Celebrate Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead.
Decorate sugar skulls/calaveras de azucar, sample traditional Pan de Muerto and view the Ofrenda installation by local artist Stephanie Riggs.
1:00 pm - Enjoy a Gallery talk with Leigh Thelmadatter, author of Mexican Cartonería: Paper, Paste and Fiesta in the Cartonería exhibit.
2:00 and 3:00 pm - Watch Los Niños de Santa Fe Dance Performances
2:00 – 4:00 pm - Book signing with Leigh Thelmadatter, author of Mexican Cartonería/Paper Paste and Fiesta.
Leigh Thelmadatter lives in Mexico City and works as a freelance writer specializing in Mexican culture. She has a regular column with Mexico Daily News and is the author of Mexican Cartonería: Paper, Paste and Fiesta (Schiffer 2019). Her mission is to shed light on aspects of Mexican life and culture that do not get the attention they deserve.
Books will be available for purchase in our Museum Shop.