Día de los Muertos | Day of the Dead

Repeats every day until Sun Nov 03 2019.
Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 10:00am to 5:30pm
Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 10:00am to 5:30pm
Event Info
Cost: 
Free
Contact Phone: 
212-514-3826
Recommended Age: 
3+

Celebrate Día de los Muertos at the National Museum of the American Indian. Artist Lilia Ramirez (Nahua) will create an interactive mural featuring La Catrina, one of the most iconic images drawn by Mexican illustrator and printmaker Jose Guadalupe Posada.

Visitors can honor loved ones by making paper marigolds, the bright flowers that decorate family ofrendas (altars) set up for the Day of the Dead. The festival features a traditional ofrenda created by National Heritage Fellow Ofelia Esparza (Purépecha) and her daughter Rosanna Esparza Ahrens, who have collaborated in creating ofrendas since 1999.

Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian
One Bowling Green
10004 New York , NY
Phone: 212-514-3700
40° 42' 14.562" N, 74° 0' 49.518" W
New York