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Festival de Calaveras

A Dia de Los Muertos display. The ALFSS Día de los Muertos event brings the campus and community together to celebrate their culture and enjoy entertainment, food and activities.
October 19, 2021

CSUSB’s Association of Latino Faculty, Staff and Students will host the annual Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) event on Saturday, Nov. 6, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art. Registration required.

The Festival de Calaveras exhibition at RAFFMA. The exhibit includes 84 artists consisting of students, staff, faculty and community members.
October 12, 2021

RAFFMA presents Festival de Calaveras, a virtual art exhibit with calaveras, or skulls, decorated by CSUSB community members. Calaveras are now showcased on the RAFFMA website and will be auctioned in-person Nov. 6. RSVP required to attend auction.

Faculty in the News, College of Education building
September 22, 2021

Enrique Murillo Jr. (education) was interviewed for an article about the university’s celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month.

Hispanic Heritage Month 2021 graphic
September 14, 2021

The university will honor National Hispanic Heritage Month with a number of live and virtual events to celebrate the history, heritage, culture and contributions of Latino Americans.

CSUSB Faculty in the News
October 14, 2020

RAFFMA's Festival de Calaveras was featured on Spectrum News 1, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) discussed the 'red flags' in the comments made by a California 50th District Congressional Candidate about the group Defend East County.

The completed calaveras for RAFFMA’s Festival de Calaveras are now on virtual display on the museum’s website through Oct. 15.
October 5, 2020

Visit RAFFMA’s website and @RAFFMAcsusb social media pages to view the virtual Festival de Calaveras exhibition. All calaveras will be auctioned Oct. 30 and Oct. 31 to raise money for student scholarships.

September 13, 2020

Many of the monthlong series of events will be virtual as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, that is not preventing CSUSB from offering a wide range of programs to celebrate the month.

RAFFMA presents Festival de Calaveras
September 8, 2020

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, RAFFMA presents Festival de Calaveras, where participants decorate a calavera in September and show off their designs virtually in October. Contactless calavera pickup will take place at RAFFMA in Lot M on Sept. 15 and 16. Participants will have approximately two weeks to decorate and return the completed calavera to RAFFMA on Sept. 28 and 29.