Join us on Saturday, October 27, 2018 for our annual Dia de los Muertos Free Family Day Celebration at the Art Museum! Come by the Art Museum from 11am-3pm to enjoy art projects, Dia de los Muerots inspired talks, dances, games, lectures, music, Mariachi and so much more!
All Day Festivities include:
altar in honor of Mexican aritst Diego Rivera
family workshops to create papel picado, sugar skulls, ofrendas “deadication” cards, skeleton craft bags and calavera masks
marshmallow sugar skulls with Carolina Forest Library
Spanish/English translation game
sampling of traditional breads and hot chocolate
children’s literature display with Chapin Memorial Library
authentic Mexican food by Fiesta Mexicana
Diego Rivera-inspired mural
11:45 am | Zumba dancing
12:00 pm | Criss Cross Mangosauce bilingual music and stories
12:30 pm | Day of the Dead lecture
1:00 pm | roving Mariachi Nuevo Guadalajara
1:00 pm | Criss Cross Mangosauce bilingual music and stories
2:15 pm | Traditional dancing
2:50 pm | children’s pinata
Schedule subject to change. Additional parking is available in the parking garage located behind the Art Museum, on Springmaid Blvd.
Dia de los Muertos is generously sponsored by:
Publix Super Markets Charities
South Carolina Arts Commission
Food provided by:
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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.