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December 23, 2016 at 8PM

in front of us presents “American Honey” by Andrea Arnold

Presented By: in front of us film series

Admission: Free

The winner of this year’s Cannes Jury Prize, American Honey opens with a shot of two children and their teenage sister and caretaker, Star (Sasha Lane), scavenging dinner out of a dumpster. There they find an entire raw chicken still in its package, among other treasures. The scene functions both as a moment of grim […]

December 13, 2016 at 7PM

in front of us presents “Certain Women” by Kelly Reichardt

Presented By: in front of us film series

Admission: Free

Certain Women is, according to the New York Times, “arguably the most precise expression” of Kelly Reichardt’s vision to date. The film features Laura Dern, Lily Gladstone, Kristen Stewart and Michelle Williams, and consists of three short narratives, all set on the plains of the contemporary Northwest. Dern is a lawyer who finds herself contending […]

December 10, 2016, 6PM

Judd Foundation Lecture

Presented By: Judd Foundation

Admission: Free and open to the public

The lecture, led by Dr. Frances Colpitt, Deedie Potter Rose Chair of Art History, Texas Christian University, will examine aspects of Donald Judd’s practice as an artist and writer. Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

December 9, 2016 at 7PM

Monologues and Scene Showcase with Marfa Independent School District Students

Presented By: Marfa Live Arts

Admission: Free

Winning monologues and scenes from a week-long playwriting prep workshop taught by Marfa Live Arts and visiting playwright in residence, Wayne Hilton, will be staged at the Crowley Theater for parents, students and community to enjoy. Actors will include community leaders, students and professional talent.

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 […]