Northeast art gallery Altered Aesthetics holds a one-day art show and candlelit vigil at the gallery from 7 pm - 10 pm on November 1.
Guests to the gallery are invited to bring items to add to a public ofrenda honoring the deceased.
The silent candle light vigil will be held at 7.30 pm.
The Dia de los Muertos Art Show event is free, and participation in the vigil is open to all.
The Minneapolis Institute of Art collaborates with Austin High School, Thomas Edison High School (Minneapolis), El Colegio High School (Minneapolis), and Humboldt Secondary School (St. Paul) for this annual project and exhibition. Students create ofrendas, offerings made for the deceased for Dia De Los Muertos celebrations, which are displayed at the MIA.
The Young People's Offrenda Project exhibit is on display at the MIA from October 22 until November 24, in Gallery 110 at the MIA. Entry to the exhibit and to the MIA is free.
The Midtown Global Market is celebrating all week. Opening with a Festival on Sunday October 27, from noon until 2 pm. Live music, free food and beverage samples, and a traditional blessing with Aztec dancing to celebrate the holiday Dia de los Muertos.
On Wednesday October 31, the long-running Wee Wednesday event, the weekly program for pre-schoolers, will have a Halloween and Dia de los Muertos theme, with mask making.
And then on November 2, Dia de los Muertos Closing Ceremonies from noon until 6 pm. Cooking demonstrations will include a Pan de Muertos demonstration, and there will be plenty of other activities too, including live music and dancing in the Central Plaza.
The Zenteotl Project celebrates their 5th anniversary with a party at the Parkway Theater in Minneapolis on November 2.
The Baile de las Calaveras will have live music by Malamanya, Alma Andina, Son del Lago, and Axolotl, plus DJ Simone Steppa DuJour and Kalpulli Yaocenoxtli Aztec Dance.
Spoken word by Teresa Ortiz y Marion Gomez; Community ofrenda; Multi-media animation by Line Break Media, artwork for sale, and face painting.
In The Heart of the Beast Puppet Theater in Midtown Minneapolis has a long-running tradition of Saturday morning puppet shows. On November 2, their puppet show is Skeletons in the Closet, a story for children which remembers grandparents who have passed away. Two performances, at 11am and 1pm on Saturday 2 November.