Western New Mexico University Storytelling Class participated in Ghost Walk, a community event held at the Silver City Museum. On October 31st,2015
Ann Marie Elder, Associate Professor of Theater, along with her students, were at the Silver City Museum where they told stories of some of the ghosts of the past.
Ann Marie Elder played Elizabeth Warren – other ghosts represented were La Llorona, Russian Bill, Johnny Banks, a Buffalo Soldier, and Maude Hawk Wright. Over 200 residents young and old attended.
On November 1st Storytellers participated in the Dia de los Muertos downtown event and told personal stories of loved ones that have passed.
Photos of Ann Marie Elder’s Storytelling class participating in Dia de los Muertos parade. Downtown Silver City, NM
Enjoy this video!
In case you missed it….
The WNMU Art Club created a beautiful tribute to Dia de los Muertos 2015!
WNMU Expressive Arts Department presents Arthur Hernandez in concert.
Please join us in welcoming Dr. Hernandez to Silver City!
WNMU Art Club wins 1st place for Best Club Float and 3rd place over all! Congratulations and great job!
Saturday, October 10, 2015
Faye McCalmont, WNMU Office of Cultural Affairs, introduces Rose B Simpson and Watermelon.
This mural is located in the courtyard at Francis McCray Gallery on WNMU campus in Silver City, New Mexico. This mural project was completed following a 3 day visit which included an inspiring lecture in Light Hall on Thursday evening followed by a student workshop at the Expressive Arts “pit” on Friday. This 3 day event was presented by WNMU Office of Cultural Affairs thanks to the generous gift of Edwina and Charles Milner of Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Friday September 25, 2015 5:30 – 7pm McCray Gallery
The Landscape of the Gila from peter bill on Vimeo.