SUPER SÁBADO!
Free Third Saturdays at El Museo


Bring la familia and enjoy a fun-filled day at El Museo! Throughout the year, we open our doors to everyone interested in exploring the vibrancy and diversity of Latino Culture through free art-making workshops, storytelling, concerts, and more. SUPER SÁBADO! showcases traditions, cultural expressions, and the latest in Latino art.
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THREE KINGS DAY


Each year El Museo celebrates its time-honored tradition of the Three Kings Day Parade. Watch as this renowned procession explodes throughout the streets of El Barrio with lively music, dancing, and parrandas!
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DIA DE LOS MUERTOS


Join us for a very special Super Sábado, as we celebrate Mexico’s beloved 3,000 year-old tradition that commemorates friends and relatives who have passed away with a free fun-filled day of activities!
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ARTEXPLORERS FAMILY CORNER


During Super Sabado, stop by our arteXplorers Family Corner, where you can pick up fun and educational activity cards to help you explore Las Galerías and learn more about our offerings for families.


ARTEXPLORER ACTIVITY CARDS


Throughout the year, El Museo provides unique events and resources that offer fun and meaningful cultural experiences for people of all ages.

ArteXplorers Activity Cards highlight a specific artwork in El Museo’s exhibitions. They include pointed questions and hands-on activities that encourage close looking and critical thinking and promote a deeper level of engagement with artworks in the galleries.


To use at El Museo:


Learn about the history of stickball, one of the neighborhood pastimes of El Barrio!
For the Activity Card in English, click here.
For the Activity Card in Spanish, click here.

What object from home would you donate to a museum?
Explore the El Museo es tu Museo gallery and see what people in El Barrio have contributed to Museum Starter Kit.
For the Activity Card in English, click here.
For the Activity Card in Spanish, click here.

Discover the Pre-Columbian inspirations behind Raphael Montañez Ortiz’s colorful sculptures.
For the Activity Card in English, click here.
For the Activity Card in Spanish, click here.

Uncover the many stories within Rafael Tufiño’s festive print, Comparsa!
For the Activity Card in English, click here.
For the Activity Card in Spanish, click here.

Enjoy the celebration of Carnaval through Manuel Macarrulla’s lively street scene.
For the Activity Card in English, click here.
For the Activity Card in Spanish, click here.


To use at home:


Meet Polina Porra’s Three Kings puppets, the stars of El Museo’s annual Three Kings Parade!
For the Activity Card in English, click here.
For the Activity Card in Spanish, click here.

Meet Michelle Melo’s La Catrina, one of the most famous Dia de los Muertos characters.
For the Activity Card in English, click here.
For the Activity Card in Spanish, click here.

Discover how Arnaldo Roche Rabell used different textures to create We Have to Dream in Blue. For the Activity Card, click here.

Examine a Guatemalan Jaguar mask and learn about the role of costumes in Carnaval. For the Activity Card, click here.

Check out how Gregorio Marzan used recycled materials to create a Rooster toy for his children! For the Activity Card,  click here.

Look closely and discover the reverse applique process used to make molas, the Panamanian Kuna textile. For the Activity Card, click here.

Explore the relationship between color and mood in Carmen Herrera’s abstract painting, Red on Red. For the Activity Card, click here.

Investigate how print-maker Juan Sanchez combined symbols to create El Padre, El Hijo, El Espiritu Santo. For the Activity Card, click here.