The El Paso Museum of Art welcomes Cheech Marin for the first ever presentation of the Papel Chicano Dos: Works on Paper from his the private Chicano art collection.

The actor, comedian and Chicano art lover, Cheech Marin, has loaned the El Paso Musuem of Art over 60 art pieces from his private collection which is on display now through June 17, 2018.

Marin’s on loan collection includes works defining the Chicano identity, the Chicano Revolution and today’s Chicano art. Papel Chicano Dos: Works on Paper features works from Frank Romero, Carlos Almaraz, Glugio “Gronk” Nicandro, Benito Huerta, Diane Gamboa, Sonia Romero, and Sonia Fe. The exhibit will also include works by local El Paso teacher and artist Gaspar Enriquez, whose work is featured at the El Paso Museum of Art as well as Southwest University Park.

An Art Talk with Cheech Marin will take place at The El Paso Museum of Art on Sunday, March 18, 2018 beginning at 1 p.m. with a book signing to follow at 2 p.m.

Saturday, March 31: Baikas! Bicycle Tour*

  • 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. – Attendees can join local Chicano artist and muralist Jesus “Cimi” Alvarado for a guided bicycle tour of El Segundo Barrio’s murals. Bring your own bicycle or rent one through the SunCycle Bike Share Program in downtown El Paso and don’t forget the sunscreen and a bottle of water. (Tour begins and ends at ends at the El Paso Museum of Art)

*RSVP for the mural tour at EPMArsvp@elpasotexas.gov or by calling 915-212-3068.