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Filmmaker, Art Collector, Entertainer Cheech Marin
(originally released on 11/9/2004)


Lecture by CHEECH MARIN at FIU

Steven & Dorothea Green Critics' Lecture Series presents Cheech Marin

What: The Steven & Dorothea Green Critics' Lecture Series presents a lecture by Cheech Marin

Who: Accomplished actor, director and art collector, Cheech Marin will speak about his extensive experience in collecting art. A multi-generational star, Marin is renowned for his work in music and animation. He recently ompleted production on Sam Shepard's play "The Late Henry Moss" starring Sean Penn. He also co-starred in the Alfonso Arau directed black comedy Picking Up The Pieces starring Woody Allen. Beyond his acclaimed career in motion pictures and stage performances, Marin is both a Chicano Art collector and humanitarian. Marin was the recipient of the 2000 Creative Achievement Award form the Imagen Foundation and the 1999 National Council of La Raza ALMA Community Service Award. Marin is devoted to organizations such as El Rescate and the Inner City Arts Council. Marin actively builds his collection of Chicano Art, which is the largest owned by a private citizen.

When: Friday, November 12th, 2004
8:00 p.m.

Where: Green Library, GL 100
Reception afterwards at the Frost Art Museum
Florida International University
University Park, PC110
11200 S.W. 8th St
Miami, FL 33199

All museum events are free and open to the public.

The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum is an AAM accredited university museum and Smithsonian affiliate. For more information please visit http://www.frostartmuseum.org or call 305-348-2890.

Museum hours are Mon/Tues/Thurs/Fri 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Wed 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sat/Sun noon to 4 p.m.



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