Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead) Community Celebration

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Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead) Community Celebration

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Celebrate Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead) at the Eiteljorg Museum with partner Nopal Cultural (an Indianapolis Latino arts and culture organization) and enjoy FREE admission! Watch musical and dance performances, create art, shop at the Mercado (marketplace), meet artists-in-residence Richard Gabriel Jr. and Ricardo Serment, take a selfie with a Catrina and so much more. This annual celebration is fun for the entire family!

Schedule of Events

11 a.m. – Welcome
What is Día de Muertos with Patricia Castañeda
Classical Music Indy featuring Master guitarist John Alvarado.

Noon – Message from Consul of Mexico in Indianapolis Luis E. Franco
Son Jarocho Music by Ida y Vuelta (Chicago)

1 p.m. – Traditions of Día de Muertos with Amber Martinez
Anderson Ballet Folklorico presented by Meztli Cultural

2 p.m. – What are Ofrendas? with Patricia Castañeda
Coro Latinoamericano de la Christ Church Cathedral directed by Yuri Rodriguez

3 p.m. – What is Pan de Muerto? Amber Martinez
Raices Folklore (Folkloric Dance Group from Seymour, Indiana)

4 p.m. – Calaveras! (sugar skulls) with Patricia Castañeda
Son Jarocho Music by Ida y Vuelta (Chicago)

5 p.m. – What is a Catrina? with Patricia Castañeda
Ballet Folklorico Columbus ( small catrina presentation)
Grupo Folklorico Macehuani

6 p.m. – What is a Calavera Literaria? with Patricia Castañeda
Son Jarocho Music by Ida y Vuelta (Chicago)

6:50 p.m. – Recap of the Día de Muertos celebration with Patricia Castañeda
Ballet Folklorico Mosaicos Kids
Ballet Folklorico Mosaicos (adults)

7:30 p.m. – Thank you! See you next year!

Details

Date:
October 26
Time:
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Venue

Eiteljorg Museum
500 West Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204 United States
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