Pre-Columbian New York City

Pre-Columbian New York City is under Inwood Hill Park and the National Museum of the American Indian. The Day of the Dead is Pre-Columbian.

Pachamama is Andean Earth Day

August 1

Mano a Mano Day of the Dead celebration

St. Mark’s Church
131 East 10th St
at Second Ave
East Village, Manhattan
Friday – Sunday
October 27 – 29, 2017

Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America’s Past Revealed

Central American artifacts
National Museum of the American Indian
1 Bowling Green
Financial District
EXTENDED
Through October 2018
FREE

Day of the Dead blends Aztec, Spanish, and American traditions

We prepare:
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Child Souls visit:
Wed, November 1, 2017
Adult Souls visit and we tend family graves:
Thursday, November 2, 2017

Calpulli ‘Día de los Muertos’ celebrates Day of the Dead at The Town Hall

Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank, New Jersey
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Queens Theatre
Sunday, October 29, 2017
The Town Hall, Midtown, Manhattan
Saturday, November 4, 2017

Throckmorton Fine Art is America’s leading dealer of Latin American Photography, and Pre-Columbian & Chinese Artifacts

145 East 57th St, 3rd Floor
between Lexington & Third Ave, Midtown East
Closed Sunday & Monday

Calpulli Mexican Dance Company

Count Basie Theatre
Red Bank, New Jersey
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Queens Theatre
Queens, New York City
Sunday, October 29, 2017
The Town Hall
Manhattan, New York City
Saturday, November 4, 2017

Brooklyn Museum is known for its collections of art of the world

200 Eastern Parkway
at Washington Ave
Prospect Park, Brooklyn
Closed Monday & Tuesday

Crown of the Andes contains the Atahualpa Emerald

Colombian religious icon with Inca emerald
Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 5th Ave, Upper East Side
Ongoing

Sotheby’s is one of the world’s leading art auction houses

1334 York Ave
between 71st & 72nd St
Upper East Side, Manhattan
Open Daily

Christie’s is the world’s leading art business

Latin American Art auctions in May and November are pillars of NYC’s Latin art scene

25th Staten Island Day of the Dead Festival 2017

Our Lady of Mount Carmel-St. Benedicta School
285 Clove Rd
West Brighton, Staten Island
Sunday, October 22, 2017

Day of the Dead Ofrendas are home altars with offerings for dead relatives

An ofrenda is a homemade altar filled with a collection of offerings to welcome the soul of a dead family member to visit on Mexican Day of the Dead celebrations

Day of the Dead honors Mictlancihuatl, Aztec goddess of the underworld

Skull Catrina is the modern representation of Mictlancihuatl

James Bond’s Day of the Dead parade inspired a real Mexico City parade

Paseo de la Reforma
Mexico City
Saturday, October 29, 2016

Mexican Marigold, Aztec Marigold, Cempasúchil are Day of the Dead flowers

Mexican Marigolds are a Central American flower with healing powers that attract spirits to visit their families on the Day of the Dead

Winter Antiques Show is America’s premiere antiques show

Park Avenue Armory
643 Park Avenue
Upper East Side
January 19-28, 2018

NYC Parks Day of the Dead

Saint Mary’s Park
Mott Haven, The Bronx
Saturday, October 28, 2017

American Museum of Natural History ~ New York Latin Culture

Central Park West & 79th St
Upper West Side
Open Daily

Metropolitan Museum of Art is New York City’s Encyclopedia of Art

Fifth Avenue & 82nd St
Upper East Side
Open Daily

Sotheby’s Brings Pre-Columbian Antiquities to Market

Mexican, Peruvian, and Chilean antiquities are on sale in the Art of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas auction, Mon, May 15, 2017

CocoaDíos

A high-energy immersive experience of the ancient Mesoamerican legend of how chocolate came to earth
at the House of Yes, Brooklyn May 5-21, 2016

Dzul Dance Tree of Life Trilogy III Wacah Chan (Premiere)

NYC’s Mayan circus theater tells the story of “Wacah Chan,” Mayan for the snake with two faces
El Museo del Barrio
Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 8pm

Dzul Dance Tree of Life Trilogy II Kuxan Sum

“Kuxan Sum” is the living umbilical cord that connects the spiritual realms. Meet conquistador Cortés and the native maiden La Malinche who changed the direction of American history.

Dzul Dance Tree of Life Trilogy I Soul of the Maya

Premiered on December 12, 2015 at El Museo del Barrio in New York City, La Virgen de Guadalupe, patron saint of Mexico, made a surprise appearance on her feast day.


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