The Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology is one of the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture. Buy tickets or reserve space here for Peabody Museum classes, lectures, and events, where children and adults enjoy hands-on activities, conversations about world cultures, and performances.
See the Peabody Museum calendar for a complete listing of upcoming talks and events, most of which are free, or free with Museum admission.
Saturday, October 29, 2016
Celebrate Day of the Dead with a festive evening of music, food, and community. Remember departed loved ones in front of this year’s Día de los Muertos altar, savor traditional Mexican food, and enjoy lively Mexican music.
Special Event for Adults 18 & Over. Advance tickets required.
Tickets include admission to the museum and social event, two food tastings, and one beverage (alcoholic or non-alcoholic). A selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks will be available for purchase.
All ticket sales are final—no refunds or exchanges.
Guests in catrina or calavera costumes will be eligible to win special prizes! For inspiration, see the work of artist José Guadalupe Posada (1852-1913).
Free event parking available at the 52 Oxford Street Garage.
Co-sponsored by the Consulate General of Mexico in Boston and the Mexico, Central America, and Caribbean Program at the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University.
Fees: $20 members/$25 nonmembers
Best for families: The Day of the Dead Family Celebration is Sunday, October 30 from noon-4:00 PM. No advance ticketing required for the Family Celebration.
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