Cheech Marin’s art collection to become nation’s first Chicano museum



While Richard “Cheech” Marin and Tommy Chong’s stoner comedy was decidedly silly, their financial success allowed Marin to pursue a serious passion of collecting Chicano art. Now, some 30 years after he bought his first painting, Marin is about to have his own museum – the first in the country to focus solely on Mexican-American art and culture. Anthony Mason reports.

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