Chinati hosts public programs throughout the year including lectures, performances, exhibition openings, and other special events that continue the museum's tradition of bringing contemporary artists to Marfa and sharing the collection and exhibitions with the public.
CHINATI WEEKEND: FRIDAY–SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6–8, 2017
Everyone is invited to Chinati Weekend 2017, Friday through Sunday, October 6–8. Highlights will include the opening of a new wall painting by Bridget Riley in the museum’s special exhibition building and a Sunday performance by Solange at Donald Judd's 15 untitled works in concrete. There will be open viewing of the permanent collection throughout the weekend and all programs are free of charge.
CHINATI ANNOUNCES A LARGE-SCALE NEW WALL PAINTING BY BRIDGET RILEY OPENING IN OCTOBER
In October 2017 the Chinati Foundation will inaugurate a large new multicolored wall painting by Bridget Riley. The artwork has been conceived specifically for the museum’s special exhibition building and will encompass the entire U-shaped enclosure. The work will debut during Chinati Weekend, October 6 through 8, and remain on view through 2019.
CHINATI WEEKEND 2017: TALKS AND FILM
Please join us for Chinati Weekend, Friday, October 6 – Sunday, October 8, 2017. The museum will host a film and talks over the weekend, open to the public and free of charge.
CHINATI WEEKEND 2017: MADE IN MARFA IS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6
Made in Marfa, an annual citywide showcase of local, creative talent, will take place on Friday, October 6, 2017, as part of Chinati Weekend. Organized by the Chinati Foundation, Made in Marfa brings together a wide range of venues, each presenting individual events at locations throughout Marfa. Artists, shops, galleries, and other businesses will participate with open studios, live music, food and drinks, and exhibition openings. The event begins at 5:00 PM.
ROSY KEYSER: "RECENT AND SKETCHY" AT THE LOCKER PLANT
FRI OCT 6 2017
During Chinati Weekend, the museum will host "Recent and Sketchy," a viewing of new work by Artist in Residence Rosy Keyser, on Friday, October 6 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Locker Plant in downtown Marfa. Keyser will show works in progress made during her residency.
LIVE STREAMING: RICHARD SHIFF ON BRIDGET RILEY
SAT OCT 7 2017
On Saturday afternoon at the Crowley Theater, Richard Shiff, Effie Marie Cain Regents Chair in Art at The University of Texas at Austin, will discuss the work of Bridget Riley. His talk begins at 3:30 PM. If you can't make it to Marfa for Chinati Weekend, the museum will stream Shiff's talk live from this page beginning at 3:30 PM CST on Saturday, October 7
SOLANGE KNOWLES FERGUSON AT CHINATI
SUN OCT 8 2017
The Chinati Foundation is pleased to announce a performance by Solange Knowles Ferguson on Sunday afternoon, October 8, 2017. Part of this year’s Chinati Weekend programming, the performance will begin at 5:00 PM on museum grounds in the field where Donald Judd’s 15 untitled works in concrete are sited. The event is free and everyone is welcome.