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May 21, 2016 at 630P

Mary Weatherford on Agnes Pelton

Presented By: Ballroom Marfa

Ballroom Marfa presents a lecture by artist Mary Weatherford as a supplementary program for “After Effect,” the current exhibition on view in Ballroom’s galleries. As a painter herself, Weatherford is particularly interested in the work of Agnes Pelton, a member of the historical Transcendental Painting Group active in New Mexico in the 1930’s and 40’s, […]

May 3, 2016 at 7PM

Marfa ISD One Act Plays

Presented By: Marfa Live Arts

Admission: Free

Four one-acts written by Marfa ISD students with Raul Garza

May 3 + 4, 2016 ALL DAY

CineMarfa 2016

Presented By: Cinemarfa

Admission: Free

The 2016 CineMarfa film festival lineup focused on films from and about California, with an emphasis on the rich history of experimental film from the Golden State. Two films from Agnes Varda’s California film cycle, “Lions, Love (…and Lies)” and “Black Panthers“, were screened, along with short films by Jordan Belson, Bruce Conner, Bruce Baillie, […]

April 19, 2016 at 7:30PM

Confessions of a Mexpatriate

Presented By: Marfa Live Arts

Admission: Free

Marfa Live Arts presents a play by Raul performed by actor Mical Trejo and David Garza.

April 23, 2016 at 7PM

“Agave is Life” Screening

Presented By: CDRI

Chihuahuan Desert Research Institute fundraiser showing movie “Agave is Life” by local Meredith Dreiss (Archeo Productions). We live among agave — it is a local cactus and CDRI educates us about our desert environment.

April 2, 2016 at 7PM

MAID screening

Presented By: Project X Theater, Marfa Live Arts and One Mind Films

Admission: Free

The event will be a celebration of the short film shot in Marfa in 2014. The Marfa community helped to make this film possible and the production team is forever grateful. We are bringing the Marfa community together to celebrate the work they helped to create. It will be a great filming reunion for community […]

March 13, 2016 at 2PM

Marfa Myths 2016 — Mushroom Movies

Presented By: Ballroom Marfa

Admission: Ticketed

Anthology Recordings presents David Fenster’s mushroom movies with local musicians; Raum with Paul Clipson; and Dungen scoring The Adventures of Prince Achmed.

Sunday, March 13, 2016. Doors at 2PM

Marfa Myths Festival

Presented By: Ballroom Marfa and Mexican Summer

Admission: $10

Films and music featuring Dungen and Raum. Marfa Myths is a cultural program taking place March 10 – 13, 2016 in Marfa, Texas. Curated by Ballroom Marfa and Brooklyn-based record label Mexican Summer, Marfa Myths features artists and musicians from within and outside of the label’s roster working creatively and collaboratively across music, film, and […]

March 10, 2016 at Midnight

Marfa Myths 2016 — Midnight Movie

Presented By: Ballroom Marfa

Admission: Free

Marfa Myths Midnight Movie featuring “A Poem Is a Naked Person,” about singer-songwriter and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Leon Russell as filmed by documentarian Les Blank between 1972 and 1974.

February 28, 2016 at 6PM

Free Marfa

Presented By: Free Marfa

Admission: Free

Nondenominational group who shares, in a community setting, teachings followed by prayer, music and fellowship.

February 13, 2016 at 7PM

Audubon — Film Screening

Presented By: King Land + Water

Screening of the film “Audubon” will be introducing the life of John James Audubon to a group of individuals who have an appreciation of birds, nature, conservation and American history.

January 22, 3016 at 8PM

Troublemakers: The Story of Land Art

Presented By: CineMarfa

Admission: Free

Troublemakers unearths the history of land art in the tumultuous late 1960’s and early 1970’s. The film features a cadre of renegade New York artists that sought to transcend the limitations of painting and sculpture by producing earthworks on a monumental scale in the desolate desert spaces of the American southwest.

January 29, 2016 at 8PM

Chinati Presents: Emily Sundblad + Matt Sweeney

Presented By: Chinati Foundation

Admission: Free

Artist and musician Emily Sundblad and musician Matt Sweeney present an evening of musical performance as part of Chinati Presents series that brings contemporary artists, musicians, actors and writers to Marfa.

Saturday, December 5, 2015, 8PM

Fire Island Opera Festival: Marfa

Presented By: Marfa Live Arts

Admission: Free

Marfa Live Arts presents the Fire Island Opera Festival: a series of opera performances and education programs in Marfa this December 4-6, 2015. Fire Island Opera Festival commissions new one-act operas and brings revivals of forgotten gems. Their West Texas performances will converge artists from the world of opera, theater, classical music, and visual art. […]

November 14, 2015

Artists’ Film International Screenings Curated by Laura Copelin

Presented By: Ballroom Marfa

Admission: Free and open to the public

10AM to 6PM Drop-in screenings of AFI international selections 7PM Featured screening of short films by Brigid McCaffrey Organized in conjunction with Whitechapel Gallery, London, Ballroom Marfa is pleased to present the 2015 season of Artists’ Film International, a program that showcases international artists working in film and animation. This year Ballroom Marfa will feature […]