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.

Celebrate National Tequila Day with the spirit of Mexico

Friday, July 24, 2020
UNITED STATES ~ Enjoy the agave spirit with roots in pre-Columbian Mexico

Pachamama Day honors the Andean Mother Earth

Saturday, August 1, 2020
ANDES ~ This Indigenous Inca nature festival of Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, and parts of Chile and Argentina honors Mother Earth to bring a good growing season

Day of the Dead ~ Día de los Muertos

Sat-Mon, Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2020
We remember deceased family members on Day of the Dead because you live as long as someone remembers you

Mictlancihuatl is the Aztec goddess of the underworld

Sat-Mon, Oct 31-Nov 2, 2020
“You live as long as someone remembers you.” We remember you Mictlancihuatl.

México City Day of the Dead Parade

Saturday, October 31, 2020
MEXICO CITY, Mexico ~ This parade was inspired by the movie parade in the James Bond film ‘Spectre’

‘Crown of the Andes,’ Colombian art at the Met Museum

Daily
Colombian Ecuadorian Peruvian Indigenous Inca art
UPPER EAST SIDE, permanent collection ~ This Marian crown from Popayán, Colombia contains the legendary Atahualpa Emerald which belonged to the last Inca emperor

Christie’s

Daily
ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NYC ~ Exhibitions and auctions from antiques to contemporary art

Calpulli Mexican Dance Company

New York City’s leading Mexican folkloric dance organization has a touring company, a dance school and does arts in education programs. This company is so good, they should be on Broadway.

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Daily
UPPER EAST SIDE, NYC ~ New York’s encyclopedia of art

American Museum of Natural History

Daily
UPPER WEST SIDE, NYC ~ Human cultures and the natural world includes us all

National Museum of the American Indian

Daily
FINANCIAL DISTRICT, NYC ~ This branch of the Smithsonian does great bilingual exhibitions. FREE

Brooklyn Museum

Wednesday-Sunday
PROSPECT PARK, Brooklyn ~ NYC’s second biggest museum has good collections of African and Pre-Columbian art. First Saturdays are a Free party.

Staten Island Day of the Dead Festival 2019

Sunday, October 20, 2019
WEST BRIGHTON, Staten Island ~ Help build a communal ofrenda (altar) and learn Mexican Day of the Dead handicrafts for the entire family with teaching artists at Our Lady of Mount Carmel-St. Benedicta School

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

October 31 – November 2
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Mexican Marigolds are a Central American flower with healing powers that attract spirits to visit their families on the Day of the Dead

Ofrendas are home altars that invite family souls to visit on the Day of the Dead

October 31
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We build home altars to invite family souls to visit us on the Day of the Holy Innocents (November 1) and the Day of the Dead (November 2)

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

UPPER EAST SIDE ~ Antiques to contemporary art and Latin American art
# auction house

Tierra, the pre-Columbian Latin American landscape ~ Throckmorton

Vintage and historic photographs of the remains of Aztec, Maya and Inca cities in the Latin American landscape
Throckmorton Fine Art
Midtown East, Manhattan
June 28 – September 15, 2018

64th Winter Antiques Show (2018) is America’s premiere antiques show

Park Avenue Armory
643 Park Avenue
between 66th & 67th St
Upper East Side, Manhattan
PREVIEW
Thursday, January 18, 2018
SHOW
January 19 – 28, 2018

Mano a Mano Day of the Dead celebration 2017

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

NYC Parks Day of the Dead

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

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’ at El Museo

EAST HARLEM, Sat, Feb 6, 2016 ~ NYC’s Mexican Mayan circus theater tells the story of “Wacah Chan,” Mayan for the snake with two faces.
# mexican mayan contemporary dance

Dzul Dance ‘Tree of Life Trilogy II Kuxan Sum’ at El Museo

EAST HARLEM, Jan 9, 2016 ~ “Kuxan Sum” is the living umbilical cord that connects the spiritual realms. Meet conquistador Cortés and the native woman La Malinche who changed the direction of American history.
# mexican mayan contemporary dance

Dzul Dance ‘Tree of Life Trilogy I Soul of the Maya’ at El Museo

EAST HARLEM, Dec 12, 2015 ~ La Virgen de Guadalupe, patron saint of Mexico, made a surprise appearance on her feast day.
# mexican mayan contemporary dance

Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America’s Past Revealed

April 18, 2015 – May 20, 2018
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National Museum of the American Indian
Financial District, Manhattan
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Central American heritage