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)

September 30 + October 1, 2017 NOON - 5PM

Marfa Open Art Festival

Presented By: Marfa Open Art Festival

Admission: Free

Marfa Open Art Festival is an open, encouraging local, national and international artists to participate in artistic expression.

October 7 and 8, 2017 at 3:30PM and 2PM

Chinati Weekend

Presented By: Chinati Foundation

Admission: Free and Open to the Public

Approximately 1,000 people will travel to the small town of Marfa to enjoy a full, festive weekend of free and open viewing of the museum’s collection, the opening of Chinati’s annual special exhibition, free lectures and a film screening about Chinati’s special exhibition artist, Bridget Riley. Saturday October 7 — Talk from 3:30 – 4:30 […]

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. Doors open at 9a. Films begin at 10a throughout the day until 11:30pm. Please copy and paste this link into your browser to see detailed schedule: http://nebula.wsimg.com/eb4858f397ed12e15467f8dbdb2471ef?AccessKeyId=8D3373E05A6D33D4B706&disposition=0&alloworigin=

October 10, 2017 doors at 630p program at 7p

CDRI’s Conant Distinguished Guest Lecturer Series — Andy Sansom

Presented By: Chihuahuan Desert Research Institute

Admission: Free

The biannual CDRI Conant Lecture Series features guest lecturers who discuss timely topics relevant to the region. Andy Sansom, Executive Director of the River Systems Institute at Texas State University – San Marcos, will discuss water issues and concerns as they relate to the far west Texas region. A reception will follow.

November 18 + 19, 2017 10am and 11am

Artists’ Film International 2017 — Denise Ferreira da Silva and Arjuna Neuman

Presented By: Ballroom Marfa

Admission: Free

Ballroom Marfa is proud to present “Serpent Rain”, a collaboration between Denise Ferreira da Silva and Arjuna Neuman. This film is Ballroom Mara’s selection fro Artists’ Film International 2017. AFI is an international collaboration organized by Whitechapel Gallery, London, that showcases emerging artists working in video and animation. “Serpent Rain” is as much an experiment […]

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.