Wyoming State Museum Family Days, Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)
Explore the cultural traditions and folk art of Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. Participants will celebrate the holiday as they decorate sugar skulls, make tissue paper marigolds and papel picado, view examples of altars, learn traditional dancing with members of Las Angelitas Unidas y Los Rayos del Sol.
Dia de los Muertos is a day dedicated to remembering those who have departed. As opposed to Halloween, it is a day of celebration filled with rich cultural traditions and colorful folk arts. Celebrating those traditions and arts is a way for us to explore the cultures that are a part of Wyoming’s past and present. Children must be accompanied by an adult.