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Day of the Dead Artist Invitational

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Day of the Dead Artist Invitational

Altgeld Hall 116, First floor, West end
1425 W. Lincoln Hwy.
60115 DeKalb
Illinois

October 21st, 2010 - December 4th, 2010

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.niu.edu/artmuseum
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
Other (outside areas listed)
EMAIL:  
artmuseum@niu.edu
PHONE:  
815-753-1936
OPEN HOURS:  
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Thursday Noon - 7 p.m.; Sunday Noon - 4 p.m.
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.