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Día de los Muertos
brochure: DiaDeLosMuertos_Nov5-6

Día de los Muertos is a holiday celebrated throughout Latin America and around the world in many other cultures. It brings people together to remember and pray for friends and family members who have died. Join us for an expanded version of the holiday commemoration with traditional music, dancing, an art display, alters, mask-making, and other activities for kids.

11:30 -  1:30pmSimultaneous Live Music in the Grand Hall and on the Museum’s Lower Level
The Film “The Book of Life” will be shown continuously in the New Classroom
11:00-4:00pmCommunity Partners tables on the Museums Main Level    
11:00-4:00pmChildrens Craft Tables on the Museums Main Level
11:00-4:00pmDia de los Muertos Art Display on the Museums Main Level
11:00-4:00pmAltars from many countries, some reflecting on 9/11, the unknown soldier, and a tribute to Selena in the ATT Room
11:00-4:00pm Face Painting in the Schnucks Classroom


Live Alter by Chef Martin Lopez

 Dance performances in the Lee Auditorium

3:00-3:30pmAlmas de Mexico
3:30-4:00pmThe Oaxaca

Saturday, November 5 2016 at 11:00 am – 4:00pm
Sunday, November 6 2016 at 11:00 am – 4:00pm

When: Sunday, November 6 | 11am – 4pm
Where: Throughout the Museum
How Much:Free
Brochure: DiaDeLosMuertos_Nov5-6.pdf
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