Thank you for visiting the museum’s Día de los Muertos page. This page features recordings on all museum virtual programming.

Sunday Speaker Series Online: Reflecting on Día de los Muertos — Life, Healing and Family
Guest Speaker: Servando Hinojosa
Oct. 25, 2020

Día de los Muertos Craft Day: Calaverita
Presenter: Programs & Events Officer René Ballesteros

Día de los Muertos Craft Day: Papel Picado
Presenter: Museum staff member Anna Garrigós-Hervert

The Museum of South Texas History presents the Digital Altar Exhibit, a digital space where family and friends can remember loved ones who have since departed. Watch the video below to learn how to participate, where to find the submission form and how the data will be used for research.

La Exposición de Altares Comunitaria ha sido el punto culminante de las celebraciones del Día de los Muertos del museo, por lo que este año se está digitalizando. En este breve video, el Oficial de Programas y Eventos, René Ballesteros, instruye paso a paso sobre cómo enviar un altar digital a través de la página web del museo.

Día de los Muertos as a Cultural Cornerstone
Presenters: René Ballesteros & Pamela Morales de Hendricks
Oct. 28, 2020

The home altar is a staple of Día de los Muertos celebrations, and it includes several elements such as water, flowers and photographs. Museum staff will provide key elements and their origins and significance.

“Ghosts of Rio Grande Valley” with David Bowles
Presenters: Francisco Guajardo & David Bowles
Oct. 31, 2020

Sunday Speaker Series Online: Digital Altar Exhibit Reception
Presenters: Stephanie & Dalia Salinas
Nov. 1, 2020