Learn more about Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos), a cultural celebration of life, death, and family originating in Mexico. Use the USC Libraries resources to explore:

 - View Exhibits in Leavey Library, 1st floor elevator lobby:  Día de los Muertos Around the WorldJosé Guadalupe Posada's prints of calaveras (skulls)

Use Online library research guide to find library collections and resources:  libguides.usc.edu/dayofthedead

- Take one of our calaveras buttons, 1st floor circulation desk:  a limited supply of buttons of Posada's calaveras will be released every day, Oct. 25-Nov. 2

- Make a paper marigold (Cempasúchil):  by the study rooms and print stations

- Explore calaveras with online jigsaw puzzles

José Guadalupe Posada, the famed Mexican printmaker, is perhaps best known for La Calavera Catrina -- a nearly ubiquitous symbol of the Day of the Dead. Contact the USC Libraries Special Collections to learn more about our José Guadalupe Posada collection. Visit our library resource guide at libguides.usc.edu/dayofthedead for more information about Día de los Muertos / Day of the Dead and José Guadalupe Posada

A collaboration of USC Libraries Leavey Library, Special Collections, and Dornsife College Department of Latin American and Iberian Cultures

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