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Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead Celebration

November 2, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Regular museum admission rates apply

Celebración Familiar/Family Celebration

Live music, Oaxacan wood carving, and festive decorations help to make this a joyful event designed to remember and welcome back the spirits of loved ones. Decorate a sugar skull (additional $6 fee); sip spicy chocolate; make papel picado (cut paper banners), cempasúchil flowers, and other artwork; and write a message in any language you choose to place upon the community altar. The community altar art will be created by students at the Rafael Hernández Dual Language School in Boston.

Family Event. Regular museum admission rates apply. No advance registration is required.

Admission includes pan de muerto (sweet bun) and activities

Co-sponsored by the Consulate General of Mexico in Boston and the Mexico, Central America, and Caribbean Program at the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University.


November 2, 2019
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Regular museum admission rates apply
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Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology
11 Divinity Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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