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Dia de los Muertos



Aztec Dancers

Sugar Skull

Traditional Face Paint

 Join thousands of your friends and neighbors in enjoying this traditional celebration of life at the 8th annual Día de los Muertos Free Community Festival on Sunday, November 4.
 Tacoma Art Museum is partnering with Centro Latino and Proyecto MoLÉ once again to celebrate Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). The free festival will feature traditional art, music, live performances, food, and several hands-on art-making activities.

Schedule of Día de los Muertos Events at Tacoma Art Museum

Sunday, November 4, 10 am-4 pm

Murray Family Event Space

12 pm Welcome

12:15 pm Grupo Quetzalcoatl De Olympia Aztec Dance Performance

1 pm Mariachi Ayutla

2 pm Grupo Quetzalcoatl De Olympia Aztec Dance Performance

Ongoing Activities

  • Decorate Sugar Skulls
    Esther and Gene Grant, Ben B. Cheney Foundation Art Classroom
  • Paint and Stencil a Terracotta Pot
    M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust Open Art Studio
  • Learn about Diá de los Muertos
    Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Art Resource Center
  • Connect with the Community Altars
    Leslie P. Sussman Atrium
  • Festive Face Painting
    Marie A. Helmer Lobby
  • Teens Take Over the Plaza
    Join teen volunteers from Proyecto MoLÉ in a tent on the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation Plaza that's filled with fun activities and items to purchase.


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