Free workshops to create masks for the second annual Dia De Los Muertos parade on Friday, Oct. 28, are being held on Saturdays at The Shops of Grand Avenue, 161 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Participants are encouraged to bring a photo of a loved one or inspirational person who has passed away. Attendees at a recent workshop decorated masks, skeleton heads and memorial wreaths to honor the dead.
The workshops are organized by Milwaukee Mijas, a collective of women artists and performers, which provides masks, tools and paint to create the memorials. The remaining workshops will be held on Friday, Oct. 14, and Saturday, Oct. 15, from 1-5 p.m.