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Día de los Muertos Xicágo

October 30, 2021, 3:00 pm National Museum of Mexican Art
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Join us as we celebrate Día de los Muertos by transforming the Museum and its surroundings into a beautiful space to remember our loved ones. On this special day, guests can enjoy ofrendas created by community members, live musical performances, art activities, and a large illuminated ofrenda projected outside of the museum. Plus, children and families can enjoy art activities like coloring sheets and paper flower-making indoors.

Warm up with coffee provided by McDonalds! Or visit Amazon for more art activities.

Bring your friends and family to see how we observe Día de los Muertos. 

Performance Schedule:

3:00: Trio Los Primos de Mexico
4:00: CASA Program
4:45: Los Gallos
5:45 Collaborative Institute of Cultural Arts
6:45 Mariachi Nuevo Tapatío  

PLUS, the Solorio Marching Band will play periodically throughout the day from 2:45 pm - 5:00 pm. 

This event is FREE and takes place outdoors, however we encourage guests to wear a mask. Masks must be worn indoors at all times.


Día de los Muertos Xicágo Over the Years

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