Center for Community & Cultural Arts Presents:
RITES OF PASSAGE
Our Journeys Through Life
Baptisms, Quinceañeras, Bar and Bat Mitzvahs, graduations, marriages, retirements,
and funerals are common rites of passage celebrated throughout the United States.
But a closer look at San Diego’s rich variety of cultures uncovers a world of both traditional and non-traditional rites that mark our journeys through life.
This groundbreaking new arts exhibit takes visitors on a global journey of these milestones. Rites of Passage: Our Journeys Through Life debuts at the Center for Community & CulturalArts (CCCA) on Wednesday, August 29 from 6-9 p.m. Rites of Passage combines cultural treasures on loan from the vaults of The San Diego Museum of Art (SDMA),
San Diego Museum of Man, and Mingei International Museum, alongside pieces showing the significance of passages over a lifetime that were donated by the multicultural residents of southeastern San Diego, which includes more than 20 different cultural groups.
The exhibit is organized to reflect four specific passages through life: Birth and Youth, Coming of Age, Identity and Status, and Death and Beyond. The items on display and the unique, yet universal, ways different cultures celebrate milestones will be accompanied by storytelling videos, photographs, hands-on workshops, and exciting programs.
Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind exhibit!
Opening Reception: August 29, 6-9 pm
Center for Community & Cultural Arts
Located in the Joe & Vi Jacobs Center
404 Euclid Avenue, Suite 212, San Diego, CA 92114
(619) 527-6161 ext. 191
Gallery hours: Tuesday – Friday, 2-7pm; Saturday 10am-4pm; Closed Sunday – Monday