William F. Laman Public Library in collaboration with The Latino Art Project of North Little Rock, Arkansas is proud to present “Día de los Muertos,” an art exhibit on display at the William F. Laman Public Library – Main Branch from November 12th through January 6th. The exhibit will showcase art inspired by the traditions surrounding the Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, holiday.
The Day of the Dead holiday is celebrated in Mexico and several Latin American countries. The annual celebration can be traced back to Pre-Colombian times. The holiday is meant to celebrate deceased love ones. Traditions include visiting the graves of loved ones and constructing altars to honor those that have passed.
Participating artists include: Luis Atilano, Lery Atilano, Anthony Samuel Lopez, Luis Saldaña, Maricela Aviña, Klint Williams, Michelle Pierson, Oliveri Perez, and Sabrina Zarco.
An opening reception will be held at the Laman Library on Saturday, November 12, 2016 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. The Laman Library is located at 2801 Orange Street, North Little Rock, AR.