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Family Art Project: Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead

Family Art Project- Día de los Muertos:Day of the Dead

Oct 30 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until Oct 30, 2022

Wave Hill
West 249th Street & Independence Avenue
Bronx, NY

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Suggested Ages: All

$10/adults, $6/students & seniors, $4/ages 6-18

Enjoy nature-inspired art projects among gorgeous gardens and trees overlooking the Hudson River. Celebrate this special Mexican cultural holiday and learn about nicho boxes, small shadow boxes filled with meaning and purpose that honor a lost loved one. Decorate a box with objects and natural materials.

Takes place indoors, but there is some outdoor walking to get to the project.

The number of families able to participate at any given time will be limited to about nine. If you arrive and capacity is full, program staff will provide a “come back” card so you will have first entry for the next session.

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Enjoy nature-inspired art projects among gorgeous gardens and trees overlooking the Hudson River. Themes change weekly.

Takes place indoors, but there is some outdoor walking to get to the project.

The number of families able to participate at any given time will be limited to about nine. If you arrive and capacity is full, program…

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