The Milwaukee Art Museum is bringing back its Family Sundays: Day of the Dead event in person this year!
It’s happening this Sunday, October 23rd from 10-4.
You can explore the colors and symbols of Day of the Dead, and 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.
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 Yesica Coria, a corn husk artist, Gabriela Jiménez Marván, who will display cartonería skeletons, and Richie Morales, who will show his vibrant paintings.
Performances and More
11 AM | Dance Performance and Lesson with Alejandra Jiménez Marván
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.