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Calaveras Workshop

October 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT

Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a traditional Mexican celebration honoring those no longer with us.  Stop by and have fun creating your own Calavera while sharing stories, food, and celebrating life! 

We will host a two-day (Saturday/Sunday) event and have two art activities in our gallery space, paying homage to the traditions of Day of the Dead which is celebrated on November 2nd. The first activity is a “cut and decorate” Calavera mask: a representation of a human skull, with markers, paints, and other crafting supplies. The second is to have sugar Calaveras for participants to decorate with piped icing, the sugar skulls (Calavera) are used in the Mexican celebration of the Day of the Dead to decorate altars for loved ones who have passed. We will also have Pan de Muertos, a type of sweet bread made during this time, and hot Chocolate for participants to enjoy as well as customary musical performance.

Attend either workshop:
Workshop Day 1: Saturday October 15, 10am-12pm
Workshop Day 2: Sunday, October 16, 10am-12pm


October 15
10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT


OPEN Center for the Arts
Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art


OPEN Center for the Arts
2214 S Sacramento Ave
Chicago, IL 60623 United States
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