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illumiNATIONS: Día de los Muertos Party
November 1, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pmFree
Celebrate Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) at the National Museum of the American Indian with performances by Latin Grammy-winning all-women mariachi group Flor de Toloache. Visit ofrendas made by Indigenous artists, enjoy food and drinks, take part in all-ages hand-on activities, dance to local DJ Kristy la rAt, and register for a special screening of Disney/Pixar’s Coco. This event is free and open to all ages, but tickets are required.
Coco follows an aspiring young musician named Miguel on an extraordinary journey to the magical land of his ancestors. The movie will be screened in the Elmer and Mary Louise Rasmuson Theater. Theater doors open at 6 PM; seating is limited.
Hands-on activities include painting sugar skull magnets and crafting paper marigolds and masks.
This program is presented in collaboration with the Smithsonian Latino Center with generous support from The Walt Disney Company.