Celebrating 120 Years of Hispanic Heritage in Sugar Land


This year marks the 120th anniversary of Hispanic Heritage in Sugar Land. The Sugar Land Heritage Museum & Visitors Center is pleased to honor this landmark in Sugar Land history with a Dia de Los Muertos exhibit from October 22 to November 2, 2019. We invite you to learn about the significance of All Saints Day in Hispanic cultures across North and Central America. Let yourself wander in the museum and admire personalized altars created by local families honoring their loved ones and lives in Old Sugar Land. Admission is free so bring your friends and family along as well!

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

  • Delight in complimentary refreshments, presentations, and other elements to explore our communal past.
    • Event time: Oct. 26 and Nov. 2 from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

  • Children's workshops creating Día de Los Muertos artwork
    • Event time: Oct. 26 and Nov. 2 from 1:00 - 3:30 p.m.

  • Get blown away with rhythmic performances
    • Ballet Folklorico MECA - Event time: Oct. 26 at 1:00 p.m.
    • Ballet Folklorico Flores Latinas - Event time: Nov. 2 at 2:30 p.m.

  • Learn about Día de Los Muertos, Hispanic contributions to Sugar Land, and Hispanic genealogy from a featured speaker
    • Event time: Oct. 26 and Nov. 2 at 1:30 p.m.

  • Enjoy a vibrant musical performance with local award-winning musician Cameryn Gonzalez. 
    • Event time: Oct. 26 at 1:45 p.m.
    • Event time: Nov. 2 at 1:00 p.m.

  • Experience a unique singing performance by local musician Vince Ramos in honor of this celebration.  
    • Event time: Nov. 2 at 1:45 p.m.
    • Event time: Oct. 26 at 2:15 p.m.

  • Sam Houston Math, Science, and Technology Mariachi Band
    • Event time: Oct 26 at 3:00 p.m.

  • Enjoy rhythmic sounds from the Mariachi band Luna llena from Rice University
    • Event time: Nov. 2 at 3:00 p.m.​​

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