Escondido, CA

Museum celebrates Center’s 25th year with special exhibit

An exhibit of Day of the Dead art placed to honor beloved relatives. An ofrenda (meaning “offering” or “altar”), is an essential part of the annual and traditional Mexican Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebrations.

Friday afternoon the California Center for the Arts celebrated the opening of its 25th anniversary exhibit museum exhibit that includes ephemera and photos from throughout the Center’s history as well as its annual Día de los Muertos altar.

This exhibition includes artists Tony Berlant, Doris Bittar, Jean Lowe, Robert Mapplethorpe, Ernest Silva, Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, Therman Statom, and Harry Sternberg, among others.

The festivities, which were attended by Center members and guests, included food prepared by the Center’s culinary staff and which included crab cakes, mango ceviche, pasta and other delicacies. 

Museum Hours: Tuesday-Saturday: 10 AM-5 PM, Sunday: 1 PM-5 PM, Monday: Closed.  General Museum Admission: Adults $12, Seniors and Students $6, Military and Children under 18 FREE.

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