Arts Calendar

Grand Valley State University

"Day of the Dead - Building a Traditional Altar"

Thursday, October 31, 2013
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Mary Idema Pew Library, Allendale Campus


Along with local Mexican artist, Roli Mancera, students will learn about the ancient tradition of the "Day of the Dead" by actively participating in the building of a traditional altar. Students will learn about the meaning of death in Mexican culture and the symbolism of the different objects and food placed on the altar.

Sponsored by GVSU Latin American Studies, Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies and Modern Languages and Literatures. For more information contact Zulema Moret, Latin American Studies coordinator, at 616-331-2286, or