Dear Colleagues and Interested Community Members,

TANA is pleased to announce the upcoming Día de los Muertos celebration at Taller Arte del Nuevo Amanecer (TANA). Taller Arte del Nuevo Amanecer (TANA) is a community art center located in Woodland and managed by the Chicana/o Studies Department at UC Davis, located at 1224 Lemen Ave., Woodland, CA 95776.

This year TANA will be celebrating Día de los Muertos featuring altars created by local community members. This Friday, November 2nd, from 5-7 pm, there will be a reception featuring a special performance by Musician Orion Chacon-Hurst and a presentation on Mexica Culture by Profe. Juan Hernandez. There will also be catrinas, calaberas, zines, food and a raffle.

Friday’s celebration is part of a series of events happening in Woodland at the Woodland Public Library and Woodland Community College. These events are free and open to the public. For more information you may contact Prof. Melissa Moreno at or  or

Below are some detail photos of the current altars installed at TANA.

Thank you for supporting this community effort.