Tag: Dia De Los Muertos

Dia De Los Muertos at Bowers

Image from Bowers Museum Facebook page
Image from Bowers Museum Facebook page

Día de los Muertos is one of the most celebrated holidays in Mexico. With the belief that on October 31 and November 1 the spirits of our beloved family members come to be with us once again, it is a time of remembrance and a celebration of life.

The Bowers and Bowers Kidseum will celebrate today, Sunday, November 1, 2015 with a free family festival and FREE museum admission. Festivities will include live music and dance performances, face painting, and sugar skull decorating.

At Bowers Kidseum, there will be a special exhibition of “Casa de las Calaveras.” Celebrate the nuptials of José and Gloria, the couple from the hereafter! Then join them on a multicultural adventure as they travel the world on Día de Los Muertos!

Schedule of Events:

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11:00 AM – 3:30 PM Joel Aceves, classical guitarist, plays the romantic music of Latin America
Margaret and Cleo Key Courtyard
11:00 AM – 4:00 PM Face painting and Sugar Skull decorating
12:00 PM Martin Espino
1:00 PM Ballet Folklorico, Las Estrellas of Orange County School of Arts
1:30 PM OC Mariachi with the Mariachi Kids, under the direction of Maestro Gabriel Zavala
2:45 PM Xipe Totec, Danza Azteca

Bowers Museum is located at 2002 N.Main Street, Santa Ana, CA 92706

This free festival and museum admission are generously sponsored by The James Irvine Foundation, the Nicholas Endowment, and Bank of America.

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Dia De Los Muertos Event Guide

 If your looking for 2014 Dia De Los Muertos Celebration or Class, chances are you’ll find it here. MexicanSugarSkulls.com has the most comprehensive list of Die De Los Muertos Festivals I’ve found.

In addition, this site also has the most incredible instructions to make your own sugar skulls and other crafts, pre-made sugar skulls, decorating supplies, books, jewelry and even wedding supplies.

2014 Day of the Dead / Dia de los Muertos Special Events Guide – US & International & Online.

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Image from mexicansugarskulls.com

 

Day of the Dead is celebrated in Mexico on November 1 & 2. This is a created by the indigenous people to honor their loved ones that have passed away.

An alter is decorated with handmade sugar skulls, flowers and food in their loved ones honor. Dia de Los Muertos is becoming very popular in States as more people find this as way to celebrate their loved ones lives.

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Target Free – First Sunday: Day of the Dead Family Festival

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Sunday, November 2, 2014 Bowers Museum FREE First Sunday will celebrate Dia De Los Muertos “Day of The Dead” Festival  from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Schedule of events

Missions and Ranchos Exhibit Hall 

10:00am – 4:00pm – View the beautiful Ofrenda (memorial altar) and leave a note for a departed loved one

JOHN M. LEE COURT

1:00 am – 3:30 pm • Joel Aceves, classical guitarist, plays the romantic music of Latin America

MARGARET AND CLEO KEY COURTYARD

11:00am – 4:00 pm Face painting, Sugar Skull decorating, Calavera magnets and Muertos art
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12:00 – Ek Balam Dance Company, under the direction of Martin Espino and Rosa Garcia

1:00 pm Ballet Folklorico, Las Estrellas of Orange County School of the Arts
1:30pm OC Mariachi with the Mariachi Kids, under the direction of maestro Gabriel Zavala

2:45 pm Xipe Totec, Danza Azteca

Free admission to limited engagement exhibitions is limited to the first 1,500 people on a first come, first served basis. Each recipient must be present. Tickets can be picked up in the North Wing.

Free admission is also included to Bowers Museum permanent exhibitions including: Sacred Realms: Temple Murals by Shashi Dhoj Tulachand; Spirits and Headhunters: Art of the Pacific Islands; California Legacies: Missions and Ranchos; Vision of the Shaman, Song of the Priest; California: The Golden Years; Ancient Arts of China.

 BOWERS MUSEUM

2002 N.MAIN STREET
SANTA ANA, CA 92706
714.567.3600

For more information, contact 714.567.3600.

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Day of the Dead Festival & Teen Festival at the MUCK

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In partnership with the Boys and Girls Club of Fullerton, The Muckenthaler Cultural Center will host a FREE event especially for young people at this family-friendly event. The MUCK has combined the highly successful Day of the Dead Celebration and the Teen Festival!

There will be youth bands, teen organizations, Latino arts and crafts, alters, poetry slam, art competition, free art workshops and food vendors.

Details:

Thursday, October 30, 2014

6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.

Muckenthaler Cultural Center

1201 West Malvern Avenue
Fullerton, CA 92833

Admission is FREE

Phone: 714-738-6595

 

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Dia De Los Muertos Workshops at MOLAA

 3 days, 3 great family fun events at MOLAA that encourage art, history and the traditions of Dia Los Muertos. All events are free for kids ages 12 and under.

MOLAA is exclusively dedicated to modern and contemporary Latin American art.

On Wednesday, October 29, 2014, learn how to make a Calavera Mask  from Artist, Tony Dominguez.

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 On Thursday, October 30, 2014, join in on a Sugar Skulls Workshop.

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On Friday, October 31, 2014, drop in for Dia De Los Muertos face painting and Arts & Crafts.

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Where: MOLAA, 628 Alamitos Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90802

Admission:

General Admission $ 9.00
Seniors $ 6.00
Students $ 6.00
MOLAA Members FREE
Children under 12 years FREE

 There is ample free parking adjacent to the Museum.

 

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Target FREE day: Dia De Los Muertos Celebration

Celebrate Dia de Los Muertos Celebration with a FREE day at Children’s Museum at La Habra on Sunday, November 2, 2014 from 1:00 – 5: 00 p.m.

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An indigenous observance dating back hundreds of years to the times of the Aztecs- Dia de los Muertos is a colorful day celebrated in Mexico in honor of departed loved ones. Visitors will enjoy the festivities while making decorated sugar skulls and whimsical calavera masks, and sampling sweet bread and Mexican hot chocolate.

*IMPORTANT NOTE-To allow for a more comfortable and enjoyable free visit, handstamps are issued for specified time slots, with a maximum of 250 per session. Session times: 1pm-2:45pm, and 3:15-5:00pm.

 Children’s Museum at La Habra

301 South Euclid Street
La Habra CA 90631

Phone Number
(562) 383-4236

 

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FREE Sundays at MOLAA

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Discover the Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) through their FREE Sunday program. MOLAA is exclusively dedicated to modern and contemporary Latin American art.

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The Museum of Latin American Art expands knowledge and appreciation of modern and contemporary Latin American art through its Collection, ground-breaking Exhibitions, stimulating Educational Programs, and engaging Cultural Events.

When: Every Sunday

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 5: 00 p.m.

Where: MOLAA, 628 Alamitos Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90802

Admission:

General Admission $ 9.00
Seniors $ 6.00
Students $ 6.00
MOLAA Members FREE
Children under 12 years FREE

 There is ample free parking adjacent to the Museum.

 

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Friday Night Art Workshops at MOLAA

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Learn how to make a mini alter for Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) at this FREE workshop from Associate Curator of Education, Rebecca Horta of MOLAA.

 MOLAA is exclusively dedicated to modern and contemporary Latin American art.

Bring a photograph of the person you wish to honor and a a small box on which to build your alter. They’ll provided all the other materials.

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Space is limited and reservations are required. Call 562-437-1689 to reserve your spot.

When: Friday, October 24, 2014

Where: MOLAA, 628 Alamitos Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90802

Time: 4:00 -5:30 p.m. and 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Fee: Free

There is ample free parking adjacent to the Museum.

 

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