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Posted on: October 25, 2019

Día De Los Muertos Exhibit at the Sugar Land Heritage Museum and Visitor Center

Sugar Land, TX (October 25, 2019) – There’s a celebration right around the corner, and you’re invited! This year marks 120 years of Hispanic heritage in Sugar Land. In honor of this milestone, the Sugar Land Heritage Museum is hosting their family-friendly 2nd annual Día de Los Muertos exhibit at the Sugar Land Heritage Museum and Visitor Center. From Oct. 22 to Nov. 2, the community is invited to learn about the significance of All Saints Day in Hispanic cultures across North, South and Central America. Let yourself wander in the museum and admire personalized altars created by local families honoring their loved ones and lives in “Old” Sugar Land. 

An array of special celebrations and recognitions will be conducted through the extent of the exhibition. They include the following: 

  • Delight in complimentary refreshments, presentations, and other elements to explore our communal past.
    • Event time: Oct. 26 & Nov. 2 from 1 to 4 p.m.
  • Enjoy a vibrant musical ballet folkloric performance.
    • Event time: Oct. 26 at 1 p.m. & Nov. 2 at 1:45 p.m.
  • Dive into a world of sound by listening to local award winning singer Cameryn Gonzales 
    • Event time: Oct. 26 at 1:45 p.m. 
  • Get blown away with a rhythmic performance by Sugar Land musician Vince Ramos. 
    • Event time: Oct. 26 & Nov. 2 at 2:15 p.m.
  • It's not a celebration without a mariachi band performance.
    • Event time: Oct. 26 & Nov. 2 at 3 p.m.
  • Learn about Día de Los Muertos, Hispanic contributions to Sugar Land, and Hispanic genealogy from a featured speaker.
    • Event time: Nov. 2 at 1:30 p.m. 
  • Let your little one unleash their creativity while crafting their own Día de los Muertos artwork. 
    • Event time: Oct. 26 & Nov. 2 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. 

WHERE:  Sugar Land Heritage Museum and Visitor Center, 198 Kempner St., Bldg. B, 2nd Floor 

HOURS/COST:  

  • MUSEUM and Visitor Center HOURS:  Tues. – Sat.:  10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • General admission:  Free 
  • For more information, visit www.visitsugarlandtx.com or call (281) 275-2045.


ABOUT THE SUGAR LAND HERITAGE FOUNDATION
The mission of the Sugar Land Heritage Foundation is to research, collect, preserve, and communicate the history, culture, and values of the Sugar Land community, to help guide the community for the future. 

ABOUT VISIT SUGAR LAND
With a vibrant mix of history, performing arts, sports, shopping, dining and accommodations both luxurious and affordable, Sugar Land is a destination more cosmopolitan than cities many times its size.  Every day, every weekend, there is always a new event to enjoy, a new green space to discover and a new experience to remember.  Just a few minutes away from the largest city in the Lone Star State, Sugar Land’s culture, amenities and attractions are uniquely its own.  Plan your visit to Sugar Land and experience Texas a little differently from what you might expect. To learn more, visit www.VisitSugarLandTX.com. 


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