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Oct 30 2023

Día de los Muertos: Communal Altar Installation 2023

October 30, 2023

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM


In Person at the LCC, Lecture Center B2



altar or ofrenda with papel picado celebrating dia de los muertos or day of the dead with orange cempazuchil flowers around

Día de los Muertos Fall 2023

Join the UIC Latino Cultural Center for this special commemoration!


Communal Altar Installation

When: Monday, Oct. 30th, 2023 • Time: 1pm-3pm CST

Where: in-person at the LCC, Lecture Center B2

We invite you to participate in our annual communal altar installation by bringing a photo or a remembrance item of a departed loved one to place on our altar, which will be on display until Friday, November 3rd.


Dia de los Muertos: Live Performance & Art Activities 

When: Tuesday, Oct. 31st, 2023 • Time: 4pm - 6pm CST

Where: In-person at the LCC, Lecture Center B2

Join us for pan de muerto, sugar skull decorating, a face painting workshop, and live music. Attendees are invited to contribute to our community altar as we honor departed loved ones through storytelling. Activities are first come, first served.

Face painting workshop by Kaelyn Andrade ( @kaelyn_andrade)

Live music performance by Jose Alfredo (@thejosealfredo)


Heritage Garden Harvest Fest: Rest, Reclamation, Rebirth

When: Wednesday, November 1st, 2023 • Time: 1pm - 3:30pm CST

Where: In-person at the LCC, Lecture Center B2

Join us to celebrate the Heritage Garden’s 10th year anniversary! Create skull-shaped seed bombs for your community’s guerrilla gardens and monarch habitats, repurpose fabric scraps through creative expression, and celebrate this year’s unique harvest. We will be handing out teas, salves, seeds, and much more!

All audiences are welcome.

For access needs or questions, email us at or call (312) 996-3095.



Date posted

Oct 9, 2023

Date updated

Oct 10, 2023