9th Annual Dia de los Muertos Celebration
Saturday, October 22
12:00 to 4:00 p.m.
$Admission is Pay-What-You-Like$
$Entrada es Pague Lo Que Usted Desee$
Outdoors – East Lawn + First Floor of the museum
Space is Limited. Tickets Required. *No Tickets Sold At The Door.*
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The Kansas City Museum’s Ninth Annual Dia de los Muertos Celebration will explore the history and cultural traditions of Mexico. This year’s celebration is presented in partnership with the Mattie Rhodes Art Center, Crossroads Hotel, TICO Productions, Stone Lion Puppet Theatre, Mi Mercado Fresh Market, Artists Craftsman KC, and La Mega KC radio!
Expect to spend about 1.5 hours at this event
It’s all outdoors, wear comfortable shoes
Enter from Gladstone Blvd., south gate
Street parking only on both sides of Gladstone Blvd. and along the museum, since 1940
Please do not block personal driveways and respect city parking signs, you might be towed
For ADA needs and accommodations, please contact us at 816.702.7702
Enjoy live mariachi music by Mariachi Estrella KC
Day of the Dead Puppets by Stone Lion Puppet Theatre
Live performances by Grupo Folklorico Izcalli
Free kids face painting by artist Jessica Manco, Kathryn Messick, and the Van Horn Art Department
Free kids’ arts and crafts by: Mattie Rhodes Art Center, Artists Craftsman KC, Consulate of Mexico, and Kansas City Museum
Shop from local vendors such as: Tzintzun Clothing, The Sunflower Market, Ollama Coffee, Virginia’s Mexican Arts & Crafts, Shop Veronica Style, and Panaderia de las Americas, and Maria’s Closet.
Food trucks will be available to purchase food and drinks from:
La Hamburgesa Local, Snow & Roast, Sugar Skull Mexican Food Truck., and PH Coffee!
***NO OUTSIDE FOOD OR DRINKS WILL BE PERMITTED. Please help us support local! ***
Contribute to the outdoor and indoor community altars. Items placed at the altar will not be returned. After your altar viewing, step inside the museum and visit Wisteria Boutique to purchase some fun and colorful Day of the Dead items.
Only the first floor of the museum will be open to the public. Restrooms located on the lower level.
Thank you for continuing to support the Kansas City Museum. All proceeds benefit the museum’s educational and public programs.
As guidance and recommendations continue to change, our plans will be evaluated and updated.
For more information, please contact Director of Visitor Experience & Public Programming Paul Gutiérrez at firstname.lastname@example.org or 816.702.7705. Para mas información, comuníquese con Paul Gutiérrez al 816.702.7705.