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José Ochoa, president of the National Museum of Mexican Art, poses in front of artwork

José Ochoa, the new president of the National Museum of Mexican Art, is taking over the role from the museum’s founder.

José Ochoa, president of the National Museum of Mexican Art, poses in front of artwork

José Ochoa, the new president of the National Museum of Mexican Art, is taking over the role from the museum’s founder.

Meet the new leader of Chicago’s National Museum of Mexican Art

José Ochoa succeeds Carlos Tortolero, who served as president of the organization for more than 40 years before stepping down in December.

José Ochoa, the new president of the National Museum of Mexican Art, is taking over the role from the museum’s founder.

   

Carlos Tortolero opened the National Museum of Mexican Art’s doors in Pilsen in 1987 with the guiding principles that it should be free and accessible. Now, as the longtime leader takes a step back, the organization welcomes his successor and a potential new vision.

Reset learns more about José Ochoa’s plans for the museum.

GUEST: José Ochoa, president of the National Museum of Mexican Art

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