Dia de los Muertos
Saturday, November 3
Did you know that Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead in English, is the Mexican holiday that brings family and friends together to remember and celebrate the lives of those who have passed away? Now celebrated all over the world, families mark the festival by making and decorating colorful altars to honor family and friends. This year, we invite you to celebrate with us as we create and decorate our own museum altar! Keep the festivities going and join us for Dia de los Muertos story time, art, music, and more!
Feliz Dia de los Muertos: Altar Decoration featuring Canticos
11:00am-5:00pm | All Ages | Lobby
Join us as we learn about the Dia de los Muertos altar by exploring objects from our collection. Create paper flowers and design your own pictures to decorate our BCM altar and celebrate the lives of loved ones who have passed away. Drop by and make a decoration for our altar all day long!
ColorLab: Celebrating Dia de los Muertos
11:00am-5:00pm | All Ages | ColorLab
Explore Mexican art and artists as we create Dia de los Muertos masterpieces through hands-on collage and sculpture projects!
Dance, Dance, Dance for Dia de los Muertos!
11:30am-12:00pm & 12:15pm-12:45pm | All Ages | Commons Theater
Come along for a dance workshop extravaganza with Dance Wave! Experience Dia de los Muertos through music and movement as we learn new steps and dance all afternoon!
Spanish Language Adventure Featuring Espáñate
12:45pm-1:15pm & 2:15pm-2:45pm | All Ages | Commons Theater
Join Espáñate and journey to Mexico on a Spanish language adventure! Learn to speak Spanish as we celebrate Dia de los Muertos.
Pan de Muertos Baker’s Kitchen
3:00pm-5:00pm | All Ages | Classroom
Did you know that Pan de Muertos is a special bread baked and eaten to celebrate Dia de los Muertos? Join us as we make dough and mold it into different shapes. Delicious!
Dia de los Muertos Story Time Featuring Canticos
3:30pm-4:00pm | All Ages | Commons Theater
Join Canticos for an interactive reading of Esqueletitos: Countdown to Midnight and learn how skeletons prepare themselves for Dia de los Muertos. Read, sing, and clap along to this musical tale of magic and fun!