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Exhibition: The Piñata Exhibit

  • Dates: June 23, 2017 - January 7, 2018
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Location: National Hispanic Cultural Center
  • 1701 Fourth St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-246-2261
  • Time: Tuesday–Sunday 10am–5pm
  • Price: $6 for Adults (17+), $5 for NM Residents (17+), Free for Youth (16 and under)
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Overview
The Piñata Exhibit (Sure to be a Smash Hit!) celebrates this popular art form with over 175 examples from Mexico, California, Arizona, Nevada, Texas and New Mexico. Traditional and iconic works, alongside creations by contemporary piñata artists, illustrate how piñatas maintain their historical and social importance while also reflecting transnational shifts in popular, political, and visual culture.