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.

Range Ecology & Plant Identification Workshop- November 4, 2017

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.

Pronghorn Field Day at Chinati-July 15, 2017

The Chinati Foundation is pleased to host Sul Ross State University’s Borderlands Research Institute for a Pronghorn Field Day on Saturday, July 15. This free workshop includes two lectures and two hands-on demonstrations from field scientists working with the Trans-Pecos Pronghorn Restoration Project. Through translocations, habitat improvements and predator management, this group works to bolster pronghorn populations that have reached historic lows.

Marfa ISD and Chinati present Making a Museum Summer Shake-Up 2017

All pre-k through 8th grade students are invited to sculpt, draw, paint and dance during this year’s museum-themed Summer Shake-Up! Partnering with Marfa ISD, Chinati’s annual summer art classes begin May 30 and run [read more]

Flamenco Dance Class for Adults

The Santa Fe professional flamenco troupe Entreflamenco returns to Marfa this June and will offer free adult introductory dance classes during their residency. Classes will be held from 6 – 7 pm June 20 ­– 23 at Marfa ISD Auditorium. Enrollment is limited, so be sure to sign up in advance!

Screen Printing Adult Workshop, February 4-5, 2017

The Chinati Foundation will offer a screen printing workshop and studio February 4-5, 2017, with returning instructors Josh Chalmers and Abi Daniel of Austin's Bearded Lady Studio. This process-based, hands-on workshop is intended for adults.

I Dig Soil: Free Soil and Ecology Adult Workshop-December 3, 2016

Bring your shovel and join the Chinati Foundation for a free hands-on soil and ecology workshop, set for Saturday, December 3. Members of the local USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service team will excavate and examine soil samples from three unique sites on Chinati’s 340 acres. Participants will learn about the formation, nature and classification of the earth under our feet.

Marfa ISD and Chinati present 3-D Summer Shake-Up 2016

Calling young artists and dancers!

All pre-k through 8th grade students are invited to cast plaster and concrete, sculpt clay, and construct wood and wire sculptures during this year’s 3-D [read more]

Unhurried Phantom: Film Studies Workshop for Adults-April 2 & 3, 2016

Chinati will host a two-day film studies workshop for adults on April 2 and 3. The program is an investigation into the ideas of filmmaker and critic Nathaniel Dorsky.

Charlotte Posenenske adult workshop-March 19th, 2016

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.

4H screen printing art project

Beginning mid February students will learn basic screen printing skills. Participants of last year’s art project will broaden their skill through more advanced techniques and a focus on composition and content. Class will meet four times times for approximately 2-3 hours per class.