The Crowley Theater
April 29, 2017 | 9 am – 1 pm
In this symposium, the Chinati Foundation will present its new master plan to the community. The event will be moderated by Karen Stein and features Frank E. Sanchis III (Director, United States Program, World Monument Fund) and Billie Tsien and Tod Williams (principals of Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects | Partners).
A Tower, a film about the 1966 University of Texas campus shooting. Using archival footage, interviews, and rotoscope animation, the film explores the event through first-person accounts.
An experimental chamber opera about the life and death of Pancho Villa. This project is the third and final part of Graham Reynolds’ The Marfa Triptych. For...Read More
A special show of works by Texas Tech School of Art faculty, graduate students, and alumni.
The annual Marfa Film Festival featuring more than 50 films by national and international artists and filmmakers. For a full schedule and to buy passes,...Read More
A screening of work by Los Angeles-based filmmaker Brigid McCaffrey. “The full selection of AFI 2015 films will be on view at Marfa’s Crowley Theater...Read More
A program of choreography inspired by the West Texas landscape. The performance is conceptualized as an installation in Crowley Theatre and leaves behind ephemera as...Read More
The premiere performance of a new work by New York-based artist Sahra Motalebi–a series of six musical landscape portraits for the stage.
Suzanne Bocanegra’s unusual “lecture” is a live performance directed by Paul Lazar and starring Frances McDormand. In 2010, the Houston-born/New York-based artist collaborated with Paul...Read More
Architects Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee will give a talk about their work. While maintaining a deep commitment to architecture history and the discipline’s ongoing...Read More
Ballroom Marfa’s fifth annual New Year’s film program with a screening of Philippe Garrel’s 1968 film Le Révélateur, with a live score by Philadelphia harpist...Read More
A special performance of Morton Feldman’s iconic work. Unable to attend the event ? It will be streamed on Chinati’s website live.
Horn’s monologue is hosted in coordination with Marfa Book Company’s exhibition, Still Water (The River Thames, For Example) on display from November 1st through December...Read More
Join Ballroom Marfa this Saturday evening for the first installment of Graham Reynolds’ Marfa Triptych, a musical composition over three years in the making. Part One:...Read More
An evening of prose and poetry.
Artists Robert Irwin and Zoe Leonard discuss new work for Chinati, with Lynne Cooke and Rob Weiner.
Francesca Consagra, Senior Curator, Prints and Drawings and European Paintings, Blanton Museum of Art, will discuss the work of Albrecht Durer.
Brenda Danilowitz, Chief Curator, Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, will discuss Donald Judd as printmaker.1:00 PM
Ballroom Marfa’s distinguished Filmmakers’ Selection Committee has chosen Academy Nicholl Fellow James DiLapo’s script “Devils at Play” for the 2013 production of The Reading. Julia...Read More
A ‘performance art musical’ about sustainability, based on traditional animal fables from around the globe by Chinati Artist in residence Karole Armitage. Free!
Lawrence Weschler: A Typology of Convergences: Towards a Unified Field Theory of Cultural Transmission
In this talk, Writer Lawrence Weschler will consider a spectrum of such convergent effects, from apophenia, co-causation, fractalization, influence, homage, apprenticeship, allusion, quotation, appropriation, cryptomnesia...Read More
Writer Lawrence Weschler gives a talk on the unexpected difficulty of making credible digitally animated faces. He’s got a new book out: Uncanny Valley: Adventures...Read More
The Chinati Foundation is pleased to host a free screening of short films by artist in residence David Fenster on Friday night. Everyone is invited....Read More
Ballroom Marfa is collaborating ten other art spaces for a third season of the film and video program Art in the Auditorium, providing a glimpse...Read More
Lecture and exclusive screening of Mel Chin’s first animated film 9-11/9-11, Chile/U.S.A. Based on his novella by the same name, Mel Chin will also be...Read More
Come hear a talk entitled, Across Art and Architecture: A Conversation!
NY based Levingston, a world-class pianist, is well known for his commitment to the vanguard of new composition. He will feature Glass's A Musical Portrait...Read More