Day of the Dead events

Events_featureNov. 1
CHema Skandal Art Exhibition “Halloween de los Muertos”
Rotofugi, 2780 N. Lincoln Ave. | 7-10 p.m. | Free
Chicago-based artist CHema Skandal will be showing a small collection of his new Day-of-the-Dead-inspired paintings. The exhibit continues through Dec. 1. For more information, visit .

Nov. 1
Pre-School Family Workshop:
Little Skulls
National Museum of Mexican Art, 1852 W. 19th St. | Noon-1:30 p.m. | $20 per family (max of 4)
Bring your toddlers ages 3-5 to the gallery and art studio and create a playful little skull drawing. For more information, visit To RSVP, please call 312-433-3908.

Nov. 1
Day of the Dead Night
National Museum of Mexican Art, 1852 W. 19th St. | 6-8 p.m. | Free
All galleries including the main gallery with the Day of the Dead exhibit will be open for this family event that includes art workshops and live music. For more information, call 312-738-1503 or visit .

Nov. 2
Race of the Dead 5k Run
Bartolome De Las Casas Charter School, 1641 W. 16th St. | 8 a.m. | Free
Come support health and wellness in the community by being a spectator at this 7th annual 5k race through Pilsen and University Village. Enjoy traditional forkloric dance groups and live music by mariachis and house DJs throughout the race course, as well as authentic Mexican and Latin American food at the post-race party. For more information and a race map, visit

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