INAH Offers Make-Your-Own-Craneo Workshops for Children
By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF As part of the ongoing celebration of the Day of the Dead, Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) is offering workshops, theatrical performances and story-tellings, as well as displays of traditional ofrendas (altars to the dearly departed) at its museums and archeological centers across the country.
During the workshops, which are being held daily through Sunday, Oct. 28, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., children are invited to decorate their own plastic craneos (human skulls). There is a 30-peso charge to recuperate the price of materials.
Those interested in participating in the workshops should register through the Departamento de Comunicación Educativa of the National Anthropology Museum by calling 4040-5370, ext. 412345 and 412348.