Day of the Dead: Art of Día de los Muertos 2013

A journey through life, love and death, “Day of the Dead: Art of Día de los Muertos” is a new exhibit featuring contemporary installations by artists Rob-O, John Huerta and David Lozeau. Opening on Sept. 24 for Hispanic Heritage Month, members of the public are invited to participate by leaving a photo of a friend or family member in adjacent gallery through January 5, 2014. Visit http://www.californiamuseum.org/day-dead for more information.
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Servers in Día de los Muertos costumes from MAYAHUEL at the Museum's Day of the Dead party on Oct. 25, 2013.

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An altar by MAYAHUEL at the Museum's Day of the Dead party on Oct. 25, 2013.

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Face painting by Carmen Avila at the Museum's Day of the Dead party on Oct. 25, 2013.

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Face painting by Carmen Avila at the Museum's Day of the Dead party on October 25, 2013.

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Samples of pan de muerto and calaveras de azúcar cookies donated by MAYAHUEL at the Museum's Day of the Dead party on Oct. 25, 2013.

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Samples of calaveras de azúcar cookies donated by MAYAHUEL at the Museum's Day of the Dead party on Oct. 25, 2013.

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Display of new works by John S. Huerta Arte Studio at the Museum's Day of the Dead party on Oct. 25, 2013.

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Los muertos atop an altar by MAYAHUEL at the Museum's Day of the Dead party on Oct. 25, 2013.

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Altar by MAYAHUEL at the Museum's Day of the Dead party on Oct. 25, 2013.

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Servers in Día de los Muertos costumes from MAYAHUEL at the Museum's Day of the Dead party on Oct. 25, 2013.

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MAYAHUEL's taco cart decorated for Día de los Muertos at the Museum's Day of the Dead party on Oct. 25, 2013.

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Limited edition exhibit tees are available in men's and women's XS-XL sizes for $16.99 at the Museum Store. Buy yours today before they're gone!

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Our friends at Mayahuel Restaurant & Tequila Museum will be bring delicious refreshments and a special folk art chair display to the Day of the Dead party on Friday, Oct. 25 from 5:30-8:30 pm. $5 advance tickets available at https://dayofthedeadcalifornia.eventbrite.com/ or $10 at the door. Hope to see you there!

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Celebrate Día de los Muertos with California artists John Huerta, David Lozeau and Rob-O on Fri., Oct. 25 from 5:30-8:30 pm at the Museum. Special event includes cocktails & hors d'oeuvres by Mayahuel Restaurant, ceremonial blessing & performance by Xiuhcoatl Danza Azteca dancers, face painting by Carmen Avila, Sugar Skull Art demonstrations & much more, don't miss it! $5.00 advance admission at http://dayofthedeadcalifornia.eventbrite.com/ or $10.00 door.

Day of the Dead: Art of Día de los Muertos Reception

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Sacramento artist John Huerta (as seen in "Day of the Dead: Art of Dia de Los Muertos") designed this poster for Hollywood Forever's 2013 Dia de Los Muertos event on 11/2/13.

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Register for FREE Museum admission for 2 including the all-new "Day of the Dead: Art of Día de los Muertos” exhibit on Sat., 9/28/13 with advance registration at http://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/ticket/ Be sure to elect "CA - The California Museum" as the venue, and we hope to see you here!

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Sugar skull by Rob-O as seen in the Museum's exhibit "Day of the Dead: Art of Dia de Los Muertos" and featured in The Sacramento Bee. Photo by Hector Amezcua / hamezcua@sacbee.com. Read story at http://www.sacbee.com/2013/09/24/5763919/cathie-anderson-flywheel-aims.html#storylink=cpy

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Flywheel aims to help artists gain business acumen, momentum by Cathie Anderson, published on September 24, 2013 in the The Sacramento Bee. Read story at http://www.sacbee.com/2013/09/24/5763919/cathie-anderson-flywheel-aims.html#storylink=cpy

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Honor a loved one lost in the Museum's Day of the Dead Community Altar open through January 5, 2014. Download a sugar skull or photo frame worksheet and leave on display in the Community Gallery at http://www.californiamuseum.org/event/day-dead-community-altar

Day of the Dead Community Altar - The California Museum

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Frida Kahlo altar by John Huerta as seen in the exhibit, "Day of the Dead: Art of Día de Los Muertos," featuring contemporary art & installations by John Huerta, David Lozeau & Rob-O. For more information, visit: http://www.californiamuseum.org/day-dead (Photo of courtesy of John Huerta.)

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Sneak peek of Julia Child altar by Rob-O from "Day of the Dead: Art of Dia de Los Muertos" opening 9/24. For more information, visit: http://www,californiamuseum.org/day-dead

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Sneak peek of "Day of the Dead: Art of Dia de Los Muertos" exhibit opening Sept. 24: an altar honoring Frida Kahlo by John Huerta. See more of John's work at JohnHuertaArte.com

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A journey through life, love and death, “Day of the Dead: Art of Día de los Muertos” is an all-new exhibit featuring contemporary installations by California artists Rob-O, John Huerta and David Lozeau. Opening on September 24, 2013 for Hispanic Heritage Month. For more information, visit http://www.californiamuseum.org/day-dead

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Viva la Rossa: Bob Ross Tribute by David Lozeau as seen in the Museum's exhibit.

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Video featuring David Lozeau on "That's Art!? with Bif Naked"

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