Día De Los Muertos Exhibit At Mexican National Art Museum Honors People Lost To Coronavirus

Article By: Mauricio Peña of bookclubchicago.org

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“‘Sólo un Poco Aquí: Day of the Dead’ honors people who have died from COVID-19 in Chicago and globally, said Antonio Parazan, director of education at the museum, 1852 W. 19th St. 

The exhibit is ‘paying tribute and remembering … the numerous individuals from our community … during this terrible pandemic,’ he said. 

‘We’ve had some of the highest number of infections … and a high number of deaths, as well,’ Parazan said, noting Latino neighborhoods in Chicago have been among the hardest hit by coronavirus.”

To read the full article, by Book Club Chicago, about The National Museum of Mexican Art’s Día de los Muertos exhibit, created to celebrate the lives of those that have died from COVID, click here

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