Nov 01 - 02 2019
Día de los Muertos Celebration presented by Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, Colorado Springs CO

Día de los Muertos Celebration

Presented by Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College

Día de los Muertos is a celebration of life and death that demonstrates love and respect for deceased family members. The tradition originated in Mexico but is celebrated throughout Latin America and parts of the United States.

The FAC celebration includes a traditional Aztec altar by Denver-based artist and curator Maruca Salazar, ofrendas created by students from four local schools, and “Visibility and Belonging: Chicanx Art in Context,” an exhibition exploring Chicanx culture and its influences.

November 1:

Maruca Salazar will install a traditional Aztec altar; visitors are invited to observe the process throughout the day.

November 2

Free museum admission

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Artist demonstrations, hands-on activities, and food
2:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.: performances by Mariachi Tigre & Ballet Folklórico de la Raza

Admission Info

Free

Phone: (719) 634-5581

Email: fac@coloradocollege.edu

Dates & Times

2019/11/01 - 2019/11/02

Location Info

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado Coll...

30 West Dale Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Parking Info

visitor lot