“We are thrilled to collaborate with Hispanic Festival Inc. to host the Día de los Muertos Festival at the Museum for the fifth year,” said Lindsay Newton, youth and family programs manager for the Missouri History Museum. “It’s such a unique and meaningful way to engage the St. Louis community. Many people come back to celebrate their loved ones year after year, but the celebration also keeps growing with more visitors and events.”
Day of the Dead Festival Activities:
- Teens Make History Team story sharing station where people can interview each other and record their personal stories.
- Adult coloring station
- Scavenger hunts for all ages
- Paper mache Día de Los Muertos artifacts on loan from Laumeier Sculpture Park
- Face painting & Creating art while watching Disney Pixar’s Coco
- Learning fútbol skills with Saint Louis Club Atlético.
- A quarter mile long procession through Forest Park
- Metro Theater Company performs Frida Libre in the Museum’s Lee Auditorium