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Exhibitions open at museum on Legendary printmaker of Mexico and Muerte y Monstruos: Papier-Mâché

California Center for the Arts, Escondido Museum will highlight the artwork and cultural significance of Mexico’s best-known printmaker in José Guadalupe Posada: Legendary Printmaker of Mexico.
On view now through November 21, 2021, this exhibition brings together nearly 70 of the artist’s most iconic images and includes a selection of rarely exhibited printing plates.
Often unrecognized by name, Posada’s iconic imagery has profoundly influenced popular culture. Imitated, re-appropriated, and celebrated, his calaveras (skulls) are referenced on everything from Grateful Dead merchandise to Disney’s “Coco.”
A section of the exhibition will explore Posada’s legacy and cultural influence.
The museum will also have a selection of Linares Family papier-mâché alebrijes and calaveras from the Larry Kent Collection. Together, the exhibitions celebrate the legacy and importance of Mexico’s artists on our region and cultural landscape.
Tickets are available for purchase at, by calling (800) 988-4253 or in person at the Museum.
Tickets: $12; $6 for Seniors and Students with Valid ID Online:
Phone: (800) 988-4253
In Person: CCAE Museum
Tickets are redeemable for one admission, any single day, during the exhibition. Museum Hours:
Wednesday 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Thursday – Saturday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Closed: Mondays & Tuesday

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