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Jan 21, 2012


Presented By: Ballroom Marfa

Admission: free

Ballroom Marfa presents three movies as part of the Autobody Film series: Matthew Barney’s HOIST, Claude le Louche’s RENDEZ-VOUS, and Kevin Jerome’s THE PRITCHARD. Please note that HOIST is for mature audience only.

Dec 30,2011

Silent Movie

Presented By: Ballroom Marfa

Admission: free

Ballroom Marfa present their annual New Year silent movie, with live accompaniment.

November 20, 2011

Lawrence Weschler: Uncanny Valley

Presented By: Chinati Foundation

A lecture with Lawrence Weschler on digital animation of the face.

November 4, 2011

An Evening of Short Films with David Fenster

Presented By: Chinati Foundation

An evening of short films with David Fenster.

September 30 - October 1, 2011

Dos Pocitos: Saints and Sinners in a Border Wasteland

Presented By: Marfa Live Arts

Dos Pocitos: Saints and Sinners in a Border Wasteland, a new play about life on the border set twenty years in the future.

October 21, 2011

Watkins Family Hour

Presented By: Marfa Live Arts

Bluegrass musicians Sara and Sean Watkins of Nickel Creek were joined by Michael Nesmith and Fiona Apple for an evening of music.

October 8, 2011

Hiroshi Sugimoto and Jean Arp: Lecture

Presented By: Chinati Foundation

The Chinati Foundation offered the oppurtunity to hear world-renowned photographer Hiroshi Sugimoto speak on his work, as well as historian Arie Gartog speak on the work of sculptor Jean Arp.

September 3, 2011

Becoming Kinky: The World According to Kinky Friedman

Presented By: Marfa Live Arts

The West Texas debut of the musical about the life of Kinky Friedman, the iconoclastic Texas musician, author and politician.

August 26, 2011

Art in the Auditorium 3

Presented By: Ballroom Marfa

The opening reception and screening of Kelly Nipper’s film, as well as screenings of the Art in the Auditorium films.

August 7, 2011

The Light and the Land

An hour-long documentary on the town of Marfa, locally produced by Joe Cashiola and Chris Hillen for the PBS affiliate in Austin, KLRU.

August 6, 2011

Marfa 24 Hour Plays

Presented By: Marfa Live Arts

Marfa participants wrote, directed, rehearsed and performed approximately eight one-act plays in twenty-four hours.

July 8, 2011

Cass McCombs

Presented By: Ballroom Marfa

Musical performance by singer/songwriter Cass McCombs.

June 11, 2011

Battle Banners: Flags of the American Revolution

Presented By: Marfa and Presidio County Museum

A presentation of Flags of the American Revolution from Matt Walker of the Museum of the Big Bend.

Texas Round Up

Marfa Elementary School’s Kindergarten class was on stage with self designed stick horses, Texas nursery songs and facts about Texas.

May 5, 2011


Presented By: CineMarfa

The first annual CineMarfa film festival. Highlights included Larry Clark’s presentation of newly unearthed 16mm film footage from Tulsa, SxSW and Austin Chronicle founder Louis Black introducing Austin filmmaker Eagle Pennell’s film The Whole Shootin’ Match, the Texas premiere of Celine Danhier’s documentary on No Wave Cinema Blank City, and Glenn O’Brien’s presentation of rarely-seen […]