Day of the Dead/Día de los Muertos
Making a calaca mask.
Grades 2–8, 60 Minutes
(Offered Sept. through Dec. only)
Integrates with studies of
- Mexico and Mexican people today and in the past.
- Customs from around the world.
- Spanish language.
- Visual arts interdisciplinary connections.
On the Day of the Dead, November 2nd, Mexicans celebrate death as a part of life. Visit an ofrenda or altar to explore the elements of this festival through hands-on artifacts. Then make a take-home craft. Choose at the time of reservation either calacas (skull masks) or cempasúchils (paper flowers).
For information, reservations, special requests, or to be added to the mailing list, please contact Cathy Kittredge at 617-495-3216 or email email@example.com.