WESA Art Club creation for Dia de Los Muertos on display
Last updated 11/3/2021 at 9:15am
The Art Club at Widefield Elementary School of the Arts has created ofrendas for Dia de Los Muertos, currently on display at the Fine Arts Center (FAC) in Colorado Springs.
Art club teacher Katherine Whatley oversaw the project, which started because both the FAC and Widefield Elementary School of the Arts are involved in the Pikes Peak Arts Integration Collaborative (PPIAC). When the FAC decided to do a Dia de Los Muertos event in early November (the holiday is celebrated Nov. 1-2 every year), it approached the school about creating ofrendas, a traditional item in Dia de Los Muertos celebr...