Día de Muertos

When: Friday, November 1, 2019, 2:30pm

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Illustration of a group of skeletons. Some dancing, in the background, others play instruments, drink and eat.
Jose Guadalupe Posada, El Gran Fandango (The Big Party), Print, 1890

Celebrate Dia de Muertos, a holiday observed throughout Mexico that celebrates loved ones we have lost. Artist Juan Bautista Climent will lead Bones Out!, a skeleton puppet-making workshop. Afterward, enjoy a special treat of pan de muerto, a traditional sweet roll served during this special time. All families and friends are welcome.

All families and friends are welcome.

Family programs are free with Museum admission and free for Members, geared to families with children ages 6–12 years old, and include a snack. Activities are designed for adults and children to complete together.

Family and Community Engagement Programs are made possible in part by the Margaret S. Ogden and Stephen A. Ogden Memorial Fund, Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, Sy Syms Foundation, and the Frank J. Antun Foundation.

The Frederick A.O. Schwarz Education Center is endowed by grants from The Thompson Family Foundation Fund, the F.A.O. Schwarz Family Foundation, the William Randolph Hearst Endowment, and other generous donors.

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