WHAT: Family Sundays: Día de los Muertos returns to the Milwaukee Art Museum on October 23.

Families take over the Museum for a day of art-making, performances, and more during this Family Sundays event, the first since 2019. All families are invited to Family Sundays: Día de los Muertos to celebrate the traditional Mexican holiday Day of the Dead, which brings family and friends together to honor loved ones who have passed on.

10 a.m.–4 p.m. Families can create art together inspired by the symbols and traditions of the Mexican holiday; student artists from Carollton Elementary, Escuela Vieau, and Notre Dame Elementary will display their artwork, including their own ofrendas.

11 a.m.–3 p.m. Families can meet Wisconsin artists Gabriela Jiménez Marván, who will display cartonería skeletons, Richie Morales, who will show his vibrant paintings, and Yesica Coria, who will share her corn husk sculptures .

11 a.m.  Dance Performance and Lesson with Alejandra Jiménez Marván

12:30 p.m. Story Time with the Milwaukee Public Library   

1 p.m. Drop-In Tour: Artists of Mexican heritage

2 a.m. Latino Arts Strings Program “Mariachi Juvenil Grandes Lagos”

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VISUALS: Families creating art together

Artist interactions in a family-friendly setting

Dance and music performances in the picturesque Quadracci Pavilion

Elaborate decor including a community ofrenda

WHEN: Sunday, October 23, 2022

10 a.m.–4 p.m.


Milwaukee Art Museum

700 N. Art Museum Dr.

*News vehicles can park on the front drive.

DETAILS: Family Sundays: Families take over the Museum for a day during Family Sundays. The cost to attend the event is included with Museum admission.

COST: This event is included with the cost of admission to the Milwaukee Art Museum.


Free to kids 12 & under, thanks to Kohl’s

Free to Members

Free to Wisconsin K–12 teachers with valid school ID or pay stub

$22 Adults

$17 Students, seniors (65+), military (with ID)

About the Milwaukee Art Museum

The Milwaukee Art Museum welcomes people from throughout the community and the world to find themselves and lose themselves in art, creativity, and culture. At any one time, visitors can experience over 2,500 works on view within the Museum’s collection galleries and three ever-changing exhibition spaces; participate in engaging programming; and explore the one-of-a-kind spaces across the 24-acre lakefront campus. The iconic architecture brings together structures designed by Eero Saarinen, David Kahler, and Santiago Calatrava. Famous for its moving Burke Brise Soleil, the Museum serves as a symbol for Milwaukee pride and connects the shores of Lake Michigan to the city’s bustling downtown. For more information, visit