Things to do in Ventura, CA: Dia de los Muertos: Complex and Colorful Celebration of Life

Dia de los Muertos: Complex and Colorful Celebration of Life

Penn Museum


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Tuesday, 10/27   
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Bring your natural curiosity and craftiness into this FREE live learning sessions by Penn Museum educators! Join these 60-minute sessions, perfect for elementary to middle school kids, to dig deeper into world cultures, archaeology, or anthropology with demonstrations of hands-on projects you can try at home. Kids will learn about one of Mexico'€™s best-known traditions: '€œThe Day of the Dead.'€ and see how the riches of the country'€™s geography connect to the deep meaning of this holiday'€™s traditional altars, while discovering the symbolism of each element. This workshop concludes with a craft activity, related to the festival, and a reading of poetry in Nahuatl, the language of the powerful Aztecs.

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