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Saturday 19 April, 4-6pm

(Annex) Book Launch: Louise O’Connor

Presented By: Marfa Book Company

Admission: free

Book Release Party: Louise O’Connor, co-author of Images of America: Marfa will be signing copies of her new book, Marfa and Presidio County, Texas: A Scoial, Economic and Cultural Study, Volume One, 1937 – 1989, which she co-authored with the late Dr. Cecilia Thompson. This book, which is almost 500 pages in length, features an […]

Friday 18 April, 8pm

(Annex) Burning Bungalows

Presented By: CineMarfa

Admission: Free

Burning Bungalows brings new and experimental film from Los Angeles on the road this April.  With a hand-made mix of animation and live action on video, super 8, 16mm and 35mm slides we’re covering all the bases for an eclectic hour and 20 minutes.  The films tend towards an ethereal conjuring of spirits with a […]

Saturday 12 April, 6pm

(Annex) Lecture: Derek Sayer

Presented By: Marfa Book Company

Admission: Free

Lecture: Derek Sayer, author of Prague, Capital of the Twentieth Century: A Surrealist History (Princeton, 2013) will be speaking about the interwar connections between Paris and Prague, permeability in European Modernism and about Czech Modernism in particular. From the jacket: “Setting out to recover the roots of modernity in the boulevards, interiors, and arcades of the […]

Saturday 12 April, noon-5pm

(Annex) Writers Workshop

Presented By: Marfa Book Company

Friday 11 April, 7pm

(Annex) A talk with Pujan Gandhi

Presented By: Marfa Public Radio

Admission: Free

London art curator Pujan Gandhi will give a talk and presentation on the London art scene and the dynamics of the art world and market.  Pujan Gandhi has assisted in the curatorial departments of the British Museum, Middlebury College Museum of Art, High Museum of Art ad other galleries in New York and Mumbai.

Saturday 5 April, 6pm

(Annex) Lannan Reading: Carl Adamshick

Presented By: Marfa Book Company & The Lannan Foundation

Admission: Free

Fri 28 March, 6pm

Talk: Rackstraw Downes (note venue change)

Presented By: Marfa Book Company

Admission: free

(This was to be at the Annex, but has been moved to the Theater)  Artist’s Talk: Rackstraw Downes will read from Nature and Art are Physical: Art Writing 1967-2008. For those who haven’t seen it, Downes was featured on PBS’ series Art 21 a few years back. I doubt many people admire the series, but Rackstraw […]

Sat 15 March, 6pm

(Annex) Book Launch – Lonn Taylor

Presented By: Marfa Book Company

Admission: Free

Lonn Taylor will be with us to celebrate the release of his latest book, “Texas People, Texas Places”, the follow-up volume to his “Texas, My Texas”, which has been one of TCU Press’s best sellers since its release. This will also be an opportunity for people to have Lonn sign copies of his great two […]

Tues 11 March; 8pm door, 9pm concert

(Annex) Concert: New Bums

Presented By: Marfa Book Co, Interdimensional Music & Ballroom Marfa

Admission: $5

New Bums is a duo consisting of cult-heroes Ben Chasny and Donovan Quinn, formerly of Six Organs of Admittance and Sky Green Leopards, respectively.

Mon 10 March, 6:30pm

(Annex) There’s Something Out There (Listening Party)

Presented By: Marfa Public Radio

Marfa Public Radio hosts a listening party to introduce our new radio documentary series, “There’s Something Out There”.  The show covers stories about UFOs, ghosts, demons and all things strange.  We will debut the first two episodes to the public.  NOTE: this event may be scary for younger listeners.

Wed 5 March, 7:30pm

MISD Award-Winning Playwrights’ Works

Presented By: Marfa Live Arts

Admission: Free

Marfa High School recently completed a playwriting workshop with Octavio Solis.  Four of the winning plays were selected to be brought to life on-stage at the Crowley Theater.

Sun 2 & Mon 3 March

(Annex) Pincushion

Presented By: pincushion

Since 2007 the group has been seeking to re-examine multimedia by artfully combining emerging and anachronistic technologies to create improvised performances, non-linear sound and visuals.  The group frequently appears in festival, gallery and concert settings, often incorporating site-specific elements and trans-media arts collaborations.  For workshop details go to

Wed 26 Feb; 6pm

(Annex) MISD Nature Writers

Presented By: Marfa High School

Admission: Free

Students from the Nature Writing class at Marfa High School will read from the work they have produced

Saturday 22 Feb, 6pm

(Annex) Lannan Reading: Mary Jo Bang

Presented By: Marfa Book Company & The Lannan Foundation

Admission: free

Poet and translator Mary Jo Bang will read from, and discuss, her work

Saturday 15 Feb, 2014

(Annex) Lannan Reading: C A Conrad

Presented By: Marfa Book Company & The Lannan Foundation

Admission: free

Poet CA Conrad, author of Advanced Elvis Course, Beautiful Marsupial Afternoon and the Book of Frank will be reading from his work.