CHS Seniors Elizabeth Schulze, 18, Sophia Taggart, 17, and Emma McCoy, 17, from Ms. Alisa Kuniya’s Ceramics Class, display their Dia De Los Muertos masks.
Student Art Exhibit at Thirteenth Annual Dia De Los Muertos Event
The Nevada State Museum will host a “Day of the Dead Celebration” this weekend from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2. As part of the event and celebration, Carson High School ceramics students from Ms. Alisa Kuniya’s class and third graders from Bordewich Bray Elementary School will exhibit Dia De Los Muertos masks and alters.
The art pieces created for the event were designed to remember and honor loved ones who have passed. Traditionally colorful and decorative, the masks and alters offer favorite foods, drinks or special items that may have belonged to the deceased to help the returning spirit relive memories. The art pieces may also represent a general celebration of ancestors past, celebrities or beloved pets.
This event is open and free to the public and includes sugar skull crafts, folklore dancers and food trucks. For more information about the Day of the Dead Event, please click on the calendar link on the district’s website to view a flyer in both English and Spanish, or contact the Nevada State Museum, 775-687-4810.