Some Museum members may have received a Dia de los Muertos invitation which includes the wrong date. Please note that the date for this event is: Saturday, October 29, 2016.
Join us for our annual Free Family Day at the Art Museum:
Dia de los Muertos
A Mexican-American celebration for all ages
Saturday, October 29, 2016 | 11 am – 3 pm
This annual event is fun for the whole family! Join us on Saturday, October 29th 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 sure to be fun for the whole family.
Festivities include: altar in honor of Mexican artist Raúl Anguiano | family workshops to create papel picado (paper banners), sugar skulls, painted pumpkin skulls, dancing skeletons and calavera (skeleton) masks | Spanish/English translation game | sampling of traditional breads and Mexican hot chocolate | face painting | lotería (bingo) | music | children’s literature display | videos | authentic Mexican food by Fiesta Mexicana | Raúl Anguiano-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 Ballet Folklorico St. James (2:15) | children’s piñata (2:50) | schedule subject to change
Thank you to our generous sponsors:
Presenting Sponsor: Publix Supermarket Charities
Supporting Sponsor: BB&T
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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.