Cheech’s Museum Completes His Arc From Pothead Icon To Chicano Art Champion | LAist

The Opening of The Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art & Culture of the Riverside Art Museum

 

The 61,420-square-foot center — formerly Riverside’s main city library — now houses one of the largest permanent collections of Chicano art in the world. Chicano is a term that became popular in the 1960s among Mexican Americans and Latinos to describe themselves as politicized.

Source: Cheech’s Museum Completes His Arc From Pothead Icon To Chicano Art Champion | LAist