Events

There’s always something exciting happening at the Museum of International Folk Art! Join us for our many programs listed below.

Day of the Dead/Dia de los Muertos
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Day of the Dead/Dia de los Muertos

October 29, 2017
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Annual celebration of the duality of life and death. Altars, art making,  refreshments and music all FREE courtesy of the Friends of Folk Art of the Museum of New Mexico Foundation

Enjoy live music by Lone Piñon on the hour.

Altars on display, visitors are encouraged to bring a photo, flower, or memento to add, and write a leaf for the Cosmic Tree of Life that is part of the Community Altar.

Family activities include Decorating Sugar Skulls ~ Calaveras de Azúcar, Calavera Face Painting, create and print festive symbols at the Flower & Song Flor y Canto Hands-on Art Station.

Sample Traditional Mexican Treats, pan de muerto and hot chocolate. Costumes are encouraged, not required.

Admission is FREE for EVERYONE!

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