Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead Family Celebration
On Sunday, November 2, families can enjoy traditional snacks, folk dance, crafts, and live music in museum galleries for this festive event. Decorate a sugar skull and design a message to place upon the Día de los Muertos altar. Experience the customs that make this Mexican holiday a joyful celebration. No advance tickets required. Snacks and activities free with museum admission except skull decorating ($5 per skull).
Mummies, Mildews, Manna, and Mosses
The Farlow Library and Herbarium of Cryptogamic Botany is steward of a wold-class collection of books, archives, and specimens related to four different types of organisms that play key roles in nature and society. On Thursday, November 13, attend a lecture with mycologist, Donald Pfister, in an exploration of the history and impact of this unique Harvard collection as it celebrates its 90th anniversary in 2014. Advance registration is required.