Perspectives of a Piñata | Mingei International Museum

Exhibiting artist and fine art paper sculptor, Roberto Benavidez, will speak about his art practice and why he chose the piñata as his primary medium. Using his works on exhibition as examples, Benavidez will walk you through how the piñata craft and its history influence his work.

This project was made possible with support from California Humanities, a non-profit partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Visit

Photo Credit: Roberto Benavidez, Illuminated Piñata No. 5, 2018. Photo: Madison Metro, Craft in America.


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