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Day of Dead Alter

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Attention Scout groups! Church groups! Latin American culture clubs! Families! Spanish language classes and clubs! Neighborhood groups, too!

Penn Museum, the Mexican Cultural Center of Philadelphia and the Consulate of Mexico, are preparing for the 5th annual Day of the Dead, a culturally rich remembrance of those who have gone before, and a joyous celebration of life.

Mark your calendars for October 29, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, and plan to join the celebration.

Right now, community groups are invited to participate in the event by creating a traditional altar for the day.

Details below. For more information call the Mexican Cultural Center at 215.592.0410, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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