Cuesta College is celebrating the Mexican holiday known as Dia de los Muertos, or, Day of the Dead, with an art show and other events.
A gallery of altars and artwork created by Cuesta students and staff is on display Tuesday through Nov. 7 in the lobby of the Learning Resource Center of the college’s North County campus, 2800 Buena Vista Drive in Paso Robles.
Visitors can learn about the components of an altar — or, ofrenda — and add a personal touch to the community altar.
Members of the public are also invited to participate in two workshops, where they’ll learn about altars and make and decorate sugar skulls.
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The first will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday in the cafe (Building N2002) of the North County campus. A second workshop is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 31 in the Cultural Center (Building 5401A) of the San Luis Obispo campus off Highway 1.
For more information, contact Gabriela Lopez at 591-6200, extension 4210, or Gabriela_lopez2@cuesta.edu.