Article Photos: Dia de los Muertos art bridges cultural differences at Oklahoma City schools 30/30

Susan Gabbard, director of visual and performing arts for Oklahoma City Public Schools, photographs student art on panels displayed inside the Gold Dome. For the fourth year, the Oklahoma City Public School District is partnering with the Gold Dome to display student artwork celebration the Mexican tradition of observing  Dia de los Muertos at the Gold Dome at NW 23 and Classen. Students have creatively interpreted the message of the celebration through drawings, painting sculptures and other three dimensional artworks to the delight of the viewer. Every year the exhibit evolves and new ideas surface. Some schools work together in groups while others work independently. Regardless, visitors can expect to see colorful and lively artworks at both exhibit sites.
Photo taken Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012.  Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman