Día de los Muertos: Communal Altar Installation 2023

Date / Time

October 30, 2023

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Día de los Muertos: Communal Altar Installation 2023
Oct. 30
1-3 p.m.
Latino Cultural Center, Lecture Center B2

Join the UIC Latino Cultural Center for this special commemoration!

We invite you to participate in our annual communal altar installation by bringing a photo or a remembrance item of a departed loved one to place on our altar, which will be on display until Friday, Nov. 3.

Other Dia de los Muertos activities include:

Dia de los Muertos: Live Performance and Art Activities
4-6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31
Latino Cultural Center, LC B2

Join us for pan de muerto, sugar skull decorating, a face painting workshop and live music. Attendees are invited to contribute to our community altar as we honor departed loved ones through storytelling. Activities are first-come, first-served.
Face painting workshop by Kaelyn Andrade.
Live music performance by Jose Alfredo.

Heritage Garden Harvest Fest: Rest, Reclamation, Rebirth
1-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1
Latino Cultural Center, LC B2
Join us to celebrate the Heritage Garden’s 10th year anniversary! Create skull-shaped seed bombs for your community’s guerrilla gardens and monarch habitats, repurpose fabric scraps through creative expression and celebrate this year’s unique harvest. We will be handing out teas, salves, seeds and much more!
All audiences are welcome.

For access needs or questions, email us at lcc@uic.edu or call 312-996-3095.

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