Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is an annual celebration that honors those who have passed away. The holiday blends influences from indigenous Latin America and colonial Spain and features folk art, ofrendas (or altars), and celebratory food, and music. Learn more about Día de los Muertos by exploring the resources below.
Images by José Guadalupe Posada:
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Día de los Muertos Altar and Community Celebration
Date: Wednesday, October 18 & Thursday, October 19
Location: Germantown (HS 011)
Registration: None required
Contact: Maria Sprehn