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Festival De Los Muertos

November 1, 2018 - November 9, 2018

Event Description

The Durango Arts Center has started an annual festival in 2018 recognizing, affirming and celebrating the Latin American holiday Día de los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead. This event intends to promote multiculturalism and embrace inclusivity through the creation of creative events for community members of all ages and backgrounds.

On November 1st from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., the festival opening will feature an evening fiesta including.

  • Opening of the Barbara Conrad Gallery ofrendas presentation
  • Performances on stage in the DAC theater: local ballet folklorico, and Hispanic and Latino musicians
  • Traditional artists and food vendors (churros, pan de muertos)
  • Activities for children and families

On November 2nd, the DAC will bring an internationally recognized Mexican performance group to the stage on the second night of the festival, Sur Oeste Arte Escenico. The six member performance group will perform, “11:11,” which explores the cycle of life and death and the search for meaning in both.

Location

Durango Arts Center

802 E 2nd Ave
Durango, CO 81301