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December 8, 2016 at 7PM

Marfa Book Co. presents: Creeves: A Yamaha Odyssey”

Presented By: Marfa Book Co.

Admission: Free

Rob Crowley and Anthony DeSimone will present a sound and light performance to celebrate the release of Anthony’s new album, “Creeves: A Yamaha Odyssey”

December 6, 2016 at 8:30PM

Marfa Book Co. presents: Tom Jacobs “Rule of 72” Book Release

Presented By: Marfa Book Co.

Admission: Free

Tom Jacobs will speak about financial planning during Trump Administration.

November 10, 11 + 12, 2016 at 8PM

Pancho Villa From a Safe Distance — a chamber opera composed by Graham Reynolds

Presented By: Ballroom Marfa

Admission: Free

“Pancho Villa From a Safe Distance” looks at the life and death of Pancho Villa, the enigmatic hero of the Mexican Revolution, unlikely film star, and notorious bandit. Exploring facts from Villa’s biography while also examining the mythology surrounding him, the opera asks what Pancho Villa means to Mexican and American culture and where these […]

Noember 6, 2016 at 8PM

Chinati Presents: Douglas Crimp reading “Before Pictures”

Presented By: Chinati Foundation

Admission: Free

Writer, Douglas Crimp, will give a reading from his forthcoming memoir “Before Pictures,” as part of Chinati’s ongoing Chinati Presents programing, a series of lectures, presentations and performances held throughout the year.

October 31, 2016 at 7:30P

Final Girls — Film Screening

Admission: Free

Screening of Halloween film “Final Girls” is free and open to the public. This is an opportunity to provide entertainment to a younger demographic in Marfa (13 and up) who don’t often get to enjoy programming geared to their interests.

October 28, 2016 at 7PM

Silver Ochre: Who Are U.S.

Presented By: Marfa Live Arts

Admission: Free

Marfa Live Arts welcomes Silver Ochre, the duo of composer Thollem McDonas and filmmaker ACVilla, for a two-week Marfa Live Arts’ artist-residency culminating with their show “Who Are U.S.”, and ever-evolving poetic documentation of America. Using accumulative video, field recordings and live music, the work showcases a collection of diverse sights and sounds from their […]

October 7, 8 + 9, 2016 at NOON

Marfa Open Foto Festival

Presented By: Marfa Open

Admission: Free

The Marfa Open Foto Festival consists of lectures, workshops and films celebrating international photography.

September 17 at 8PM

Frances Scholz “Amboy”

Presented By: Chinati Foundation

Admission: Free

Chinati Artist in Residence, Frances Scholz, will present a screening of her film “Amboy”. This event is free and open to the public, helping Chinati continue its tradition of bringing artists, musicians, filmmakers and writers to Marfa. The program fulfills a need to provide varied cultural programming to a community with limited access to large […]

August 4, 2016 at 7PM

“A Wolverine Walks Into a Bar” and new work by Texas Tech University Students

Presented By: Texas Tech University, School of Theatre and Dance

Admission: Free

From Lubbock to Marfa. Jaston Williams of “Greater Tuna” fame, performs scenes from his new hit: “A Wolverine Walks Into a Bar” followed by new work by Texas Tech University students inspired by their experience in Marfa. The Marfa Intensives offers students at Texas Tech University the opportunity to concentrate on devised theatre. By its […]

July 23, 2016 ALL DAY

Irwin Weekend

Presented By: Chinati Foundation

Admission: Free

Irwin Weekend will be held in celebration of the grand opening of the Robert Irwin Project at the Chinati Foundation. Saturday will include a lecture, dawn-to-dusk viewing of the site and a community dinner. All open to the public and free of charge.

July 13-17, 2016 ALL DAY

2016 Marfa Film Festival

Presented By: Marfa Film Festival

Since 2008, Marfa Film Festival has attracted talented filmmakers, international press, industry professionals, and attendees from around the world to Marfa and far west Texas. Over 5 days we screen a diverse mix of features, shorts, music videos and experimental works. The festival brings internationally renowned films and the artists who made them to the […]

July 2, 2016 at 7:30PM

Beyond the Box

Presented By: Marfa Live Arts

Admission: Free

Marfa Live Arts present an evening of performance in three acts. “A Cool Dry Place,” a new durational performative sculpture by Riley O’Bryan will be followed by “NOOS: No One Owns Space,” a piece that looks at the night sky and space through film, music and movement. The evening concludes with “U Got the Look: […]

June 20-22, 2016 at 6PM


Presented By: Chinati Foundation

Admission: Free

Chinati will host international dance company Entreflamenco for a residency that will culminate in performances that are free and open to the public. In addition, Entreflamenco will work with area youth as part of Chinati’s education program

June 16, 2016 at 7PM

Benefit Screening of “Slingshot”

Presented By: Marfa Education Foundation

Special screening of “Slingshot,” a film about Dean Kamen, inventor and founder of FRC Robotics to benefit Marfa Education Foundation — Inspiring young minds to take flight.

May 28, 2016 at 7PM

Charles Curtis featuring Alvin Lucier

Presented By: Marfa Live Arts and Fieldwork Marfa

Admission: Free

Renowned cellist, Charles Curtis, will be brought to Marfa by Marfa Live Arts and will be accompanied by Alvin Lucier, musical artist and minimalist. The show will be curated by Jennifer Burris and produced by the MLA and Fieldwork Marfa team.