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RED DOT Gallery Weekend Oct. 7 – 9 Sara Straussberger, photography Lois Duffy, paintings

“Da ma Mu erta Azu l” is the winning submission by L yndia R adice in the Dia de los u M ertos art contest.


Day of the Dead Silver City gears up for festivities

he Silver City Art Association congratulates Lyndia Radice on her digital painting titled “Dama Muerta Azul” that was declared the winner in the Dia de los Muertos art contest. The winning art will be used on this year’s poster for the annual event as well as on other promotional material for Silver City’s 2017 Dia de los Muertos. The public is invited to stop by a special exhibit at the Murray Ryan Visitor Center, 201 N. Hudson St., to view this winning original art as well as other entries into the competition. The Dia de los Muertos exhibit will be on display from Oct. 20 through Nov. 12. Dia de los Muertos activities take place Oct. 29 to Nov. 2 in Silver City. Annually, the community comes together for days of sharing and remembrance. Festivities feature mariachi music, a parade with monsoon puppets, food and craft booths, a clothesline art exhibit, ofrendas, a procession and much more.


DIAS DE LOS MUERTOS VENDORS WELCOMED ilver City Art Association invites both food and beverage vendors and artisan vendors to submit their applications and reserve their space for the Silver City 2017 Dia de los Muertos event. A street celebration will feature vendor booths on Oct. 29 from 12:30 to 6 p.m. and the space fee is $20. Artisan vendors may only sell Dia de los Muertos arts and crafts. Food vendors must comply with New Mexico Department of Health standards and be licensed. The parade with monsoon puppets as well as other activities on this day is a draw for a large crowd of locals and visitors alike. Contact Diana Ingalls Leyba at or 575-388-5725 for a vendor application or more information.


Vendors with event appropriate foods, beverage, arts and crafts are real crowd pleasers during the annual Silver City Dia de los M uertos. (Courtesy Photo)

Reception on Sat., Oct. 7 – 4 to 7 pm Show runs through Nov. 4th 211-C N. Texas St., Silver City 575-313-9631



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Spicing up October with THREE SPECIAL CELEBRATIONS...

You are invited! SATURDAY Come enjoy our Oct. 7th 3pm - 6pm Dia de los Muertos Red Hot Red Dot Display Gallery Reception Oct. 19 - Nov. 7th

Featured Artist REBECCA KERR SHOW DATES Oct. 26th Nov. 22nd

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Desert Exposure - October 2017  
Desert Exposure - October 2017