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Day of the Dead | Dia de los Muertos | Tacoma

Nov 1, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Be part of TAM’s most popular free community festival! New this year: a Calavera Costume Contest, traditional foods, and outdoor memorials. See community altars honoring loved ones, listen to lively mariachi music, and leave your own creative mark.

-Tapete (Sand Painting) by Artist Rene Julio will be located in the lobby

-Create your own outdoor chalk memorials under TAM’s Grand Awning

-Free face painting in the Cheney Classroom (upper level)
Community and partner made altars throughout the museum

-Community and partner-made altars throughout the museum

-Traditional foods from the TAM Cafe

-Sugar skull making in the Murray Event Space

-Calavera Costume Contest (check back soon for details on how to enter to win the $100 prize!)


11 am–12 pm
Mariachi performance by Mariachi Lucero

2 pm
Performance by Danza Quetzacoatl de Olympia

3 pm
Winner of the Calavera Costume Contest announced

Throughout the day
PBS series screening: Latino Americans, showing in the video space (located near the entrance to the Haub Family Galleries)

More coming soon!


Nov 1, 2015
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Tacoma Art Museum


Tacoma Art Museum
1701 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States

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