Dia de los Muertos at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum
Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, 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.
Join in for a Spanish language lesson with Espáñate, make art inspired by tamales, and bake your very own Pan de Muertos with the expert bakers from Don Paco López Panaderia.
This year, also features Somos Familia (We Are Family), a pop-up podcast show produced in partnership with Hendel Leiva of Immigration MIC. Inspired by Día de los Muertos, community members share memories, hopes, dreams, reflections, and stories that honor family members who have passed on as well as those experiences of family that continue to enrich our lives.