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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 7, 2017 at 8:00 PM

Art Fair Fever with Mark Flood

Presented By: CineMarfa

Admission: Free

Mark Flood returns to CineMarfa to present his feature film about a group of art students touring the art fairs of Miami. They’re looking for creative inspiration, but instead they find madness, disease, and death. Underscoring the themes of shameless self-promotion and commodification in the art world, Flood’s paintings are seen throughout the film bearing […]

May 6, 2017 at 8:00 PM

The San San Trilogy with Justin Lowe and Jonah Freeman

Presented By: Cinemarfa

Admission: Free

CineMarfa Film Festival 2017 presents The San San Trilogy. The San San Metroplex is an urban corridor that exists along the coast of California. It is based on an idea put forth by futurist Herman Kahn in his 1967 book The Year 2000. He speculated that the coastal area between an Diego and San Francisco […]

May 6, 2017 at 6:00 PM

9 Short Films by Ana Mendieta and ‘Ana Mendieta, Nature Inside’

Presented By: CineMarfa

Admission: Free

CineMarfa Film Festival 2017 presents 9 SHORT FILMS BY ANA MENDIETA and ANA MENDIETA, NATURE INSIDE. Ana Mendieta (1948-1985) is a pioneer among artists dealing with identity politics and feminism. Her unique hybrid of form and documentation, works that she titled “siluetas,” are fugitive and potent traces of the artist’s inscription of her body in […]

May 6, 2017 at 3:00 PM

All Divided Selves with Thomas Beard

Presented By: CineMarfa

Admission: Free

CineMarfa Film Festival presents All Divided Selves by Luke Fowler / With Thomas Beard The social and cultural revolutions of the 1960s were spearheaded by the charismatic, guru-like figure of Glasgow born Psychiatrist R.D. Laing . In his now classic text “The Politics of Experience” (1967) Laing argued that normality entailed adjusting ourselves to the […]

May 5, 2017 at 4:00 PM

Transpecos Environmental Activism Shorts and Panel Discussion

Presented By: CineMarfa

Admission: Free

CineMarfa Film Festival 2017 presents short films by Jessica Lutz, Vanessa Ramos, and Max Anderson documenting the construction of the Transpecos pipeline and the fight against it by local activists. After the screening there will be a panel discussion with the filmmakers and representatives from Camp Toyahvale, Two Rivers Camp, and the Big Bend Conservation […]

May 5, 2017 at 4:00 PM

From the Heart of the World: The Elder Brothers Warning

Presented By: CineMarfa

Admission: Free

CineMarfa Film Festival 2017 presents FROM THE HEART OF THE WORLD: THE ELDER BROTHERS WARNING The Kogi are the last surviving civilization from the days of the Inca and Aztec. They see themselves as the spiritual guardians of life on earth. For four centuries they lived in seclusion in the Sierra Nevada mountains, carefully guarding […]

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 7PM

6th Annual One-Act Plays

Presented By: Marfa Live Arts and Marfa Independent School District

Admission: Free

Marfa Live Arts invites you to join us at the Crowley Theater on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 for one of our most anticipated events of the year, the 6th Annual One-Act Plays. This electrifying, standing room only night of theater is the culminating event to our weeklong 6th Annual Playwriting Workshop with the Marfa High […]

April 29, 2017, 9AM to 1PM

Chinati Master Plan Symposium

Presented By: Chinati Foundation

Admission: Free

This Master Plan Symposium will present the findings and recommendations for preservation and growth of the Chinati Foundation from Boston-based firm Sasaki, and will be an opportunity for the community to learn about and discuss the future vision of the museum. RSVP required. Please email

April 20, 2017 at 7PM

Talking Climate: Why Facts Are NOT Enough

Presented By: Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center

Admission: FREE

Join the Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center and friends for an evening of Enlightenment and Inspration from the Climate Evangelist Katharine Hayhoe, Ph.D., physicist and atomospheric scientist, and Director of the Climate Science Center, Texas Tech University.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 7PM

Beacons

Presented By: Marfa Live Arts

Admission: Free

Marfa Live Arts’ 2017 playwright-in-residence Georgina Escobar presents her new play BEACONS. The show will be performed by Mindy Leanse with support by actors from the community. BEACONS is a satirical work envisioning a fictitious dystopian society “Divisible with Justice for Some.” After an ignorant, thick-lipped, evil clan of males take over the country, America […]

Thursday, March 23, 2017, 7PM

Tower Film Screening

Presented By: Ballroom Marfa

Admission: FREE

Screening and Q&A with filmmakers Keith Maitland & Sarah Wilson On what seemed like a typical summer day, August 1, 1966, a sniper rode the elevator to the top floor of the University of Texas Tower and opened fire, holding the campus hostage for 96 minutes. When the gunshots were finally silenced, the toll included […]

January 13, 2017

Hamilton Leithauser

Presented By: Hotel Saint George

Admission: $25

Hotel Saint George presents a very special night with Hamilton Leithauser at the Crowley Theater on January 13th, 2017. Doors open at 8pm. Show starts at 9pm. Tickets available at Hotel Saint George website.