This annual event is fun for the whole family! Join us on Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 11 am – 3 pm as we turn the Art Museum into a cultural celebration in honor of Dia de los Muertos! This Free Family Day is a community favorite, with something for every member of the family to enjoy! If you have any questions, please call the Art Museum at 843.238.2510.
Additional parking located in the parking garage on Springmaid Blvd, behind the Art Museum.
All Day Festivities include:
altar in honor of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo
family workshops to create papel picado (paper banners), sugar skulls, Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera skeletons, Mexican tin mirrors and calavera (skeleton) masks
marshmallow sugar skulls with Carolina Forest Library
Spanish/English translation game
sampling of traditional breads and Mexican hot chocolate
children’s literature display with Chapin Memorial Library
authentic Mexican food by Fiesta Mexicana
Frida Kahlo-inspired mural
Zumba dancing (11:15)
Criss Cross Mangosauce bilingual music and stories (11:30 and 12:45)
Day of the Dead lecture (12N)
roving Mariachi Nuevo Guadalajara (1)
traditional dancing with Tradiciones Traditions (2:15)
children’s piñata (2:50)
schedule subject to change
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Myrtle Beach’s Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum strives to be one of the finest visual arts museums in the Carolinas. With 11 galleries that change throughout the year, Myrtle Beach’s only art museum offers exhibitions featuring paintings, textiles, sculpture, photography, video, ceramics, assemblage, collage and more. A visit to the Art Museum’s exhibitions can be enhanced by its lively programming, including artist receptions, tours, lectures, workshops and classes for both adults and children.