Sugar Skulls and Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Banner Workshops - Hudson River Museum

Date: 10/16/11
Hours: Sugar Skulls: 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m.; banners: 1-3 p.m.
Ages: All
Price: Admission: $5; $3 children 5 and older; free children under 5
511 Warburton Ave. - 914-963-4550
Yonkers, NY 10701

Description: Get ready for Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) by making traditional symbols of the holiday in workshops led by artist Zafiro Acevedo. Sugar skulls are gifts for the living and the dead. Colorful felt banners depicting skeletons, skulls, crosses, tombstones, and geometric patterns that will be used to decorate the Museum's Community Altar for the following week's celebration of Dia de los Muertos.