Friday October 31st, 2014 - 11:00 am
Join Discovery Gateway: The Children's Museum of Utah for its annual SUPER FUN Halloween celebration – Spooktacular. This special fundraising event will feature more scare-free fun than ever before including trick-or-treating in the Front Door Maze, STEM programming, art experiences and special activities for preschoolers. Visit www.discoverygateway.org for information.
Saturday November 1st, 2014 - 11:55 am
Artes de Mexico of Utah will join Discovery Gateway for their Dia de los Muertos event! We will provide a mini-exhibit about Jose Guadalupe Posada and will teach about the wonderful Mexican tradition of Día de los Muertos. Kids will make masks, skeleton puppets, papel picado banners, and tissue paper flowers. Free: Maskmaking, ballet folklorico.
Artist Sonia Pentz will display her altar, Rocio Valle will sing Mexican songs, and everyone will enjoy traditional Pan de Muertos. Claudia Benítez, Cultural Attache of the Consulate of Mexico in Salt Lake City, will give a talk every hour about how Day of the Dead is celebrated in Mexico, at noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. For more information and tickets, visit www.childmuseum.org.