Outreach and Education
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Lectures, workshops, classes, special open viewings of the collection and other events allow area residents and visitors alike a first-hand experience of the artistic vision, culture, history, and landscape that make Chinati and Marfa a unique place.
The Chinati Foundation offers programs and events throughout the year for both students and adults, many of them free of charge. Museum tours for school groups through Grade 12 are also offered free of charge. To schedule a visit to the museum, attend classes or lectures or to find out more about upcoming events, please see listings below, or contact the museum at 432 729 4362 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Chinati Foundation will host artist Ross Cashiola for a two-day workshop for adults on Saturday and Sunday, May 2 and 3, 2015. The class takes place at the Chinati ArtLab, located on the museum grounds, from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm each day. Evening classes will continue for two weeks on Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 5, 7, 12 and 14 from 5:30 – 7:00 PM.
Area students can look forward to plenty of opportunities for fun once school is out at this year’s Camp Summer Shake Up, offered by Marfa ISD with Chinati and other community partner organizations June 3 – July 9. The summer camp is free with breakfast, lunch, and transportation provided.
San Antonio-based Entreflamenco presents a week-long program including youth workshops in flamenco history, percussion and dance; a community demonstration with instruction for all ages; and a full-length production of traditional flamenco song and dance featuring original choreography, costumes, and set design. All events are free.
Everyone is invited to a sunset performance of Andrew May’s site-specific composition “Unset,” with Sounds Modern, area participants, and installed electronics in and around the freestanding Works in Concrete.
Experience Donald Judd’s 100 works in mill aluminum and 15 outdoor works in concrete at daybreak. Free admission for museum members and tri-county area residents.
Educational and public programming is supported with generous grants from the Cowles Charitable Trust, Exhibitions 2D, the Carl B. & Florence E. King Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, the Permian Basin Area Foundation, and Texas Commission on the Arts. Chinati also acknowledges the generous financial support and in-kind contributions of the people of Marfa.