Thank you to all who attended this year's Day of the Dead Chicago celebration. We would like to extend a special thanks to our event sponsors and to all the individuals who donated to make this event possible.
On Sunday, October 30th, we invited visitors to the Museum for the largest Day of the Dead celebration in the U.S. We celebrated with a festival of light and projection which transformed the Museum's exterior, bringing it to life. In Harrison Park, families and individuals created their own ofrendas (altars), transforming the soccer fields into a festive cemetery like you might see in Mexico. Pan de Muerto (Day of the Dead Bread), live musical performances, face painting, and art activities rounded out the festive evening.