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Day of the Dead

Presented by The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City MO

Nov 05 2017
Day of the Dead presented by The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City MO

Día De Los Muertos | Annual Day of the Dead Festival Join us in celebrating Mexican culture with live music, art activities, food, and an innovative altar display featuring a 3-D Tree of Life with projected images of artwork by local artists.

Also live printing, artists demonstrations, book display, Mexican/Latin music performances, art activities, and food available for purchase.


Free Admission

Contact: 816-751-1278


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Additional time info:

11:30 a.m.–Noon & 2–2:30 p.m. | Readings by local writers.
10:45–11:30 a.m. | El Grupo Atotonilco dance group
12:30–1:20 p.m. & 2:30–3:15 p.m. | M5 Mexican Brass

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

4525 Oak Street, Kansas City, MO 64111

Full map and directions


Entrance to the Parking Garage is off Oak Street, just south of 45th Street. The garage is fully ADA accessible. Parking is $12 per car | Free for members A free lot at the corner of 45th Street and Rockhill Road is available first come, first served. Public parking may not be available there during special events.


    • Assisted Listening System
    • Audio Description
    • Closed Caption
    • Info
    • Sign Language
    • Wheelchair Access

American Sign Language interpreters are available free of charge for talks and presentations. To schedule an interpreter, please contact or call 816-751-0441.

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