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At-Home Anthro LIVE

La Ofrenda: Elements of the Altar

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 |
1:00PM - 1:45PM ET

This is a virtual event.
A large, colorfully decorated altar for Dia de los Muertos


Virtual Event - Penn Museum


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Bring your natural curiosity and craftiness into FREE live learning sessions by Penn Museum educators. Every Tuesday, join these 30-minute sessions—perfect for kids in elementary to middle school—to dig deeper into world cultures, archaeology, and anthropology with demonstrations of hands-on projects you can try at home!

Learn about one of Mexico's best-known traditions: Día de los Muertos. Discover how the country's geography and natural riches connect to the deep meaning of la ofrenda (the altar) at the center of this holiday. Learners will explore each element of an ofrenda as they draw an altar along with us and add personal designs that make it unique to their own lives!

Recommended Materials: Paper and pencils, crayons, or markers.

Free to Registered Guests