2020 Workshops

Although the Marigold Parade will not be held in 2020, we will continue to host the full schedule of workshops for 2020 from September through October.

All workshops we be virtual and conducted over Zoom and Facebook Live.

  • Please register for all workshops you wish to attend.
  • All workshops will start at 1:00PM on the date scheduled.
  • See the event details to see where to pick up materials needed for the workshop.
  • Click on the Zoom link to view the event on Zoom.
  • Click the Facebook icon to view the event on Facebook Live.

Workshop Schedule

  • Silkscreen Printing/Mask Making Workshop

    Silkscreen Printing/Mask Making

    Learn about silkscreen printing as we create our t-shirts each year. Learn how to make calavera face masks for you and your loved ones to wear throughout the year.

  • Virtual workshop to discuss the process of silkscreen printing in Chicano Culture and see how the Muertos Y Marigolds Committee creates our t-shirts each year. In an effort to protect ourselves and each other, learn how to make calavera face masks for you and your loved ones to wear throughout the year. Click here to join Zoom event.

  • Parade History

    Parade History

    Learn about the history of the Marigold Parade and cultural significance to the South Valley!

  • Live/Online Zoom workshop to learn the historic origins and cultural significance of the Dia De los Muertos Marigold parade in the Albuquerque South Valley. Discuss the intent of the organizing committee as well as emphasize community voice and support. Click here to join Zoom event.

  • Wood Block Printing

    Wood Block Printing

    Discuss history of wood block printing and learn how to carve iconic Dia de Muertos images into wood blocks and print your image.

  • Live/ Online Zoom workshop to discuss history of wood block printing and learn how to carve iconic Dia de Muertos images into wood blocks and print your image. Please invite friends and family to join. Free to the public.
    Click here to join Zoom event.

  • Paper Mache #1

    Paper Mache #1

    Virtual Workshop to learn to crate a traditional paper Mache creation for your alter, or to display at home.

  • Learn how to make paper mache figurines and puppets to decorate your ofrenda! All are welcome! Please feel free to invite your friends and family!
    Click here to join Zoom event.

  • Paper Mache #2

    Paper Mache #2

    Virtual Workshop to finish paper mache project started in previous workshop or to display on your home altar or around the house.

  • In a virtual workshop, learn how to make paper mache figurines to decorate your ofrenda or to display in your home! This is the 2nd of 2 workshops to create paper mache designs. If you didn't come to the first one, no problem. Just start a new one and finish later. All are welcome!
    Click here to join Zoom event.

  • Papel Picado

    Papel Picado and Paper Flowers

    Virtual Workshop to discuss the history and significance as well as learn different techniques of how to cut and string papel picado (cut paper banners).

  • Virtual Workshop to learn different techniques of how to cut and string papel picado (cut paper banners). Learn to cut and fold 3 different styles of paper flowers to decorate your ofrenda or to display around the home.
    Click here to join Zoom event.

  • Sugar Skulls

    Sugar Skull Making

    Virtual workshop to learn how to craft sugar skulls for your family ofrenda!

  • Discuss history of sugar skulls and their use and significance Learn how to craft sugar skulls for your family ofrenda! Decorate sugar skulls with icing, feathers, beads and sequins. All are welcome! Please invite friends and family to join. Free to the public.
    Click here to join Zoom event.

  • Calavera Face Painting

    Calavera Face Painting

    Learn how to paint your face like a Calavera for Dia de los Muertos!

  • Learn how to paint your face like a Calavera for Dia de los Muertos! All are welcome! Please feel free to invite your friends and family!
    Click here to join Zoom event.

  • Altar Making Workshop

    Altars

    Learn the cultural significance and meaning behind the alter (ofrenda).

  • Learn cultural significance and meaning behind alter (ofrenda) making for the Dia De los Muertos holiday, as well as historical practices from its countries of origin as well as in our own state! All are welcome!
    Click here to join Zoom event.

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