaca)

October 13 - Preparation of archways and floral designs

October 20 - Traditional Altars

October 27 - Traditional Altars

Workshops Noche de Altares 2015