Best known as one half of the hilariously irreverent, satirical, counter-culture, no-holds-barred duo Cheech and Chong (now on tour), Cheech Marin is a paradox in the world of entertainment. Furthering his goal to introduce Chicano art to a wider audience, Marin has entered a partnership with the City of Riverside and Riverside Art Museum to create The Marin Center for Chicano Art, Culture, and Industry. Tyndall filmed Marin at the Art Museum of South Texas, so the Chicano art in consistently on view. The Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art, Culture & Industry of the Riverside Art Museum, or The Cheech, is an art museum and academic center under development in Riverside, California, United States, with a planned opening in 2021.The center will focus on the presentation and study of chicano art from across the United States. Grammy-nominated musician El Dusty, known for mixing musical genres, wrote the score for The Cheech , adding yet another layer of artistic fusion. Cheech is an actor, director, writer, musician, chicano art collector, art exhibitor, and humanitarian … a man who has enough talent, humor, and intelligence to do just about anything. Cheech Marin comes to Riverside to celebrate his Chicano art museum fundraising milestone Riverside’s ‘Cheech’ museum gets enough money in state budget to open in 2020 For Muzeo, a publicly funded museum in downtown Anaheim, and for actor and art collector Cheech Marin, it’s a take two. When comedian and actor Cheech Marin agreed to gift his art collection to the Riverside Art Museum, which will administer the Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art, Culture, & Industry, it … The Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art, Culture & Industry of the Riverside Art Museum, lovingly abbreviated to just "The Cheech," is expected to open in Riverside, California later this year. “It’s a long era of really talented painters throughout society, in many places at once,” said Cheech… Sound The gallery will resume in … The Los Angeles suburb, with a population that's more than 50 percent Latino, offered to convert one of its building into the Cheech Marin Museum of Chicano Art, … Los Tejanos: Chicano Art from the Cheech Marin Collection presents 39 artworks by 14 artists born and/or based in Texas who are currently represented in this renowned collection. It is a documentary about a movie icon discussing fine art and museum studies. The art exhibition "Papel Chicano Dos: Works on Paper, from the Collection of Cheech Marin" runs from Feb. 2 through May 7 at the Riverside Art Museum. New Museum: Scream and Take Selfies at Distortions Monster World ... And considering the forthcoming Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art, Culture & … Cheech’s passion for Chicano art is so well known that the city of Riverside, California partnered with him to launch a museum entirely dedicated to the Chicano art movement which is still active today. It's been a labor of love for the 74-year-old collector who jokingly described the Chicano art collecting scene as "not a crowded field" to The Art Newspaper.