Día de los Muertos: Traditions and Celebrations Across Latin America

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Friday October 20

8:30 AM  –  3:00 PM

Join Cheekwood and Vanderbilt’s Center for Latin American Studies for a day-long workshop to explore the cultural and historical significance of the Día de los Muertos holiday across Latin America. Participants will hear from Vanderbilt scholars, learn about the Día de los Muertos traditions throughout all of Latin America, and take a deeper dive into the holiday as celebrated in Guatemala. Educators will also take part in a hands-on activity which incorporates standards-based curriculum and can be tailored for their own unique classrooms.