For nearly 20 years, Atlanta History Center has partnered with the Consul General of Mexico and the Institute of Mexican Culture to host Day of the Dead on our campus.
Day of the Dead in Mexico doesn’t mean to worship death, it means to celebrate life.
Our Day of the Dead festival will be hosted at Atlanta History Center Midtown on October 31st from 12–5pm. While the event is free and open to the public, capacity is limited, and advanced registration is required.
Registration information will be available soon.
Visitors of all ages can experience an authentic Day of the Dead celebration as if they were in the streets of Mexico. Enjoy traditional dancing, crafts, authentic Mexican food, and entertainment; immerse yourself in a stunning display of altars honoring family and friends who have passed; and sing to the sound of Mariachi.
Wear your favorite Day of the Dead costume and paint your face mask with skulls, skeletons, and cempasúchil flowers. For more information regarding this festival, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Nancy Luenn, 2004
Rosseane Thong, 2015
Ann Heinrich, 2006
Bob Barner, 2011
Duncan Tonatiuh, 2015
Hannah Eliot, 2018
Juan Rulfo, 1955
As we honor our deceased loved ones on Day of the Dead, we listen to music that reminds us of all the good times we shared, while speaking to our sorrow that they are no longer with us. Let this playlist & concert inspire memories of your loved ones.
This program is presented in partnership with the Consul General of Mexico, the Institute of Mexican Culture, and the Office of Guanajuato in Georgia.
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