Dia de los Muertos art bridges cultural differences at Oklahoma City schools

Oklahoma City schools students learned about the Hispanic holiday of Dia de los Muertos and created colorful artwork.

BY VALLERY BROWN Published: November 1, 2012

Colorful skulls, bright and fragrant marigolds, altars and images with references to death might seem like a spinoff of Halloween to those not familiar with Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead.

But the Mexican...

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A reception for artwork on display at the Gold Dome, 1112 NW 23, will be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday. For more information, go to www.golddomemcs.org. Dia de los Muertos artwork is on display at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive, until Nov. 30.

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