Upcoming Events


Thank you from the kindergarten students at Marfa Elementary School.

Cat Power at the Theater playing accompaniment to the silent movie The Passion of Joan of Arc. (Photo: Lesley Brown)

July 28, 2017 at 8PM

Rae Red and Dr. Tallulah present: “Water – a Dispatch from the Bottom of the Tub” and “Poonstruck”

Presented By: Rae Red and Dr. Tallulah

Admission: Free

Rae Red will perform: “Water — a Dispatch from the Bottom of the Tub”, an original performance featuring shadow puppetry, stop-motion animation and song. The show is a tale of water from polluted waterways to the bottom of the ocean, to the inside of our bellies, the bathtub and beyond. Kelly Nesbitt will perform her […]

August 3, 2017 at 7PM

WildWind Performance Lab: The Marfa Intensives

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

Admission: Free

The Marfa Intensives offers students at Texas Tech University the opportunity to concentrate on devised theatre. By its very nature, devised theatre involves almost all of our theatre practitioners, especially designers, actors, directors, playwrights and dramaturgs, in the act of creating new and and ensemble-built work that does not depend on a previously written text. […]

August 6, 2017 at 7PM

2017 Dance Ranch Marfa

Presented By: Marfa Live Arts

Admission: Free and open to the community

Lower Left Performance Collective in collaboration with Marfa Live Arts will present the culminating performance of the 2017 Dance Ranch Marfa workshop. Dance Ranch Marfa is a performance-oriented workshop focusing on dance improvisation taught by members of the Lower Left. This year’s facilitators in Marfa are Nina Martin, Andrew Wass, Leslie Scates, and Margaret Paek. […]

August 9 - 13, 2017

Marfa Poetry Festival

Presented By: Marfa Book Company/Canarium Books/Hotel Saint George

Admission: Free and Open to the Public

The first annual Marfa Poetry Festival—organized by Canarium Books and friends and hosted by Marfa Book Company and Hotel Saint George—will begin the evening of August 9th and end the afternoon of August 13th. There will be readings, a book fair, film screenings, exhibitions, conversations, live music, and more. August 10: 6-7PM Readings by poets […]

Friday, September 29, 2017 at 6PM - Sunday, October 1, 2017 at 1PM

Marfa Open Art Festival

Presented By: Marfa Open Art Festival

Admission: Free

Marfa Open is presenting alternative art works over a 2 week period, September 22 – October 6. At the Crowley, we will introduce weekend events and video artists will perform a sample of their works.

October 9, 2017

Thundering Hooves — Equus Film Festival Tour Stop

Presented By: Thundering Hooves

Admission: Free

This special event, focused on the beauty of the horse, will educate the public while offering free entertainment through independent films, documentaries, music videos and children’s art projects.

December 12, 2017 at 7:30PM

Winter Theater Showcase

Presented By: Marfa Live Arts

Admission: Free

Marfa Live Arts will teach a week long monologue/playwriting workshop to Marfa Junior High the week before this event. Selected student written pieces will then be performed by local actors and community leaders, bringing the kid’s words to life on stage at the Crowley Theater for the entire community to enjoy.