Día de los Muertos exhibition call for entries – deadline Sept. 18

After hosting the show online in 2020, the Bath House Cultural Center will present the 35th annual Day of the Dead art exhibition in its gallery spaces from October 16 to November 6, 2021. 

The center is seeking entries for this year’s Día de los Muertos: The Everlasting Bond exhibition.  The deadline for submissions is Saturday, September 18, 2021. This call is open to artists who live in North Texas.

To read the exhibition prospectus, please visit https://bathhouse.dallasculture.org/muertos/


Entries Deadline: Saturday, September 18, 2021

Applications close at 11:59 PM, Central Time

Selection notification:  

The list of selected artists will be posted on the Bath House Cultural Center’s online News Center at https://bathhouse.dallasculture.org/notifications/

The document will be available after 6 PM on Thursday, September 23, 2021.  Artists are solely responsible for reviewing this list.  The curator will not send acceptance notifications to each individual artist by phone, e-mail, or otherwise. 

Delivery of accepted artwork: In-Person Art Deliveries are on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 (3-7 PM) – Late deliveries will not be accepted.

Shipping Artwork: Although we prefer hand-delivered items for this year’s show, if an artist is shipping artwork to us, those deliveries must arrive between September 24-October 1, 2021

Installation of altars: Altar artists can start bringing their items to the gallery on October 5, 2021, but their installations will not begin until Saturday, October 9, 2021 (12-6 PM). 

Show dates: October 16-November 6, 2021

Reception: Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021 (5-7 PM)

Artwork pickup: Tue. Nov. 9, 2021 (3-7 PM)

Return of shipped artwork: Artwork that comes from outside of Dallas will be shipped back to the artists on the second week of December.

BATH HOUSE CULTURAL CENTER 521 E. Lawther Dr., Dallas, Texas 75218 • White Rock Lake


Performing Art Programs
Stewart W. Mikkelsen • [email protected]

Visual Art Programs
Enrique Fernández Cervantes[email protected]

Cultural Programs Coordinator
Anne Kogan[email protected]