July Family Days, 2022

The Chinati Foundation is pleased to announce the continuation of July Family Days this summer. On three Saturdays in July, from 9am-12pm, Chinati’s education department will host local families for free art making workshops at the museum.

January Family Day, 2022

Welcome in the new year with a day of family friendly art making at the Chinati Foundation! Join our educators on Saturday, January 29th, from 9am to 12pm, for a free Chinati sketch crawl.

July Family Days, 2021

Calling all tri-county families! Starting Saturday, July 10, the Chinati Foundation invites local families to free workshops at the museum. Occurring from 8-11am Saturday mornings on Chinati’s grounds, participants will explore selections from the museum’s collection, engage in artmaking experiences, and meet fellow Big Bend residents.

A Look Back at 2020

We invite you to join us in a look back at some of the good work, paradoxical moments, and beauty that carried Chinati through the challenging past year and into 2021.

Chinati Summer Shake-Up 2020

This summer, the Chinati Foundation will offer free online art projects for young artists near and far. We'll focus on the process of making art every Monday, Wednesday and Friday as part of this year's Summer Shake Up.

Judd retrospective opens at the Museum of Modern Art, New York

March 1–July 11, 2020

Judd, the first US retrospective of Donald Judd’s work in over thirty years, brings together sculpture, painting, drawing, and rarely seen works from throughout his career to survey the complete evolution of the artist’s remarkable vision.

Paint Making-January 18, 2020

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-December 1, 2018

This free workshop includes three speakers and a hands-on field activity. Participants will hear a lecture on grassland bird research and conservation, as well as gain experience in mist netting and bird banding.

Introduction to Indigo and Shibori-November 10, 2018

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.

Chinati Summer Shake-Up 2018 Video Release

This year’s Summer Shake Up was a spectacular success, with students exploring light, color systems and film. Students pre-K through 8th grade were encouraged to sink deep into Chinati’s works [read more]

Marfa ISD and Chinati present Light and Space Summer Shake-Up 2018

MARFA – Calling young artists!

All pre-k through 8th grade students are invited to play with light, shadow, pigment and film during this year’s light and space-themed Summer Shake Up! [read more]

Film Studies Workshop with David Fenster-February 10, 2018

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.