Día de los Muertos Celebración Familiar / Day of the Dead Family Celebration

Date: 

Saturday, November 3, 2018, 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

Live music, Oaxacan wood carving, and festive decorations help to make this a joyful event designed to remember and welcome back the spirits of loved ones. Decorate a sugar skull (additional $6 fee); sip spicy hot chocolate; make papel picado (cut paper banners), cempasúchil flowers and other artwork; and write a message in any language you choose to place upon the Día de los Muertos altar. The community altar art will be created by students at the Rafael Hernández Dual Language School in Boston.

Family event. Regular museum admission rates apply. No advance registration is required. Admission includes pan de muerto (sweet bun) and activities. Free event parking available at 52 Oxford Street Garage

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