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August, 10 - August 12

Desert Encrypts

ROB MAZUREK, KRIS DAVIS, INGEBRIGT HAKER FLATEN and CHAD TAYLOR FILE UNDER: CREATIVE MUSIC / JAZZ / GRAPHIC SCORES Multidisciplinary artist, musician, composer, and improviser, Rob Mazurek, brings three of the world’s finest creative musicians to Marfa, TX from August 10-12, 2018 for a series solo performances and the premiere of Mazurek’s two-part suite Desert […]

Tuesday, July 24


Presented By: Marfa Live Arts and Lower Left

Admission: free

DANCE RANCH MARFA is a rigorous investigation of the relationship between the self and the group in an art-making context. The lab is intended to provide dedicated spaces for collective/individual learning and exploration. We use this time in Marfa to work, investigate, and collectively widen compositional, sensorial, and performance skills. Crowley Theater at 8 pm | Free […]

Tuesday, June 26

RBG (film)

Presented By: in front of us and Marfa Live Arts

Admission: Free

in front of us presents RBG: An intimate portrait of an unlikely rock star: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. With unprecedented access, the filmmakers explore how her early legal battles changed the world for women. Film screening at 7:30. Free.  

Sunday, June 24

Stephen Motika (Poetry) reading

Presented By: Lannan Foundation

Lannan Foundation poetry reading by Stephen Motika from 6-7 pm. Crowley Theater, 98 S Austin St, Marfa, TX Free.

April 6, 2018

Marfa Public Radio Event All or Nothing: stories of taking big risks

Presented By: Marfa Public Radio

Admission: Free + Donations

Join us for a Marfa Public Radio story telling series “All or Nothing: stories of taking risks.” This program is part of their spring membership drive and is not to be missed! 7 pm.

April 26, 2018

7th Annual One-Act Play Performance

Presented By: Marfa Live Arts

Admission: Free + Donations

Co-presented by Marfa Live Arts and Marfa Independent School District: This electrifying, standing room only night of theater is the culminating event to our weeklong 7th Annual Playwriting Workshops with the Marfa High School held in April. We will present four award-winning student one-act plays written by students with our 2018 playwright in residence Diana Burbano.   […]

Tuesday, April 24

Guy de Cointet Talk by Marie de Bruggerolle

Admission: Free

Marie de Brugerolle is art historian, curator, artist and dramatist. She is professor at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, France. Since the exhibition” Hors Limites: l’art et la vie” at MNAM Centre Pompidou in 1994 that she co curated, she questions the status of performance since its origins (happenings, events) to its end. […]

Sunday, April 22

Lannan Foundation: Lesley Stern Reading

Admission: Free

Join us for an essay reading by Lannan Foundation’s writer in residence Lesley Stern at 6 pm. Lesley Stern is the author of  Dead and Alive: The Body as Cinematic Thing, The Smoking Book (which, as Publishers Weekly puts it, “links more than 50 often stunning and always intriguing pieces in a mélange of genres, including fiction, memoir, history […]

Saturday, April 21

Vilis Inde Book Launch

Join us at Crowley Theater for a Vilis Inde Book Launch from 5 pm – 6:30 pm. Vilis co owns the Inde / Jacobs gallery in Marfa TX focussing on art by Chinati Foundation related artists and minimalist and reductive artists. Inventory includes prints by Donald Judd, Dan Flavin, Roni Horn, Richard Long, John Chamberlain, Richard Serra, […]

Friday, April 20

Wilderman Album Release Party

Join us for local artist Rob Gungor’s album release of “Artifice,” at 8 pm. “Rob Gungor’s new Wilderman record deals with the increasing rift between lived experience and its digital approximation.” TALKHOUSE 12/2017 – SINGLE PREMIERE / ARTICLE

April, 17, 2018

Marfa Live Arts presents: Reading with Playwright Diana Burbano

Presented By: Marfa Live Arts

Admission: Donations

Diana Burbano, playwright & Colombian immigrant presents a reading of selected works for students and community. Topics to include: influential women in history & DACA. Open to the public.

CDRI Lecture Series at Crowley Theater

Tuesday, April 10 7 pm – 8 pm.

Friday March, 30

Lonn Taylor “Marfa for the Perplexed” Book Release Party

Presented By: Marfa Book Co.

Admission: Free

Lonn Taylor’s “Marfa for the Perplexed” a book of essays concerning some of the most memorable people and events in the history of Marfa, Texas, Presidio County, and the surrounding area. Taylor, a native of Texas, worked as an historian at the Smithsonian in Washington D.C. for almost twenty years. He is widely-admired for his incredible […]

Monday, March 19

Judd Foundation & MBCo Present: Alex Kitnick

Presented By: Judd Foundation and Marfa Book Co.

Admission: Free

Please join Judd Foundation and Marfa Book Co. for a discussion with art historian Alex Kitnick. Kitnick will discuss Donald Judd’s early paintings installed in the Cobb House and Whyte Building, as well as the works from 1959-1961 that will be on display in “Donald Judd: Paintings” at the ICA Miami April 5-Jul 15, 2018. […]

Thursday, March 29

In front of us: Fat Girl

Presented By: in front of us

Admission: Free

in front of us presents a screening of critically Fat Girl at 7:30 pm. Thank you to Marfa Live Arts for supporting this film series.