Mattie Rhodes Center – Day of the Dead Festival

Mattie Rhodes CenterFriday, November 4 from 6-9pm

Another night of fun, this time the same week as the Mexican holiday!  To celebrate we will listen to live music and parade through the West side Neighborhood in festive costumes.  Everyone is invited to join in the fun!

6:00 – 9:00PM  Mariachi Grupo Musico & KCAI Parade


Howl at the moon…become your other self
Don’t miss this exceptional mask making workshop and opportunity to interact with an amazing artist and educator, Dr. Richard Bay. He will share his wonderful portfolio of masks and world experiences. We will provide all the materials, and fun!
Friday, October 21, 2011 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Adult Workshop Fee: $30
Saturday, October 22, 2011 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Kids Workshop Fee: $20

Dead Printz
Come make your print for Day of the Dead using simple drawing and printing methods! We’ll combine collage materials to give your imagery life for this Day of the Dead project.
Saturday, October 15, 2011
10:00am – Noon All Ages Fee: $25

Mini Altars
Come create your own small, personalized altar using traditional colors and symbolism of Day of the Dead. Please bring photos and small personal objects and we will provide all the fun decorating materials.
Saturday, October 15, 2011
1:00pm – 3:00pm All Ages Fee: $30

Collection of Calacas
This fun holiday workshop will teach you how to make a variety of skeletons including sugar skulls, skull bead necklaces, and more!
Saturday, November 12, 2011
10:00am – Noon All Ages Fee: $30


Tuesdays- Fridays
Oct. 10 – Nov.16
Visit the gallery with your group and get a guided tour of the  exhibit, fun and educational Day of the Dead information and a hands-on cultural art activity!

Choose from:
Calaca Tin Ornaments or Bottle Cap Magnets ($5/student)
Sugar Skulls ($7/student)
Guided Tour  only ($3/student)
Tuesday – Friday

Please call 816-221-2349 to register for Tours and Workshops
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