Don't Forget

French novelist and essayist Marcel Proust wrote about love, loss and memory. While much of his inspiration came from anticipating life's future possibilities, Proust's greatest muse was the remembrance of things past. So, what does that have to do with the 22nd annual Día de los Muertos art exhibition presented by the Bath House Cultural Center (521 E. Lawther Drive)? Well, as an animist, Proust believed that memories hide within objects, like spirits or imps, waiting to pounce on us and trigger recollections of places and people from our past, and a large part of Día de los Muertos is remembering departed family and friends through their personal effects. Likewise, the exhibition will feature art meant to celebrate and evoke the memory of those who have passed on. Running through November 8 (Tuesdays through Saturdays), admission to the exhibition is free. For more information, call 214-670-8749 or visit bathhousecultural.com.
Oct. 11-Nov. 8, 2008
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