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Festival de Calaveras & Día De Los Muertos


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Festival de Calaveras Opening Reception & Live Auction

October 20 | 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art

The Association of Latino Faculty, Staff, and Students (ALFSS) and the Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art (RAFFMA) welcome the campus community for their joint celebration of the Festival de Calaveras exhibition which showcases painted calaveras created by artists and other community members. This event unites the campus and community in celebrating and appreciating Hispanic and Latinx/e cultures while raising funds for ALFSS student scholarships. Join us on October 20th for the public reception, live auction, and virtual auction preview to witness the incredible talent and creativity on display. 

Closest parking to the event will be in Lot A, Lot Ax, Lot L and Lot M

For questions about this event, please contact the ALFSS at

2023 Festival De Calaveras - Silent Auction

Auction Links OPEN! (See below)
October 30 - November 9 | 9:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.

A beautiful array of Calaveras hand painted and designed by CSUSB community members. The Calaveras Silent Auction is open to the campus community for a chance to win a one-of-a-kind Calavera from the 2023 collection. 

Brown Dot Calaca - Special Edition!

This year, ALFSS & RAFFMA are pleased to announce a special featured Calavera for high-price bidding. In collaboration with the Brown Baroque: Objects of Opulence exhibit currently on display at RAFFMA, the Brown Dot Calaca Calavera by renowned artist Linda Vallejo, is available starting at $500. This unique Calavera is part of a collection of works from artist Linda Vallejo, whose artistry addresses the social and cultural issues of color, class, privilege, visibility, and belonging. 

Dia De Los Muertos: Frida Kahlo Edition

November 9 | 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Santos Manuel Student Union Amphitheatre

The Association of Latino Faculty, Staff, and Students (ALFSS) invites the campus community to the culminating celebration of the Dia De Los Muertos, along with the Santos Manuel Student Union's Cross Cultural and Latinx Centers. All are welcome to this event to celebrate with a community Ofrenda, live music, food, activities, and much more!

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DDLM Past Years

<a href=";showinfo=0">Watch ALFSS Dia De Los Muertos - Fall 2018 YouTube Video</a>


<a href=";showinfo=0">Watch ALFSS Dia De Los Muertos - Fall 2017 YouTube Video</a>