October First Friday Art Trail at the Buddy Holly Center

LUBBOCK, TX (NEWS RELEASE) - The Buddy Holly Center invites the community to participate in Lubbock’s First Friday Art Trail, a program of LHUCA (the Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts), on Friday, October 6, 2017.

Held on the first Friday of every month in venues around the city, galleries, restaurants and businesses are open FREE of charge to display local and regional visual and performing art. A free trolley service to and from venues is offered in the downtown area.

The First Friday Art Trail works to promote art and outreach within the community of Lubbock by providing an opportunity to enjoy fine art and entertainment.

Friday, October 6, 2017
6:00 – 9:00pm
FREE admission
Cash bar and refreshments available.

For more information on the First Friday Art Trail visit www.ffat.org.

Exhibitions at the Buddy Holly Center:
Fine Arts Gallery
Celebración: This exhibition is on display starting Oct 6 until Nov 12, 2017.  Celebración is an annual exhibit that explores the history and meaning behind the Mexican holiday, Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. Día de los Muertos blends the Catholic traditions of All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day (November 1st & 2nd) with pre-Columbian concepts of death that have been a part of Mexican society since Aztec times.  Modern traditional Día de los Muertos festivities take place on November 1st and 2nd, and are a time of remembrance, reunion and feasting. Artists are not limited by choice of media, but are asked to focus on the unified theme of Mexico’s centuries-old ritual of commemorating the death of a loved one.

(News release from the Buddy Holly Center)

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