Celebrate Day of the Dead at the NIC

(Casper, Wyo.) – The Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) is a Mexican holiday that is celebrated at the first of November every year. This is the day to celebrate, remember and honor those who have departed in our lives.

Come and celebrate the lives of the deceased with great food, beverages, art and entertainment at the Nicolaysen Art Museum on Saturday, November 7th, from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. Admission fee is $5.00.

At the Day of the Dead event, you will enjoy an informative lecture on the history of this rich Mexican tradition from Casper College’s Eric Atkinson. You will also be able to view artwork from local and national artists celebrating Dia de Los Muertos, as well as offrendas (altars) created by local high schools artists and watch dance performances by the Casper College Dance Program.

The first 200 guests will take home their own piece of art by local artist Maria Rose Wimmer. Food and drinks will be provided by Paleteria Y Panaderia Santa Fe and Qdoba, with a cash bar.

The Nicolaysen Art Museum
400 E. Collins Drive
Casper, WY 82601
307-235-5247

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