Monarchs & Mariachi

Monarchs and Mariachi Event at the Putnam Museum
September 9, 2023
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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Come Celebrate the Beloved Monarch

The Monarch butterfly is a beloved symbol of summertime, and we are excited to celebrate their upcoming migration to Mexico at our Monarchs & Mariachi event.

Join us for an afternoon of fun activities, including butterfly crafts, a screening of Flight of the Butterflies 3D in our GIANT Screen Theater, live music from Mariachi Los Aguilares band throughout the museum and more. Don’t miss out on this once a year opportunity to celebrate Monarchs and Mexican culture while enjoying an afternoon of family-friendly fun at the Putnam. See you there!

Schedule of Events

2:00 – 4:45 Drop in crafts (butterfly hand fans, tissue paper butterflies & flowers) and Butterfly Photo Booth
2:00 Common Ground Latino Influence Tour (Featuring Day of the Dead Masks from our collection)
3:00 Flight of the Butterflies 3D (in the GIANT Screen Theater, additional ticket required)
4:00 – 4:45 Mariachi Los Aguilares performs throughout the museum

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