AUGUST 2019 E-NEWS
ON SALE AUGUST 2:
Fri., Oct. 11 | 6 - 10 pm
Celebrate the opening of " El Arte de las Almas: Día de los Muertos 2019 " at the Museum's annual Fiesta on Fri., Oct. 11! Festivities include Mayahuel food and drinks for sale; Maquilli Tonatiuh Aztec Dancers performance ; live music; free face painting and costume contest; sugar skull workshops ($15 materials fee); hands-on activities and more. Tickets: Early Bird $5 (limited to 250); Advance $10 through Oct. 9; Door $20 day-of. Tickets on sale at 10 am on Fri., Aug. 2 online and in Museum Store. Visit link for details or to plan a purchase.
CONTINUING:
Through Sept. 22
Through Oct. 31
Through Dec. 29
LAST CALL:
Sun., Aug. 4 | 1 - 3 pm
Last chance to register for the Volunteer Open House on Sun., Aug 4! This free, informational event gives prospective volunteers an overview of the program and the opportunity to meet staff, enjoy refreshments and tour current exhibits. Visit link below for more information or R.S.V.P. by 5 pm on Fri., Aug. 2.
Mon., Sept. 9 | 10 am - 2 pm
Homeschool students invited to explore K-12 learning programs and enjoy $3.50 each admission.
Sat., Sept. 21 | 1 - 3 pm
Register for your free ticket valid on admission for 2 starting on Wed., Aug. 15 at link below.
JUST ANNOUNCED:
Sat., Oct. 12 | 11 am, 1 pm & 3 pm
Learn how to design and decorate a calavera de azúcar (sugar skull) for Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) on Sat., Oct. 12! Requires $15 materials fee for pre-made skull and royal icing plus admission to all current exhibits including “ El Arte de las Almas: Día de los Muertos 2019 .” Reserve your seat today at link below.
1st weekend of month

Free admission for Bank of America, Merrill Lynch and U.S. Trust card holders.  
Ends Sept. 1

Free admission for active duty military and up to 5 family members with ID.
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