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September 8, 2023 6:00–8:00 pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Gallery, Room 235
Day of the Dead

Exploratory Día de Los Muertos Acrylic Painting Workshop

Partnership with Romance Studies and The Spanish Table

Taught by Antonio Alanis

About the Workshop

This workshop will explore what Día de Los Muertos means to us! By the end of the workshop, you will create an acrylic painting. No painting experience is required.


About the Instructor

Antonio Alanís is an artist and educator living in Durham, North Carolina. His immigrant background, personal history, and education inspired him to explore themes such as social justice, identity, and immigration in North Carolina. He believes the visual arts are integral to promoting cultural awareness about Hispanic/Latinx people in the United States.

About the Location

This workshop will meet in the Ruby Gallery, Room 235 at the Rubenstein Arts Center.

Address: 2020 Campus Drive, Durham, NC 27701

About Duke Arts Create

Duke Arts Create is a series of free, hands-on arts workshops designed to help all Duke students, including graduate and professional students (including Duke Health), as well as Duke faculty and staff develop a variety of creative skills in the visual arts, dance and movement, creative writing and more. Workshops are open to all skill levels and backgrounds. Most workshops are held in the Duke Arts Annex, the Rubenstein Arts Center or the Duke Arts Office 2101 and are typically held weeknights from 6-8 p.m.

Registration for the following week’s workshops go live on Friday mornings at 9 a.m. – sign up in advance to guarantee your spot. Didn’t get a spot? No problem! We always reserve space for walk-ins. Email if you have any questions. Sign up for the monthly newsletter here, which includes the full list of classes offered during the following month.

Duke Arts Create is sponsored by the Office of the Vice Provost for the Arts (Duke Arts).