Día de los Muertos or Day of the Dead is
an important and celebratory period on the Mexican calendar, with many
different public and personal activities and traditions to uphold and
In this class we will learn all about Day of the Dead as celebrated in Mexico, and make an embossed tin garland that features unique Day of the Dead symbols, like the skulls and marigold flowers.
Now is your chance to get hands-on and make your own embossed tin ornaments while learning about its cultural place across South American countries.
What will we cover?
In this hands-on class we will learn about:
- The history and meaning of Día de los Muertos
- Traditional activities, decorations and symbolism
- How to emboss tin: tools and designs
- Make your own embossed tin garlands!
- Wheelchair Accessible Venue
- Gender Neutral Bathrooms
- Discounted Early
- Free Ticket for First Nation Attendees
- Auslan Interpreter
Who will be teaching?
Colibri Stories emerged in 2022 with the desire to respond to the recognition, appropriation and appreciation of our own history and culture. We expose others to these deep histories and cultures through creativity and curiosity made into art.
Colibri Stories are:
Katherine (she/her) is a Colombian in love with her culture and roots. She is fascinated by being able to tell stories and leave a message to each person. Have a look at her events and workshops on their instagram.
Irma (she/her) loves to share her home country with viewers. She encourages everyone to immerse themselves in Mexican culture and art, through creativity. She wants to invite people to discover what lies beyond the other side of the world. Check her work out on instagram.
Photos: Teacher’s photos and RawPixel photo of altar.
Have a question or accessibility request? Just shoot an email to Maddy (she/her) at