Celebrate “Day of the Dead”
at El Museo Latino
October 7 - November 4, 2023

Families from across the greater Omaha area will be able to celebrate the Day of the Dead / Dia de Muertos
at El Museo Latino beginning October 7, 2023 and continuing through November 4, 2023.  
Combining elements from indigenous Aztec and Christian traditions, the Day of the Dead remembers
our departed loved ones through the “ofrenda” (offering) which includes flowers, candles, incense, candy,
favorite foods, and special bread called pan de muertos”. 
Guided tours are available with advance reservation. 


Public Tours:
Saturday, October 14: English at 1pm; Spanish at 1:30pm
Saturday, October 28: English at 1pm; Spanish at 1:30pm

Free Family Day:
Saturday, October 28: 11:30am - 1:30pm

Día de Muertos Workshops: 

The calavera
, meaning skull in Spanish, has become one of the most recognizable elements of Día de Muertos/Day of the Dead. Hands-on Skull Painting and Sugar Skulls workshops available.

To register in advance call (402) 731-1137. 

$10 per person, for non-members
$8 per person, for members

Skull Painting

Paint your own colorful, unique skull to take home.
Saturday, October 14: 11:30 am  - 1:00pm
FULL: Wednesday, October 18: 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Sugar Skulls

Make your own Día de Muertos/Day of the Dead decorative Sugar Skull.
FULL: Saturday, October 21: 11:30am - 1:00pm

To register in advance call (402) 731-1137. 

Exhibit and programs are sponsored in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, Nebraska Arts Council, Nebraska Cultural Endowment, Douglas County, and Conagra Brands Foundation.