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The International Center aims to promote events in Indiana that highlight and celebrate cultural diversity and international relations. Whether you like to engage in international diplomacy, eat Chinese food, dance to Russian music, celebrate a French holiday, or participate in Scottish games, we hope you’ll find a way to celebrate and participate in our global city.

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El Dia de los Muertos

October 31, 2015

- FREE

The Indiana State Museum and the Eiteljorg Museum, together will host Dia de los Muertos Festival, a celebration of deceased love ones that will allow visitors the opportunity to learn about the history and traditions associated with this Mexican holiday. Guests will have the opportunity to join in on hands-on activities and enjoy lively performances. Admission to this event is free!

Activities Include:

  • Sugar skull decorating
  • Calaca (skeleton) making
  • Day of the Dead Altar Exhibition
  • Creating a punched tin ornament with New Mexican tinsmith, Richard Gabriel Jr.
  • Making papel picado (decorative cut paper) with local artist, Beatriz Vazquez
  • Crafting personal ofrendas (altars)
  • Day of the Dead Ofrenda display created by local artists
  • Day of the Dead Altar workshops
  • Musical and Cultural Performances

This event is proudly sponsored by the International Center’s Festival Fund

Details

Date:
October 31, 2015
Cost:
FREE

Organizer

Indiana State Museum

Venue

Indiana State Museum
650 W Washington St
Indianapolis, IN 46204 United States
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Details

Date:
October 31, 2015
Cost:
FREE

Organizer

Indiana State Museum

Venue

Indiana State Museum
650 W Washington St
Indianapolis, IN 46204 United States
+ Google Map
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