an exhibition of 50 piñatas touches on the cultural importance of the festive decoration
by Myrto Katsikopoulou
October 16, 2021
AN EXHIBITION OF 50 PIÑATAS
popular decorations at many parties and celebrations across the globe, piñatas are handcrafted ephemeral objects conventionally associated with joy, festivity, and the exciting release of candy. besides that, they are also the main focus of the new dynamic in-person and virtual exhibition by the craft in america center, called ‘piñatas: the high art of celebration’. available for view until december 2021, the display showcases 50 piñata sculptures, exploring the cultural significance of the festive object, as well as its capacity for social and political commentary.