Día de los Muertos | Day of the Dead

Event Date: 
Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 11:00am to 5:00pm
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Cost: 
Free
Contact Phone: 
212-514-3826
Recommended Age: 
3+
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Enjoy a special day for the entire family in this annual celebration of El Día de los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead.

Mask-making traditions have long been a part of Day of the Dead celebrations throughout Mexico. Create your own mask with Zarco Guerrero (Mexica), who demonstrates this tradition.

Cetiliztli Nauhcampa performs dances honoring the ancestors, and a community ofrenda is also on view.

In addition to making paper skull masks, hands-on activities include decorating skeleton puppets, creating paper flowers, and painting plaster skulls.

Location: 
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
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