'DAY OF THE DEAD' COSTUME PARTY, ART SHOW

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Posted on October 27, 2016

‘Day of the Dead’ art exhibition  A woman with her face painted like a skull.
Nov. 1-16
Vulcan Student Gallery, Vulcan Hall

Student artworks conjure Día de los Muertos, the Mexican “Day of the Dead,” Nov. 1-16 in the Vulcan Student Gallery.

The exhibition of ceramics, paintings, drawings, sculptures, prints and metalwork opens with a costume party reception at 6 p.m. Nov. 1.

Readings of spooky poems and Spanish-language pieces will set the tone, along with carved pumpkins and other decorations. Student musicians will perform and refreshments will be served.

Guests are encouraged to dress in costume. Prizes will be awarded for the best artworks, costumes, performances and pumpkin carvings. Artworks will be available for sale at reasonable prices.

After the opening, visitors may view the exhibition from 10 a.m-3 p.m. weekdays.

Join us

All members of the campus community are invited to attend the reception and tour the exhibition. Both are open to the public. Admission is free.  

For more information, contact faculty members Maggy Aston (aston@calu.edu) or Todd Pinkham (pinkham@calu.edu), of the Department of Art and Languages; student Erica Yohmen (yoh3307@calu.edu); or the department office (724-938-4182.)

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