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  • Annual Dia de los Muertos Celebration

    Saturday, October 29, 2022
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Add to Calendar 10/29/2022 10:00 AM 10/29/2022 3:00 PM America/New_York Annual Dia de los Muertos Celebration

    All Dia de los Muertos activities are included with regular Museum admission*
    Rockwell Members, Kids/Teens (17 & Under): FREE
    Pre-registration is encouraged; walk-ins welcome!

    Register for Sugar Skull and Paper Flower projects >>

    *You must register every person in your group – children and adults! All children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver, and therefore all adults must register too.

    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 foodsDecorate sugar skulls, make paper flowers and learn about this special Mexican holiday. This year’s event will be held in person; sign up for a time slot to ensure safe social distancing for families as we persevere through the pandemic together.

    Celebrate Day of the Dead with The Rockwell Museum and regional Mexican folk artists. This family-friendly event will be held in The Rockwell’s parking lot, KIDS ROCKWELL Art Lab and the Museum galleries.

    • colorful sugar skull for dia de los muertosSugar Skulls
    • Paper Flowers
    • Mexican Dance
    • Oaxacan Culture
    • Traditional Foods
    • Build an Ofrenda

    Did You Know?

    Throughout the month of October, middle school Spanish students from the surrounding area visit the Museum to participate in a Dia de los Muertos tour. The tour program focuses on works of art connected to themes of loss and remembrance. In addition, Rockwell educators and volunteers provide outreach programming to Grade 3 classrooms connected to the study of Mexico unit. As part of the school tour visits and outreach programs, students create projects inspired by Mexican folk art traditions.

    The Rockwell Museum | 111 Cedar Street, Corning, NY 14830

    All Dia de los Muertos activities are included with regular Museum admission*
    Rockwell Members, Kids/Teens (17 & Under): FREE
    Pre-registration is encouraged; walk-ins welcome!

    Register for Sugar Skull and Paper Flower projects >>

    *You must register every person in your group – children and adults! All children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver, and therefore all adults must register too.

    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 foodsDecorate sugar skulls, make paper flowers and learn about this special Mexican holiday. This year’s event will be held in person; sign up for a time slot to ensure safe social distancing for families as we persevere through the pandemic together.

    Celebrate Day of the Dead with The Rockwell Museum and regional Mexican folk artists. This family-friendly event will be held in The Rockwell’s parking lot, KIDS ROCKWELL Art Lab and the Museum galleries.

    • colorful sugar skull for dia de los muertosSugar Skulls
    • Paper Flowers
    • Mexican Dance
    • Oaxacan Culture
    • Traditional Foods
    • Build an Ofrenda

    Did You Know?

    Throughout the month of October, middle school Spanish students from the surrounding area visit the Museum to participate in a Dia de los Muertos tour. The tour program focuses on works of art connected to themes of loss and remembrance. In addition, Rockwell educators and volunteers provide outreach programming to Grade 3 classrooms connected to the study of Mexico unit. As part of the school tour visits and outreach programs, students create projects inspired by Mexican folk art traditions.