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Sat 12 Oct, 2013

Chinati Open House lectures

Presented By: Chinati Foundation

Admission: free

1pm Donald Judd; Printmaker;  Brenda Danilowitz, Chief Curator, Josef and Anni Albers Foundation 2:30pm On Albrecht Durer (1471-1528); Francesca Consagra, Senior Curator, Prints and Drawings and European Paintings, Blanton Museum of Art 4pm Preview / Review; Artists Robert Irwin and Zoe Leonard discuss new work for Chinati, with Lynn Cooke and Rob Weiner

Fri 11 Oct, midnight & Sat 12 Oct, midday

(Annex) Sasha Pirker film screenings

Presented By: Chinati Foundation

Admission: Free

Sasha Pirker, current artist-in-residence at the Chinati Foundation, will be screening her experimental film works.  Sasha’s work for film engages the relationship between architecture and a sense of place.

Wed 9 Oct, 2013; 8pm

(Annex) Autre Ne Veut

Presented By: Ballroom Marfa

Admission: $5

Pitchfork describes this one-man act as someone who “shares qualities and a scene with acts like How to Dress Well, Games, and soul-aspiring indie bands from Bon Iver to Yeasayer … but Autre Ne Veut has something special.  For one thing, every song on his self-titled debut is a marvel, each in its own way.  […]

Sat 5 Oct; 6pm

(Annex) Lannan Reading

Presented By: Marfa Book Company

Admission: free

Nick Turse; political essayist and author

Friday 4 October; 9:30am - 6pm

(Annex) Border Studies and the Limits of Things

Presented By: Fieldwork Marfa

Admission: free

The second annual meeting of Fieldwork Marfa

Sat 28 Sep; 6pm

(Annex) Reading: Bill Johnston

Presented By: Marfa Book Company

Admission: free

Widely admired Polish translator Bill Johnston will be joining us for a reading from his work which includes translations for the novels of Magdalena Tulli, Anderjez Stasiuk,  Stefan Żeromski,  Wiesław Myśliwski, and many others. In addition to many other honors, Johnston has been recently awarded the PEN Translation Prize and the Best Translated Book award […]

Sat 21 Sep, 2013; 6pm

(Annex) Lannan Reading: Joanna Klink

Presented By: Marfa Book Company

Admission: free

Award winning poet Joanna Klink will be reading from her work.  Her most recent books are “Circadian” and “Raptus”, both published by Penguin. You can read her poem Auroras here.

Sat 14 Sep, 2013; 6pm

(Annex) Lecture: Michael Corris of The Dallas Collective

Presented By: Ballroom Marfa

Admission: free

Ballroom Marfa is pleased to present a lecture by Michael Corris of The Dallas Collective, creators of Open Studio: Every Person is a Special Kind of Artist, with Baggage, a Texas Biennial Commissioned Project on display at Ballroom Marfa, Sep 14 – Nov 9, 2013

Wed 21 Aug, 6pm

(Annex) Artist’s Talk: Jered Sprecher

Presented By: Chinati Foundation

Admission: Free

Chinati Foundation Artist-in-Residence Jered Sprecher will talk about his work.  He describes himself as a “hunter, gatherer” in relation to the visual world.  In his own words, “My work is based in an eclectic aesthetic.  My paintings extract elements from the high and low of visual culture.  This culture and crush of images is in […]

Saturday 10 August 2013; 8pm

24 Hour Plays

Presented By: Marfa Live Arts

Admission: free

A Marfa tradition lives on!  Open call for anyone wanting to write, direct, act.  You will have 24 hours in which to get your production together, at the end of which all plays are performed.  It’s a classic.  Watch local media for the call-to-entry.

August 8-10, 2013

Texas Lyceum: Marfa, Happening!

Presented By: The Texas Lyceum

The Texas Lyceum group will bring its members to Marfa for a weekend of private meetings and events, including two forums and a film presentation on Friday morning in the Theater.

Tuesday 6 August, 2013; 8pm

(Annex) Concert with guitarist William Tyler

Presented By: Ballroom Marfa

Admission: $5

Ballroom Marfa is proud to present Nashville-based guitarist William Tyler.

Friday 12 July, 2013; 6pm

(Annex) The Cowboys, Willie and West Texas: A Dialogue with Joe Nick Patoski

Presented By: Marfa Book Company

Patoski is the author of many books on Texas culture, including biographies of Selena, Stevie Ray and Willie, and has contributed lengthy essays to books on Conservation in Texas, The Big Bend, the Texas Coast and the mountains of Texas.  His work has appeared in many magazines and journals including the Los Angeles Times, the […]

Tuesday 9 July, 2013

Secondary Surfaces Rendered

Presented By: Marfa Live Arts

Admission: free

Performance, as defined by theorist Peggy Phelan, is that which disappears.  Art as defined by Andrew Wass, is the residual document of its creation.  Secondary Surfaces Rendered, the newest set of corporeal kinetic investigations by the Lower Left Performance Collective, combines these two definitions to blur the boundaries between dance and visual art.  Moving away […]

Thursday 27 June, 2013, 8pm

(Annex) The Marfa Stratum: How much of you is repetition

Presented By: Marfa Book Company and Fieldwork Marfa

Admission: free

An Artists’ Talk by Fabien Giraud and Ida Soulard The Marfa Stratum is an ongoing project made of two distinct elements : 1) a series of scultpures speculating on the geological becoming of human formations in the form of synthetically aggregated core samples, 2) a book unfolding the complex dynamics which have come to constitute […]