Our celebration of Día de Muertos kicks off with an opening presentation by the dance group Danza Tolteca-Chichimeca. Honoring its ancestral indigenous routes the folkloric ensemble opens the two-day celebration with a lively performance and ritual.
FREE ADMISSION | Live via Zoom and El Museo’s Facebook | To RSVP, click here.
DAY ONE PROGRAMMING
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM | Opening Ceremony by Danza Tolteca-Chichimeca
12:00 PM – 12:45PM | MANOS A LA OBRA: Ofrenda en Casa
1:00 PM- 1:45PM | Loteria con La Catrina presented by Calpulli Mexican Dance Company
2:00 PM – 2:45PM | Journey to Mictlan with artist Polina Porras
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM | Video presentation of Sweet Blue by artists Libby Paloma and Ace Lehner
For full Día de Muertos programming at El Museo del Barrio, please click here.
This program is a part of El Museo en Tu Casa, our new bilingual digital initiative encouraging visitors to explore and learn about Latino art and culture. Generously supported by Tony Bechara and the Board of Trustees, the Census 2020, and the NYC COVID-19 Response & Impact Fund.