Day of the Dead at the museum

On Saturday the USU Museum of Anthropology’s “Saturdays at the Museum” series will celebrate Day of the Dead or Dia De Los Muertos. This Hispanic holiday traces its origins back to the Mexoamerican Aztec culture.Museum guests will have the opportunity to participate in Day of the Dead traditions and explore the cultural meaning of the holiday. Program planner Deborah Neville says Dia de los Meurtos is a centuries-old tradition that allows people to remember the dead in a positive way.Visitors at the museum can decorate a sugar skull, make a dancing skeleton and collect traditional recipes. USU students and members of the public are invited to participate in the celebration at the museum any time between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

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