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Mexican Sugar Skulls: History and Creation

Mexican Sugar Skulls: History and Creation

Saturday, October 2; 10am - 12:30pm

Instructor: Diego Marcial Rios


The workshop will begin with an historical summary of the history and origin of Mexican Sugar Skulls.

There will then be a demonstration on how to create your own sugar skulls at home. You will learn the ingredients/recipes for creating sugar skulls and application techniques necessary to decorate them. 

Then, roll up your sleeves to create and hand paint your own unique, expressive work. Let your imagination run wild, while you personalize your own sugar skull.

Premade sugar skulls and all decorations will be provided for this workshop.

Diego Marcial Rios received his B.F.A. at the University of California, Berkeley. He has exhibited his work at the National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago; Sonoma Art Center; Expressions Art Gallery, Berkeley.  

Fee: Members $50; non-members $60

Where: 781 Hamilton Parkway, Novato (building behind Beso Cafe)






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