Paint Making

The Chinati Foundation is pleased to host Marfa artist Nick Terry for a free paint-making workshop from 9am to 2pm on Saturday, January 18. This introductory workshop provides participants with the skills, materials and knowledge to make water-based paints. They'll also gain an understanding of this versatile and timeless media.

Grassland Bird Field Day

The Chinati Foundation is pleased to host Sul Ross State University’s Borderlands Research Institute for a Grassland Bird Field Day on Saturday, December 1, 2018.

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Introduction to Indigo and Shibori

The Chinati Foundation is pleased to host Nashville-based teaching artist Aaron Sanders Head for a shibori workshop November 10, 2018. In this one-day workshop, students will learn basics of shibori resist dyeing, with a concentration on folded, tied, and clamped resist, and will learn to dye natural fiber goods in a vat of plant-derived indigo dye.

Film Studies Workshop with David Fenster

On Saturday, February 10, Chinati will host a one-day film studies workshop led by filmmaker David Fenster and focused on the Western. Fenster has selected a slate of films that span the genre, from classic to more revisionist and unconventional examples.

Range Ecology & Plant Identification Workshop

The Chinati Foundation is pleased to host Sul Ross State University’s Borderlands Research Institute and the Natural Resources Conservation Service’s Marfa Soil Survey Office for a Range Ecology and Plant Identification Workshop on Saturday, November 4th.

Charlotte Posenenske adult workshop

Chinati is hosting an alteration of Charlotte Posenenske’s DW series, the installation of large tubular constructions of corrugated cardboard in the temporary exhibition space. The event begins March 19 at 9:30am with a talk by Chinati director Jenny Moore, and reassemblage times follow throughout the day. The workshop is free though pre-registration is recommended. Children aged 12–17 are welcome to join with a parent or guardian.

Adult Lap Loom Workshop

Textile artist Suzanne Tick will lead a four-session weaving workshop for adults at the Chinati Foundation on Saturday and Sunday, November 7-8. The class takes place from 10am – 4pm each day at the museum’s on-site Art Lab. Evening classes are held the following week, from 5:30-7:30pm November 10 and November 11, 2015