Dia de los Muertos (Mexican Day of the Dead) Festival

Mexican Day of the Dead Festival
Sunday November 5 | 11:00am-3:30pm

 Celebrate Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) at the Bowers Museum as we honor our departed ones with music, dance and art.


John M. Lee Court

12 - 3:45 PM Joel Aceves, classical guitarist and Bowers favorite, plays traditional Mexican songs

Margaret and Cleo Key Courtyard

11 AM – 4 PM Face Painting, Art Projects for the Entire Family: decorate sugar skulls, make calavera artifacts and enjoy hot Mexican hot chocolate and pan de muerto (bread of the dead)
12 PM O.C. Mariachi Kids, plays the traditional rancheras of Mexico
12:45 PM Raices de Mexico Ballet Folklorico, performs La Zandunga, danced to a song composed as a lament of the death of the composer’s mother
1:00 PM Intermission
1:30 PM El Santo Golpe, plays son jarocho and cumbias for your listening and dancing
2:30 PM Xipe Totec Danza Azteca, performs the dances of the Aztec underworld

Sponsored by The Nicholas Endowment

 Location: Bowers Key Courtyard and Bowers Kidseum
Ticket Info: FREE festival. General admission to Bowers Museum and Kidseum is free on Festival Sundays for Members and Santa Ana residents only.


ENDURANCE: The Antarctic Legacy of Sir Earnest Shackleton and Frank Hurley

KIDSEUM is open on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017 from 10am to 4pm
General admission is free on festival Sundays for Santa Ana residents only.
Kidseum admission is $10 ($5 discount with Bowers Museum admission receipt) & Bowers members are free.
Kidseum is located 2 blocks south of the Bowers at 1802 North Main Street
Interactive & High-tech exhibits feat. Art & Archaeology | Face Painting & Art Projects

Featuring: FUTURE PARK, an art + technology exhibit.


Event details

November 5, 2017 11:00 am - 3:30 pm

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