TIME: 05:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Learn more about this joyful holiday, a national symbol of Mexico. Enjoy craft activities for the young and young at heart. Personalize a sugar skull (extra fee), learn about the natural history of Mexico, watch live folk dance and mariachi performances, purchase traditional pan de muerto, hot chocolate or specialty cocktails. Contribute your message of love to honor and celebrate the lives of the departed at the museum’s altars.
See website for full details and schedule.
Free admission. Activities are free except where noted. Free event parking at the 52 Oxford Street Garage. Space is limited; please RSVP by October 25 at noon and check in on arrival.
This event is part of ArtsThursdays a university-wide initiative supported by Harvard University Committee on the Arts (HUCA).
Presented by the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, the Harvard Museum of Natural History, and the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture in collaboration with the Consulate General of Mexico in Boston and the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University.
Photo © Angela Rowlings