2015 Día de Muertos/Day of the Dead
The celebration of the Día
de Muertos/Day of the Dead» is rooted in both
indigenous Mexican and Catholic religious beliefs. These
traditions center on honoring and celebrating the Dead.
In the last few decades celebrations of Day of the Dead
have increased in popularity throughout the U.S.
The resulting, often humorous view of death as part of the
life cycle provides and opportunity for families to gather
and remember their loved ones.
The sugar skulls, papel
skeleton puppets» dance and processions that occur
during this time encourages participation and expression
on a variety of levels. (Photo right: Coming & Going,
Papel Picado By Catalina Delgado Trunk)
Sunday November 1, 2015
Celebrate Dia de Los Muertos/ Day of the Dead. Decorate Sugar skulls, make picture frames (visitors are invited to bring a photo pf a loved on who has passed away) sample pan de muerto, enjoy live music by Las Flores del Valle, and a performance by Los Ninos de Santa Fe, skeleton/calaca face painting and more! All by Museum Admission: New Mexico residents free every Sunday, youth 16 and under and Museum of New Mexico Foundation members always FREE!
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