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Day of the Dead Artist Invitational

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Day of the Dead Artist Invitational

116 Altgeld Hall
DeKalb, IL 60115
October 21st, 2010 - December 4th, 2010

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.niu.edu/artmuseum
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
Suburbs
EMAIL:  
hgreen2@niu.edu
PHONE:  
815-753-1936
OPEN HOURS:  
Tuesday - Friday 10:00 - 5:00, Saturday 12:00 - 4:00
SCHOOL ASSOCIATION:  
IL, Northern Illinois University DeKalb
COST:  
free

DESCRIPTION

October 21 – December 4, 2010, Hall Case Galleries:   Day of the Dead Artist Invitational
Artists and community members will be invited to create Day of the Dead altar pieces in honor of deceased loved   ones.  Artists include Chicago fiber artist Michelle Rameriz, DeKalb sculptor Juan Ortiz, DeKalb   printmaker/performance artist Ramon Santo.  Programming will include Get-On-The-Bus trip to Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood and the National Museum of Mexican Fine Arts and an Anthropological lecture on rituals for the dead.