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  • Annual Dia de los Muertos Family Celebration

    Sunday, November 4, 2018
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Add to Calendar 11/04/2018 12:00 PM 11/04/2018 4:00 PM America/New_York Annual Dia de los Muertos Family Celebration

    Adults: $5.50*
    Rockwell Members, Kids/Teens (17 & Under): FREE
    Pre-registration is encouraged; walk-ins welcome!

    Reserve your sugar skull time-slot

    Online reservations are available through Saturday, November 3 at 11:59 p.m.  

    *Forever Pass is not valid for this program

    Don’t miss the biggest KIDS ROCKWELL event of the year, held annually on the first Sunday of November. Throughout the month of October, middle school Spanish students from the surrounding area visit the Museum to create decorative objects for a Dia de los Muertos student ofrenda that is on view in The Rockwell’s Student Gallery.

    The project culminates in The Rockwell’s Annual Dia de los Muertos Family Celebration. Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a Mexican holiday steeped in tradition that honors friends and family members through art, dance and festive foods. Join us for an afternoon to decorate sugar skulls, make paper flowers, try traditional foods and learn about this special Mexican holiday.

    • Explore traditions of Mexican culture
    • Meet La Catrina, the famous traditional character made popular by Mexican artist José Guadalupe Posada
    • Decorate your own sugar skulls
    • Make your own paper flowers with CareFirst
    • Enjoy hot chocolate with Pan de Muerto, a delicious traditional bread
    • Bring a memento or a photo of a loved one for the community ofrenda at the Art Lab
    • Come dressed in your own Dia de los Muertos attire, walk the red carpet, and receive a $5 coupon to The Museum Store!

    Celebrate with us! 

    Educational programs at The Rockwell Museum are made possible in part by Community Foundation of Elmira Corning and the Finger Lakes, Hilliard Foundation and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

    The Rockwell Museum, 111 Cedar St. Corning, NY 14830

    Adults: $5.50*
    Rockwell Members, Kids/Teens (17 & Under): FREE
    Pre-registration is encouraged; walk-ins welcome!

    Reserve your sugar skull time-slot

    Online reservations are available through Saturday, November 3 at 11:59 p.m.  

    *Forever Pass is not valid for this program

    Don’t miss the biggest KIDS ROCKWELL event of the year, held annually on the first Sunday of November. Throughout the month of October, middle school Spanish students from the surrounding area visit the Museum to create decorative objects for a Dia de los Muertos student ofrenda that is on view in The Rockwell’s Student Gallery.

    The project culminates in The Rockwell’s Annual Dia de los Muertos Family Celebration. Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a Mexican holiday steeped in tradition that honors friends and family members through art, dance and festive foods. Join us for an afternoon to decorate sugar skulls, make paper flowers, try traditional foods and learn about this special Mexican holiday.

    • Explore traditions of Mexican culture
    • Meet La Catrina, the famous traditional character made popular by Mexican artist José Guadalupe Posada
    • Decorate your own sugar skulls
    • Make your own paper flowers with CareFirst
    • Enjoy hot chocolate with Pan de Muerto, a delicious traditional bread
    • Bring a memento or a photo of a loved one for the community ofrenda at the Art Lab
    • Come dressed in your own Dia de los Muertos attire, walk the red carpet, and receive a $5 coupon to The Museum Store!

    Celebrate with us! 

    Educational programs at The Rockwell Museum are made possible in part by Community Foundation of Elmira Corning and the Finger Lakes, Hilliard Foundation and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.