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Performances 2016–17

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Days of the Dead Performance
Black History Month Performance

 

NEW THIS YEAR!
DAYS OF THE DEAD PERFORMANCE
Grades K–12
This year, celebrate Días de los Muertos and California’s cultural roots with professional performance group Cascada de Flores. This bilingual and participatory performance will include lively song, stories, ancient musical instruments, and dance. Students will discover Days of the Dead traditions of celebrating lost loved ones while learning more about each other.

Dates
October 26–November 4 (no performances on November 2)
Days & Times
Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, 10 am for Grades K–5, 11:30 am for Grades 6–12
Fees
$5 per person. A ticket must be purchased for every student and chaperone. Oakland schools may use a code to receive 30% off. If you did not receive an email with discount information at the beginning of the school year, contact groups@museumca.org.

Note: Days of the Dead exhibitions are now biennial, with the next exhibition opening in fall 2017. Days of the Dead school group tours will be offered in conjunction with the next exhibition. Check out our comprehensive and free Days of the Dead curriculum available year-round.

 

BLACK HISTORY MONTH PERFORMANCE
Grades K–8
Experience interactive Black History Month performances that acknowledge our history of oppression and celebrate the dreams and contributions of African Americans, presented by professional a cappella group SoVoSo. Students will learn about musicians and leaders, hear their stories, and discover how music is a way to communicate the challenges and hopes of all people—past, present, and future. 

Dates
February 15–24
Days & Times
Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday
10 am for Grades K–3
11:30 am for Grades 4–8 (no 11:30 am performances on February 15 and 22)
Fees
$5 per person. A ticket must be purchased for every student and chaperone. Oakland schools may use a code to receive 30% off. If you did not receive an email with discount information at the beginning of the school year, contact groups@museumca.org.
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