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Julyl 22, 2017 at 4PM

Marfa Presidio County Museum

Presented By: Marfa Presidio County Museum

Admission: Free

Every year the Museum brings a speaker who will talk about our area or his or her history in Marfa. This year our speaker is Brit Webb.

July 20, 2017 at 7PM

Through the Repellent Fence: A Land Art film

Presented By: Ballroom Marfa

Admission: Free

Ballroom Marfa is pleased to present a screening of Sam Wainwright Douglas’ latest documentary, ‘Through the Repellent Fence: A Land Art Film’ follows Postcommodity, an interdisciplinary arts collective comprised of Raven Chacon, Cristóbal Martinez and Kade L. Twist, who put land art in a tribal context. The director will be present for a Q&A to […]

July 12-16, 2017

2017 Marfa Film Festival

Presented By: Marfa Film Festival

Admission: Ticketed

Since 2008, the Marfa Film Festival has brought thousands of attendees, filmmakers, and press from around the world. Premiering international films, the festival attracts a diverse global audience including world renowned, award winning artists and musicians. The festival also courts filmmakers in hopes that they will return and increase the film industry and production in […]

July 8, 2017 at 7:30PM

in front of us presents “Nun Wa Zaytun” by Emtiaz Diab

Presented By: in front of us film series

Admission: Free

While listening to the stories of the people Murad meets with his Mobile Cinema, trekking from one venue to another, Nun wa Zaytun transports us to another Palestine. We encounter a simple rural life, far from the cultural and social stereotypes of modern, urban Ramallah or Tel Aviv, only kilometers away. Scattered communities come together […]

July 6, 2017 at 6PM

Marfa Book Co. Presents: Jan Reid

Presented By: Marfa Book Co.

Admission: Free

Jan Reid is a novelist, biographer, historian and journalist. His books include “Let the People In: A Biography of Ann Richards”, “Doug Sahm: Texas Tornado”, and the classic, “The Improbable Rise of Redneck Rock”. He will be reading from his latest novel, “Sins of the Younger Sons”.

June 17, 2017 at 7PM


Presented By: Chinati Foundation

Admission: Free

Chinati will host international dance company Entreflamenco for a residency that will culminate in performances that are free and open to the public. In addition, Entreflamenco will work with area youth and adult participants to teach the basics of flamenco dance as part of Chinati’s education program.

June 11, 2017 at 6PM

Chinelo Okparanta, Lannan Reading

Presented By: Lannan Foundation and Marfa Book Co.

Admission: Free

Lannan Writer in Residence, Chinelo Okparanta will read from her work. The author of several books, including the much loved novel, “Under the Udala Trees”, a Lambda Literary Award winner, Okparanta is considered one of the foremost novelists of her generation.

June 10, 2017 at 6PM

Donald Judd: On Thoughtful Building and Building Well, a talk by Caitlin Murray

Presented By: Judd Foundation

Admission: Free

Judd Foundation presents a lecture by Director of Marfa Programs and Archivist Caitlin Murray on Donald Judd as a furniture designer and collector. This event is part of Judd Foundation’s ongoing lecture series on Judd Furniture.

June 3, 2017 at 5PM

Agave Festival Marfa — Dr. Carolyn Boyd — Talk

Presented By: Agave Festival Marfa

Admission: Free

Dr. Carolyn Boyd will speak about the findings of her recent book, “The White Shaman Mural,” in which she builds a case that the mural, located in the lower Pecos Canyonlands, tells the story of the birth of the sun and the beginning of time, which would make it one of the oldest pictorial creation […]

June 2, 2017 at 5PM

Agave Festival Marfa — Dr. Steve Black — Talk

Presented By: Agave Festival Marfa

Admission: Free

Dr. Steve Black is an archaeologist specializing in hunter-gatherer archaeology. His talk will address the 500 generations of American Indians who have lived in the Chihuahuan Desert area of the Rio Grande and the eight millennia of plant baking practices that sustained them.

June 1, 2017 at 6PM

Agave Festival Marfa — “Agave is Life” — Film

Presented By: Agave Festival Marfa

Admission: Free

“Agave is Life” is an exploration of the history of the agave plant in the cultures of Mexico and the American Southwest. Agave’s story is told through the lens of archaeological, ethnographic and modern day vignettes, closing with concerns about threats A Q+A with the filmmakers, Meredith Dreiss and David O. Brown, will follow the […]

Saturday, May 27, 2017 8PM

Stephen Petronio: Performance and Conversation

Presented By: Marfa Live Arts and Fieldwork Marfa

Admission: Free

A dancer who has worked intimately with Halprin, Stephen Petronio, founder of the Stephen Petronio Company and an alumnus of the Trisha Brown Dance Company, performs her choreography on Saturday, May 27, at 8pm in the Crowley Theater. Following the performance Marfa Live Arts will screen two short films and then Petronio will engage the […]

Saturday, May 27, 2017 11AM

Nina Martin: Dance Workshop

Presented By: Marfa Live Arts and Fieldwork Marfa

Admission: Free

Community dance workshop led by Nina Martin, MFA, PhD, of the Lower Left performance collective and Associate Professor at TCU School for Classical & Contemporary Dance. Anna Halprin’s work begins with the belief that everyone is a dancer. In this community workshop–open to all ages and all members of the community, with no experience necessary–dancer […]

Friday, May 26, 2017 at 7PM

Anna Halprin on Film

Presented By: Marfa Live Arts and Fieldwork Marfa

Admission: Free

First event of Marfa Sounding: Anna Halprin, presented by Marfa Live Arts and Fieldwork Marfa. Introduction to the weekend by curator Jennifer Burris Staton and dancer Nina Martin followed by film screenings of Jacqueline Caux’s Anna Halprin – Who Says I Have to Dance in a Theater, 2006 (50 minutes) and Anna Halprin – Out […]

May 20, 2017 730P

It’s There for You

Presented By: Nalu Grushkus

Admission: Free

A play written and directed by a Marfa teen.