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12th Annual Día de los Muertos Free Community Celebration
November 6, 2016 @ 10:00 am4:00 pm

TAM’s most popular festival includes a colorful tapete (sand painting), more than 30 community altars, traditional foods, dancing, and more! Presented in partnership with Proyecto MoLE, Centro Latino, and Consulado de México en Seattle.

Cost: Free

Schedule of Events

10:30 am – Welcoming Remarks

11 am–12 pm – Mini Altars Youth Workshop

Talleres 1The first 75 guests are invited to participate in a youth mini altar or tomb art-making experience facilitated by internationally-known artist Ruben Castillo. Castillo will also be showing pieces created in collaboration with the Museum of Popular Art in Mexico City (MAP). “Lighted Alebrijes”, or fantastic creatures, will be displayed in the United States for the first time in Seattle and Tacoma in celebration of Día de los Muertos. Made possible by the Consulado de México en Seattle.

12:00–12:30 pm – CeAtl Tonalli Aztec Dance Performance

1–2 pm – Mariachi Ayutla Musical Performance

Ongoing from 10 am–4 pm

  • Metal Folk Art Activity
  • Paper Flower Making
  • Face Painting by Centro Latino
  • 30 Community Altars

Presented in Partnership with Proyecto MoLE, Centro Latino, and the Consulado de México en Seattle.

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Above: Visitors during TAM’s 11th Annual Día de los Muertos, 2015. Tapete (Sand Painting) by Artist Rene Julio.