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Día de los Muertos Virtual Celebration
October 31, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
One event on November 1, 2020 at 2:00 pm
Celebrate Día de los Muertos from home with the National Museum of the American Indian with activities for families, beautiful art and the rich culinary heritage of this tradition.
Join museum folklorist Cynthia Vidaurri as she answers frequently asked questions about Day of the Dead. What is Día de los Muertos? How is it different from Halloween? What is an ofrenda?
Marigolds are the most recognizable flower associated with Day of the Dead. Evelyn Orantes and Joaquin Newman will demonstrate step-by-step how to create paper marigolds.
Join Chef Neftali Duran on his culinary journey through the foods and feasting associated with Día de los Muertos.
Federal support for this program is provided by the Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center.