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Family Sundays: Día de los Muertos
October 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm CDT
Bring family and friends to the Museum to explore the colors and symbols of Day of the Dead at this annual visitor favorite. Learn about the holiday’s special traditions through a range of hands-on activities, from making paper flowers to adding remembrances of someone special who has passed to the community ofrenda.
For more than 25 years, the Museum has partnered with local artists and organizations to celebrate Día de los Muertos. Our special guests have included artists José Chavez, Celeste Contreras, and Debbie Sajnani and the national award-winning Latino Arts String Program.
10 AM–4 PM | Hands-on Art Making
Add to the community ofrenda, and make butterfly paintings, skeleton figures, jewelry and paper flowers.
10 AM–4 PM | Student Art Exhibition
Enjoy art by students from Carollton Elementary, Escuela Vieau, and Notre Dame Elementary.
11 AM–3 PM | Meet Wisconsin Artists
Meet artists from around the state and learn about how their heritage inspires their artwork.
Performances and More
11 AM | Dance Performance
12:30 PM | Story Time with the Milwaukee Public Library
1 PM | Drop-In Tour: Artists of Mexican Heritage
2 PM | Latino Arts Strings Program “Mariachi Juvenil Grandes Lagos”
This event is included with Museum admission and free for Members and kids 12 and under, thanks to Kohl’s. Come prepared for your visit by reserving tickets at the door or online.