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Lideres Latinos Oral History Project: Interview with Olga Viso
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Olga Viso was born in Melbourne, Florida. She attended Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida as an art major. Viso later attended Emory University for graduate school and afterwards became a curator at the High Museum. She later held the position as director of the Hirshhorn Museum for twelve years before becoming the executive director of the Walker Art Center. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Family background; art as her passion; childhood; education; lack of diversity in Melbourne; Cuban exile; Cuban cooking; museum experience; Latino artists; Latino community; networking; community involvement; local art; immigrants; Walker Art Center as a resource for artists; organizations; global image of the Walker; multiculturalism; and embracing her heritage.
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35 pages transcript
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01:06:04 running time
Interviewer: Duarte, Lorena
Interviewee: Viso, Olga
Made in: Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Hispanic Americans -- Minnesota.
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH135 (Library Call Number)
AV2011.2.40 (Accession Number)
MNHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Lideres Latinos Oral History Project'